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Howard Public Works to host community meeting on Circuit Courthouse

Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a community outreach meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6-8 p.m. in the cafeteria at Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City, to share plans for the new Howard County Circuit Courthouse project. County employees and representatives from Edgemoor-Star America Judicial Partners will be […]

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Howard County Seeks Nominees for Business Recycling , Green Leadership Awards

The Howard County Department of Public Works’ Bureau of Environmental Services has announced that nomination forms are available for its annual Business Recycling and Waste Reduction and Green Community Leadership awards at All nominations must be delivered or postmarked by 5 p.m., Friday, March 1, to Gemma Evans, Recycling Coordinator, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, […]

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Anne Arundel Implements CivicReady Mass Notification System

Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management has partnered with CivicReady to implement its new mass notification system, Alert Anne Arundel. The new CivicReady mass notification system will allow the county to issue urgent notifications, emergency instructions, warnings and even routine communications to subscribed citizens via email, text message and voicemail alert, to keep citizens […]

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Cardin, Van Hollen Introduce Legislation to Support School Construction, Renovation Needs

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have signed on as original co-sponsors to the Rebuild America’s Schools Act (S. 266), a bill that would provide $100 billion in federal resources to rebuild and modernize schools throughout the nation and Maryland. Maryland public schools have an estimated $4 billion backlog in capital […]

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Ball, Congressman Sarbanes Hear from Contractors on Shutdown Impact

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and Congressman John Sarbanes heard from nearly 30 federal contractors who described the impact of the recent historic 35-day government shutdown. The roundtable, held at the offices of Sparksoft, in Columbia, was hosted in partnership with the Howard County Economic Development Authority and the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. Some […]