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Women Entrepreneurs: Equity gaps don’t hold back start ups

Local women entrepreneurs are thriving, even though the playing field still favors men in many ways. By some measures, Maryland is regarded as a state...

Aldi, Lidl shaking up the grocery market

Two German companies are making inroads to the highly competitive grocery market. Aldi and Lidl are challenging old guard stores like Giant and Safeway as...

McClarty: Thanks to you, we made it

By Leonardo McClarty Undoubtedly, 2020 was one of the most challenging years many of us have ever faced in our lifetimes. The Coronavirus pandemic contributed to...

Columbia named leading city for jobs

Columbia was named the second Best City for Jobs in the United States for 2021 by WalletHub, the personal finance outlet. WalletHub compared 182 cities  ̶  including the...

APL, Howard partner on serology study

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, is partnering with the Howard County Government to develop a study that will determine SARS-CoV-2...

CA releases FY’22 budget

Columbia Association (CA) is releasing its $63.6 million budget for FY2022, which takes effect May 1. “CA is in very sound financial condition. Our cash...

HCPSS Partners with Jemicy School

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has partnered with the Jemicy School to increase staff understanding of the science of reading and dyslexia,...

Howard County reopens Welcome Center

The Howard County Welcome Center, located at 8267 Main Street in Ellicott City, has reopened with limited hours from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday and...

Timeline released for New Cultural Center

  The Howard County Council has finalized funding for a transformative first-class New Cultural Center (NCC) in Downtown Columbia. This project has been in development for...

Where’s my vaccine? Ball rolls out plan for distribution in Howard County

The high stakes coordination of COVID-19 vaccine distribution is getting fully underway. “To date our Health Department has received 4,500 doses of vaccine and has...

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