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Authority Brands of Columbia announced the purchase of Monster Tree Service, marking its sixth brand addition since October 2018. Find out more
The Columbia-based Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO) announced its Seed Fund invested $400,000 in two technology startups based in Maryland, including one from Ellicott City. See the details
Columbia has been named the fifth best place to live in America by Money Magazine in its annual Best Places to Live list.
Columbia-based ThinkB!G.LearnSmart, an authorized certification training and testing center for Adobe, Apple, Articulate and Microsoft, announced their 2021 live, instructor-led training schedule with the addition of seven new built technology courses. Read more
The construction and engineering team at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has been honored with a 2020 John L. Martin Partnered Project of the Year Award for work to reconstruct Taxiway B. More
Live! Casino & Hotel, in Hanover, announced a new way for companies to break out of virtual meeting fatigue by brllidging the connection between in-person and virtual gatherings. Learn about it
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Researchers at The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory are collaborating with radiologists from Johns Hopkins Medicine to develop an upstream data fusion method ̶ leveraging artificial intelligence ̶ that promises to significantly improve the accuracy of breast cancer screening. Read it
Governor Larry Hogan announced $10 million in grant awards for Maryland’s 16 community colleges to expand education opportunities and workforce development programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, in partnership with the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp., announced a new program to provide grants of up to $50,000 to county childcare businesses. Learn about it
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced $1.3 million in CARES Act Funding to support children and families through the county’s HoCo STRIVES initiative. See the details
The Howard County Board of Education approved the superintendent’s Proposed Capital Budget for the July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 fiscal year and state capital priority list. Learn more
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Howard County Executive Calvin Ball addressed Maryland Transportation Secretary Gregory Slater and other elected officials during the presentation of the Consolidated Transportation Program, Maryland’s six-year capital budget for transportation projects. More
The Howard County Department of Corrections will be applying an updated policy to only hold ICE detainees at the Howard County Detention Center who have been convicted of a crime of violence. Read the details
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September 29, 2020