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Ball removes Columbus Day from county

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month by announcing the newly formulated La Alianza Latina Workgroup (Latin Alliance) and recognizing Indigenous...

Kennedy Krieger expands in Maple Lawn 

Kennedy Krieger Institute recently opened the second location of its International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, building upon a 15-year legacy of providing “Hope Through...
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Greenfields Community Living Project breaks ground

Groundbreaking was held for the Greenfields Community Living Project, in Jessup. This project is an investment of $990,000 by iHomes Inc. a 501(3)(c) nonprofit...

Joint statement on School Resource Officers

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, Howard County Public School System Superintendent Michael Martirano and Howard County Board of Education Chair Mavis Ellis released the...

New spirits in Old Ellicott City

Howard County’s second craft distillery opened without a lot of fanfare on April 13, just one month after the COVID-19 quarantine took effect. Even so,...

YouTube Music, NIVA partner for music venues

YouTube Music and the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) have announced a partnership with the goal of helping to preserve independent live music venues across the United...

Ambu gets contract for single-use cystoscope

Ambu Inc., Columbia-based manufacturer of single-use endoscopes, has been awarded a contract with UroGPO, the largest group purchasing organization for private urology practice clinics in the U.S. The...

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...

Ball presents second round of rental assistance

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced a second round of HoCo RISE rental assistance funding, providing an additional $800,000 in CARES Act funds to...

Howard County kicks-off International Underground Railroad Month

Visit Howard County in partnership with Maryland Office of Tourism Development, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, and the Howard County Historical Society, officially kicked-off International Underground Railroad Month in Howard County last...

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