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Ball updates Ellicott City flood mitigation progress

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball provided a progress report on the Ellicott City Safe and Sound Plan launched last December for Old Ellicott City’s...

Ellicott City Tunnel Project to be investigated

A Howard County construction project to conduct soil borings in Ellicott City’s Historic District is underway. The findings from these soil boring will aid...

Arundel to have strongest forest protections in Maryland

After holding three public hearings, debating more than 40 proposed amendments, and hearing approximately 10 hours of total public testimony and deliberation, the Anne...

Cardin plan would accelerate development of quieter airplanes

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the Cleaner, Quieter Airplanes Act (S. 2387) that would make it a priority of the U.S. Government, through...

Empower Energies, Hannon Armstrong invest in solar

Empower Energies, a leading renewable energy development and financing company, and Annapolis-based Hannon Armstrong, an investor in climate change solutions, will jointly invest in...

MES signs agreement with Bioenergy DevCo

Maryland Environmental Service (MES) has entered into an agreement with Bioenergy DevCo (BDC). MES, a state-owned nonprofit, will provide extensive operational expertise to Howard...

Ball announces major updates to Forest Conservation Act

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced major updates to the Howard County Forest Conservation Act, which had not been updated since the 1990s, to...

Howard Council approves Ball’s two resolutions

The Howard County Council has approved two resolutions proposed by County Executive Calvin Ball that will strengthen development regulations and fees to protect the...

Crofton residents protest landfill

Many Crofton residents and activists celebrated on Labor Day weekend when the community won a years-long battle to prevent The Enclave, a proposed community...

HCPSS scores stay consistent

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) students’ performance in English language arts and mathematics achievement continue to follow trends observed in recent years, as...

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