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Howard Bikeshare pilot program ending

A bikeshare pilot program that provided fitness-friendly transportation in Columbia and Ellicott City is ending as officials evaluate the next generation of services to provide Howard County residents. Existing bicycles and stations will be removed beginning Feb. 21. The current system relies on outdated 3G technology for communication between components, and upgrades have been determined to be […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

Arundel announces Civil Rights Era virtual tour

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced the launch of an oral history virtual tour of the Civil Rights Era in Anne Arundel County. The virtual tour, completed by Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Section in partnership with local historians, can be found at The new site features more than 50 oral history interviews collected […]

Posted inEducation

Howard submits ARP quarterly report

Howard County announced the submission of its quarterly American Rescue Plan (ARP) Project and Expenditure Report to the U.S. Department of Treasury. Additionally, County Executive Ball announced that data collected from the County’s Community Survey is available at Howard County learned this past March that it would receive a total allocation of $63.3 million in federal ARP funding. The first half ($31.6 million) of the county’s federal ARP funding was […]

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Kittleman certified for public campaign finance in Howard

Allan Kittleman announced that his campaign has been officially certified by the Maryland Board of Elections to participate in Howard County’s public campaign finance program, the Citizens’ Election Fund. The Howard County’s Citizens’ Election Fund seeks to end undue influence in politics by limiting donations from individuals to $250 for the entire election, as well […]

Posted inEconomy

Maryland awarded $9.6M to support tourism

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that $9.6 million has been awarded to the Maryland Department of Commerce Office of Tourism to support tourism marketing, promotion and development throughout the state. The funding is through the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) $750 million American Rescue Plan: Travel, Tourism & Outdoor Recreation program. The program specifically […]