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Local News
Technology company JACS Solutions has signed a lease with St. John Properties for 15,000 square feet at 809 Pinnacle Drive, Linthicum with plans to relocate approximately 30 employees from Howard County. Learn more
Southwest Airlines announced it will start nonstop service between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Chicago-O’Hare International Airport on Feb. 14, 2021, offering four daily roundtrip flights. Read about it
Columbia-based Lee & Associates Maryland has brokered an 110,000-square-foot lease on behalf of Imperfect Foods at 7481 Coca Cola Drive, in the Anne Arundel County section of Hanover. Find out more
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (N-STEP) implemented by Columbia-based TEDCO is receiving the State and Local Economic Development award from the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer. See more
The Columbia-based Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP) is offering a new series of free, weekly, virtual programs designed to help Maryland small businesses advance their cybersecurity knowledge and capabilities. Read more
Head Start, an early education program of the Community Action Council of Howard County, is moving one of its locations to Columbia’s Long Reach Village Center. See the details
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Government News
The City of Laurel is supplementing the funds that local organizations use to feed hungry people during the pandemic, presenting Fish of Laurel/Elizabeth House with a check for $29,800 and the Islamic Community Center of Laurel with $29,945. Learn more
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a new program to provide grants of up to $10,000 to restaurants and food service businesses experiencing reduced revenue because of COVID-related restrictions and a loss of consumer confidence. See the details
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced the launch of a 21-day public comment period on the Howard County Forest Conservation Manual draft. More
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has received an unmodified opinion from CohnReznick, which is included in its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal 2020. Read it
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November 3, 2020