Merriweather Post Pavilion Promoter To Require Patrons To Be Vaccinated For COVID-19Last week, concert promoter I.M.P. announced they would require proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test as a condition of entering any of their venues, including Merriweather Post Pavilion. On Thursday, they announced that that requirement would be getting stricter.
DC Man Shot By Police In Jessup Charged With AssaultA 31-year-old D.C. man has been charged after an incident Monday night in which he was shot by a Howard County police officer.
Officials Break Ground On Pond In Ellicott City To Assist With Dangerous FloodingState and local leaders broke ground on a new pond in Ellicott City on Monday. The pond is expected to help prevent a repeat of the 2016 and 2018 floods. 
Driver Strikes, Kills Pedestrian In Columbia, Howard County Police SayHoward County Police are investigating after a woman was struck and killed by a car in Columbia about 3:30 a.m. Saturday.
Wall Of Hope Aims To Lift Spirits In Ellicott CityIt's no secret - this historic stretch of downtown Ellicott City has been through its fair share of challenges: two major floods in 2016 and 2018, and then the pandemic crippled businesses. So, two groups - Centennial Wealth Management and the Ellicott City Partnership came together with an idea, a wall of hope.
Howard County Schools Mandate Vaccines For StaffAs school systems reevaluate their face covering policies, Howard County will become the first school system in the state to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for its employees.
Maryland Schools Debate Masks for All, Mandatory Vaccine for Teachers; Harford Co. Latest To Require MasksHoward County’s public school system became Maryland’s first to require either vaccines or mandatory testing for all employees.
Baltimore-Area Black-Owned Businesses Mark National Black Business MonthAugust is National Black Business Month, a time to celebrate Black-owned businesses and Black entrepreneurs.
Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In FultonHoward County police said a man died in a single-vehicle crash in Fulton Tuesday night. 
Maryland Schools Push To Vaccinate Eligible Children As Coronavirus Cases Rise; New School Mask Mandate Starts In Baltimore County SchoolsThe number of children with COVID-19 is rising nationwide with almost 93,824 new pediatric cases reported last week. That is up 143 percent compared to two weeks ago and at the highest level since February.
Dozens Participate In Casey Cares 5K In ColumbiaDozens of people laced up their sneakers Saturday for a good cause. People came out to run or walk in the 12th annual Casey cares 5K.
Centennial Park To Receive Nearly $8M In UpgradesHoward County Executive Calvin Ball announced Thursday Centennial Park West is set to receive new turf playing fields, new paths and light replacements thanks to an $8 million state grant. 
Howard County Government Buildings Reopen To Public MondayHoward County Executive Calvin Ball announced Monday that all of the county's government buildings are open to the public. 
Murder Of Pregnant Woman Rabiah Ahmad, Daughter Ahja Still Unsolved One Year LaterHoward County Police are asking for information in an unsolved murder of a mother and her baby that happened one year ago today. 
EF-0 Tornado Confirmed In Columbia Thursday EveningThe National Weather service confirmed that a EF-0 tornado was in Columbia Thursday afternoon.