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Inner Arbor Trust addresses Merriweather, Chrysalis incident

Nina Basu, president and CEO of the Inner Arbor Trust, addressed the incident from the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 18 ― which concerned a Hall & Oates rehearsal and sound check at Merriweather Post Pavilion that occurred during the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s nearby performance of Peter And The Wolf at the Chrysalis ― as follows:   “Dear Guests: […]

Posted inArt & Entertainment

Maryland casinos generate record-setting revenue during July

Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate a single-month record of $180,145,516 in gaming revenue during July 2021. It is the third time in five months that the state’s casinos have set a new revenue record. The July total represents an increase of $40,225,498 (28.7%) compared to July 2020, when gaming revenue was $139,920,018. Casinos were […]

Posted inCoronavirus

Howard County first Maryland jurisdiction with 80 percent of eligible residents fully vaccinated

Howard County announced that 80 percent of eligible Howard County residents are fully vaccinated according to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), becoming the first county in the state to achieve this metric. Howard County remains at the forefront of vaccine administration with 67.8 percent of its total population being fully vaccinated. According to the MDH, 85 percent of […]

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Pittman appoints Asha Smith Equal Opportunity and Human Relations officer

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman has announced the hiring of Asha Smith as the county’s new equal opportunity and human relations officer. Smith is an attorney and human resources professional, with compliance experience in federal, state and local equal employment opportunity and disability laws. Her experience includes developing and implementing policy, investigating and resolving internal […]

Posted inTourism

Five trips that keep you close to home

Feeling the need to break out? A day trip around the mid-Atlantic region may be the way to shake off COVID lethargy. Many unique locales are within an hour, give or take, from Central Maryland. All that’s needed is a half-day, or so, to enjoy their plentiful charms. Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Harper’s Ferry lies […]

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TEDCO Talks celebrates 25

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, released its 25th episode of its virtual series with CEO, Troy LeMaile-Stovall, called TEDCO Talks. The series features LeMaile-Stovall interviewing various thought leaders with connections to Maryland’s innovation ecosystem. The past 25 thought-provoking conversations have provided a platform for Maryland’s entrepreneurs to learn more about the various resources […]

Posted inGovernment

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball hosts roundtable with Bioenergy Devco

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Bioenergy Devco (BDC) recently hosted more than 30 government and industry leaders for a roundtable discussion on food recycling, the Route 1 industrial corridor and BDC’s anaerobic biodigestion facility which is currently under construction. The event was held adjacent to the BDC […]

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Community Foundation of Howard County awards grants

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, awarded a total of $201,000 in community grants this year to 36 nonprofit organizations throughout Howard County. “The Community Foundation of Howard County is pleased to work with so many amazing nonprofits directly benefiting the lives of people […]