Area Mosques Accepting Donations For Local Afghan RefugeesAs thousands arrive in the United States from war-torn Afghanistan, many with just the clothes on their back, the Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is partnering with local mosques to collect donations for families and evacuees arriving to our area.
Principal Lannon, A Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Prepares For Students To Return To Guilford ElementaryTrish Lannon has been a Howard County assistant principal for years, and now, she's one week away from officially becoming Principal Lannon at Guilford Elementary.
Ball Announces Plans To Fund Body-Worn Cameras For Howard County PoliceHoward County Executive Calvin Ball on Monday announced plans to use $1.6 million in American Rescue Fund money to fund a body-worn camera program for police in the county.
Traffic To Switch Lanes On Route 32 Thursday For Highway Expansion ProjectThe State Highway Administration will switch traffic on Route 32 in Howard County from newly constructed travel lanes to the original lanes Thursday so crews can continue to work on the new lanes safely.
Operation Backpack To Give School Supplies To Needy FamiliesAs kids get ready to head back to school, families are starting to load up on school supplies. Unfortunately, it’s an expense that some families can’t afford. That’s where Operation Backpack steps in to help.
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.
Howard Community College Pays Off Outstanding Debt For More Than 2K StudentsHoward Community College announced that they will clear student debt for more than 2,000 students.
Howard County Police Investigating Fatal Crash In Annapolis JunctionAbout 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, David Lee Rice, of Glenelg, was on the Guilford Road bridge when the driver of a 2007 GMC Sierra heading northbound crossed into the other lane.
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.
Suspect In Elkridge Theft From Store Shot, Wounded By Police After Hitting Their CarA man shot by police is suffering non-life-threatening injuries and two officers are injured after their vehicle was rammed following a confrontation in Jessup, Howard County police said on Monday.
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.
School Districts Deal With Bus Driver Shortage Exacerbated By PandemicThe road back to school is a little bumpy for some local districts. They're dealing with a major bus driver shortage, just weeks away from the start of the new year.
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.