Maryland’s counties have announced in recent weeks how they will use their share of $92 million in grants the state government allocated earlier this year for expanding high-speed internet access.
A facility to help people suffering from substance abuse has opened in Maryland's Howard County.
An update is scheduled for the latest developments in a plan to mitigate flooding in the historic district of Ellicott City, Maryland.
A Maryland lawmaker intends to keep pushing legislation intended to ease development pressure on Howard County by restricting builders’ ability to dole out campaign contributions. Del. Warren Miller, a Republican, said he plans to press a bill restricting developers’ ability to furnish campaign contributions to county elected officials while builders seek government approvals on matter[...]
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball filed legislation his administration says protects Ellicott City from future flooding by tightening development regulations and fees. Ball filed a pair of resolutions with the Howard County Council on Friday to add requirements if developers are pursuing projects that may add to flooding in the Tiber Branch and Plumtree Branch […]
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 […]
Leading local officials in Maryland's largest counties are expected to support a proposal to create a state board to review the affordability of prescription drugs.
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.