Posted inHealth

Kennedy Krieger expands in Maple Lawn 

Kennedy Krieger Institute recently opened the second location of its International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, building upon a 15-year legacy of providing “Hope Through Motion” for adults and children with spinal cord injuries. This satellite location was made possible through a generous donation from Phyllis and Sidney Bresler, Sarah and Jonathan Bresler and The Robert […]

Posted inCommunity News

Greenfields Community Living Project breaks ground

Groundbreaking was held for the Greenfields Community Living Project, in Jessup. This project is an investment of $990,000 by iHomes Inc. a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization and certified Community Housing Development Corp. (CHDO); it will utilize a variety of funding sources for the construction of three single-family, energy-efficient, net-zero housing units. The future residents of the […]

Posted inHoward County

State report faults BGE in explosion

An August 2020 staff report of the Maryland Public Service Commission’s Engineering Department (PSCED) faults the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) for the Aug. 25, 2019, explosion at the Lakeside Office Building on Stanford Boulevard in Columbia. According to the report, pressure tests and subsequent excavation revealed three holes in the building’s service line, […]

Posted inHoward Chamber

McClarty optimistic about jobs numbers

Howard County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leonardo McClarty said the numbers in the federal government’s latest jobs report are both “favorable and encouraging” and that he expects Maryland’s economy to improve as the state enters the final stage of its coronavirus recovery plan. “The jobs report is favorable and encouraging,” McClarty told […]

Posted inEducation

Back to the books means new start for everyone

Howard County public schools will operate virtually for the first half of the school year, returning to the contingency model adopted at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine. Among the biggest concerns’ administrators have is ensuring equitable access and learning opportunities for all students and the budgetary adjustments that will be necessary to deliver […]