Monday, October 24, 2016

In This Issue:

Moving Right Along, and Up, at Maryland Live! »

David Cordish was beaming when he took the podium at the press conference held at Maryland Live! on Sept. 13, the day Cordish Companies officially broke ground on the much-discussed $200 million hotel and 4,000-capacity conference center/performance venue that will rise adjacent to his casino at Arundel Mills.

‘Howard Seven’ to Receive Community Action Council Award »

The “Howard Seven” Rotary clubs will receive a “Holland Award” on Oct. 20 from the Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) for their commitment to a Summer Enrichment Program that extends the regular academic year of Head Start.


Upcoming Events

October 25, 2016 “23rd Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon Featuring Donna Brazile & Mary Matalin.” 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM October 25, 2016 “Howard County Community Sports Hall of Fame.” 5:00 PM October 25, 2016 “Horizon Foundation: Mental Health Film Festival & Annal Meeting.” 5:30 PM October 25, 2016 Columbia Rotary Club 6:30 PM October 26, 2016 HCCC Legislative Preview Breakfast 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM View all upcoming events »

Latest News

BizWeekly 10/18/2016

Kittleman Announces $3.8M in Flood Mitigation Projects for Ellicott City
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has announced $3.8 million in flood remediation projects aimed at mitigating future flooding issues in Ellicott City’s Main Street, West End and Valley Mede communities. The six projects range from retaining wall reconstruction and stream bank stabilization to targeted watershed studies.

The projects also include a $1.7 million Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) grant to repair walls damaged by the July 30 flash flood that dropped six inches of rain on the Ellicott City area in less than two hours. Several of the projects could begin by the end of the 2016 calendar year and, weather permitting, could be completed by late spring or early summer of 2017.

The NRCS grant will be used to reconstruct a retaining wall between parking lots E and F,

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Guest Article

2016 Voters Guide

As a service to our readers, The Business Monthly has asked candidates running for office in our coverage area to provide responses to short questionnaires. Their responses follow verbatim.

United States Senate Candidates


1. How does your experience prepare you for this office?

2. Where do you stand on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and what are your feelings on global free trade as opposed to protectionism?

3. What is your position on immigration reform?

4. What issues do you consider priorities?

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