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Howard’s Calvin Ball: County planning to define the future

By Dr. Calvin Ball | Howard County Executive  Last summer, we launched the planning process for Howard County’s next General Plan, HoCo By Design. In...

Howard County Board of Education adopts operating, capital budgets, plus capital improvement program

The Howard County Board of Education has adopted its Operating and Capital Budget Requests for the 2021-2022 school year (fiscal 2022), and Capital Improvement...

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...

Schuh Signs Mental Health Legislation

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh recently signed legislation to expand mental health services for residents. The $470,000 annual effort will fund two new Mental...

Howard County debuts Age-Friendly Community Survey

Howard County has launched its Department of Community Resources and Services (DCRS) Age-Friendly Community Survey. Part of a year-long process to gather data...

State of Howard County strong, resilient

Despite the pandemic and likely decreasing revenues, County Executive Calvin Ball declared Howard County “strong and resilient” in his annual State of the County...

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory tackles electrode to get safer batteries

A team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has developed a scalable process for producing a safe, high-energy-density battery anode...

Ball reports 2020 census progress 

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball highlighted Howard County’s 2020 Census response rate of 79.9%, which has surpassed the 2010 rate of 76.7%. The rate is 34th...

Howard sells $109M bonds, earns award

Howard County has announced that a total of $109,185,000 of refunding bonds were sold the week of Oct. 5. This year Howard County saw...

Mtech Ventures, AURP, CAI Win $50K in SBA Funding

Mtech Ventures, a University of Maryland technology company incubator program, won a $50,000 U.S. Small Business Administration Growth Accelerator Fund competition award to support...

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