Howard County Executive Calvin Ball is slated to reveal Monday his plan to protect Ellicott City’s flood-prone Main Street. Options available to Ball involve razing as many as six buildings in historic Ellicott City. The cost of implementing the proposals could be as high as $175 million. The decision comes after Ball vowed in April […]
Howard County’s new five-member council and executive will have to hit the ground running on a $50 million flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City.
The Howard County Council in a narrow 3-2 vote approved two bills on Monday night that will allocate nearly $17 million toward a controversial five-year flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City.
Howard County elected officials want to demolish 5 percent of the buildings in the old Ellicott City area as part of a flood mitigation plan.
Politics and public policy will be on the tongues of county and state officials headed to Ocean City for the annual Maryland Association of Counties summer conference.
Edgemoor-Star America Judicial Partners has been selected as the preferred bidder to build a new Howard County Circuit Courthouse.
Howard County’s decision to abandon the use of public financing for a garage as part of Howard Hughes Corp.’s massive redevelopment of the Crescent District in downtown Columbia isn’t enough to persuade a group of developers to drop a lawsuit arguing the use of tax increment financing provides a competitive advantage. Corporate Office Properties Trust, Merritt […]
ELLICOTT CITY — Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman is delivering his State of the County address. In the address Thursday, Kittleman will review the past year and talk about his plans for the future. Kittleman will actually give the address twice on Thursday. On Thursday morning, he will give the address to the business […]
ELLICOTT CITY — A Howard County leader says he will veto a controversial bill declaring the county a safe place for people who are in the country illegally. Media outlets report the county council passed the bill Monday. It would also limit county employees’ involvement in enforcing federal immigration law. The bill originally had a […]
WOODBINE — Maryland officials are announcing a public-private partnership to restore a stream in Howard County. County Executive Allan Kittleman will join Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles on Thursday to announce it. The project will restore 6,200 linear feet of Cattail Creek on one of the county’s three remaining dairy farms. Kittleman also […]
Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman is looking for other avenues to remove his county’s embattled elected sheriff and has called on the county attorney to look for other options. Kittleman, in an interview Monday, continued to call for Sheriff James F. Fitzgerald to leave office. “This is about me directing the county Office of […]
ELLICOTT CITY — Some businesses could open their doors as soon as tomorrow as Howard County officials shrink the size of a restricted area along the historic Main Street business district that was closed last month after an historic flood. Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman announced the re-opening of two areas least affected by the […]