Business News
Maryland’s October housing market continued its dramatic upward climb, with a leap in sales that measured 27.6 percent above last year’s sales. Read more
Howard County is encouraging residents to “Shop Small, Shop Local” throughout the holiday season, including options for pick-up and delivery. See More
Time magazine named The Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, a website that has helped the world better understand and track the COVID-19 pandemic, to its list of 2020 Best Inventions, calling it “2020’s Go-To Data Source.” Learn more
The Central Maryland Chamber (CMC) Board of Directors and Executive Committee have announced new members of the board. See who
Thanksgiving's most popular pie:

Pumpkin: 44.4%
Apple: 30.6%
Cherry: 8.3%
Other pie: 11.1%
No pie: 5.6%

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Government News
For the 12th consecutive year, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s state-owned, public marine terminals received a top security grade during an annual assessment by the U.S. Coast Guard. Learn more
Valerie Nicholas has been elected as the first black female president in the history of the Laurel City Council, marking another distinguished first for Nicholas.
The Restaurant and Food Service Recovery Grant aims to help restaurants and food service businesses in the county that have been impacted by a significant reduction in revenue because of pandemic related restrictions while also trying to afford new costs related to ensuring employee and customer safety as well as regular operating expenses. Find out more
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released a statement in regards to the Circuit Court ruling of a preliminary injunction on the lawsuit between the Columbia Association and Inner Arbor Trust Downtown, Columbia Arts & Culture Commission and It’s My Amphitheater Inc. Read it
Howard County has met its recent goal to stockpile a 90-day supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) ahead of the winter months. See the details
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will hold his first Resident’s Budget Hearing for the fiscal 2022 budget cycle on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. Learn more
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December 01, 2020