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COVID corners food trucks, breweries

As bars and restaurants switched to takeout operations in the early days of the COVID-19 quarantine, food trucks and breweries found it more difficult...

Merkle enters agreement with Amazon

Columbia-based Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company, has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Through this collaboration,...

Howard Hughes and Blossoms of Hope beautify Columbia

The Howard Hughes Corporation and Blossoms of Hope are joining forces once again to plant 100 pink-blossoming trees – 84 Kwansan Cherry and 16...

Howard plastic bag fee starts Oct. 1

All stores in Howard County who provide customers a disposable plastic bag at the point of sale are required to charge 5 cents per...

Columbia places fifth on Best Places to Live list

Columbia, Maryland has been named the fifth best place to live in America by Money Magazine in its annual Best Places to Live list. The...

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...

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,...

State report faults BGE in explosion

An August 2020 staff report of the Maryland Public Service Commission’s Engineering Department (PSCED) faults the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) for the...

McClarty optimistic about jobs numbers

Howard County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leonardo McClarty said the numbers in the federal government's latest jobs report are both "favorable and...

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