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Ground broken for reimagined Roslyn Rise

Enterprise Community Development recently broke ground for Roslyn Rise in Columbia. The project represents the first portion of a multi-phase redevelopment of a housing community originally built during the late 1960s. Located at 10339 Twin Rivers Road, Roslyn Rise will feature 153 households in a modern, accessible and sustainable mixed-income community. The redevelopment represents ECD’s […]

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Howard announces $1.65M Grant for Patuxent Branch Trail upgrade

A $1.65 million grant has been awarded to Howard County to upgrade the surface of a 1.3-mile dirt and gravel section of the popular Patuxent Branch Trail, in Savage and Kings Contrivance, which will improve its accessibility. The grant, awarded through the State of Maryland Transportation Alternatives program, is funded with federal dollars and the […]

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Howard seeks nonprofits for land preservation program

The process for selecting properties owned by Howard County nonprofits for a new environmentally-sensitive land preservation program has begun. Local nonprofits can now formally express interest in participating in the county’s Purchased Conservation Easement pilot program.This program, the first of its kind in Maryland, provides financial incentives to nonprofit property owners to permanently protect environmentally […]

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Howard students in JumpStart get free tuition

Howard County Public School System and Howard Community College announced that eligible students who participate in JumpStart dual enrollment courses, including those who are currently enrolled, will no longer be charged the cost of tuition. Based on recent guidance from the Maryland State Department of Education regarding the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Legislation, HCPSS will […]

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Howard Government names Employee of the Year

The Howard County Government has named its 2022 Employee Awards Program honorees. For the program, employees nominate the best of their co-workers in several categories and a selection committee, also of fellow employees, select the final award recipients. Named the county’s 2022 Employee of the Year, Regulation Supervisor Lloyd Self was nominated for enhancing the […]

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Howard Provides $3.5M in scholarships to students

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball was joined by Howard Community College President Dr. Daria Willis to announce a $3.5 million scholarship program ― Complete4Success ― for Howard Community College students. The Complete4Success Scholarship will cover tuition and fees, emergency needs and training in critical industries for 2,000 eligible students so students can get their credits […]