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Howard Board of Ed adopts new budgets

The Howard County Board of Education adopted its operating and capital budgets for the 2022-2023 school year. The General Fund operating budget totals $1.03 billion, an increase of $74.8 million from fiscal 2022, which represents a 7.8 percent change.  The fiscal 2023 capital budget totals $105,887,000, to support capital projects, including new High School #13 and Hammond High […]

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Hub for medical equipment launches in Howard

Howard County has announced new partnerships, including a volunteer-based delivery service, that will significantly expand no-cost access to medical equipment provided through an innovative program known as the Loan Closet. The Maryland Department of Aging will make a variety of more complex medical equipment, such as hospital beds and motorized chairs, available at Howard County’s Loan […]

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TEDCO to receive up to $50M from SSBCI

Columbia-based TEDCO will receive up to $50 million from Gov. Larry Hogan’s small business relief plan that was approved for funding from the United States Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative. TEDCO will allocate the funds into four existing programs targeting technology-based Maryland businesses and entrepreneurs. Three programs – the Venture Equity Fund, Venture Capital Limited Partnership Equity […]

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Howard pitch contest awards three companies 

Three local companies Natoya Reid DMD, American Bully Manufacturing and AppleCore’s Bake Shoppe, were awarded a combined total of $25,000 in prize funding after winning a pitch competition in Howard County’s entrepreneur accelerator program, HoCo Higher.  The program, launched in 2021, is a partnership between County Executive Calvin Ball, M&T Bank and Howard County Economic […]

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UHY and Stoy, Malone to merge

The Columbia office of UHY has merged with Stoy, Malone & Company, a full-service certified public accounting and business consulting firm based in Towson, where UHY will continue operations. The merger will be effective June 1. Founded in 1917 by Clifford Stoy, his son John Stoy joined the firm in 1935; James Malone joined the firm in 1938. In 1950, […]

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Connect in the Maryland Life Sciences Directory

The Maryland Life Sciences Directory, a free tool for exploring more than 1,000 profiles of companies active in Maryland’s life science markets – including biotechnology, medical technology, pharmaceuticals, digital health, manufacturing, regulatory services and related subsectors – is available to businesses nationwide that are looking to expand their networks.  The Maryland Department of Commerce uses the […]