- Howard County residents are awaiting a Circuit Court ruling, expected Wednesday, in the monthslong case deciding whether the Symphony of Lights drive-thru event in Columbia can proceed.
- Columbia-native Greg Whittington, who spent the last four years playing professional basketball internationally, signed a two-way contract with the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday.
- President-elect Joe Biden received a higher share of the vote in Howard County than any presidential candidate in recorded history.
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- Lisbon Elementary School PTA assembled and handed out 215 Thanksgiving food baskets to families across Howard County in the last two weeks.
- Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and Maryland first lady Yumi Hogan visited nine several Korean-owned businesses along Route 40 in Ellicott City on Friday that received relief grants tied to CARES Act funding.
- The Howard County Public School System proposed its calendar for the 2021-22 academic year to the Board of Education on Thursday with schools opening one week before Labor Day on Aug. 30. The board will vote on the calendar Jan. 7.
- Scouts in Clarksville and surrounding areas are currently adapting the quintessential Girl Scout activity — selling Girl Scout cookies — amid new rounds of coronavirus restrictions and recommendations.
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- Howard County reached an unwelcome milestone Thursday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The county reported its highest number of daily positive coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in March, with 110 new cases on Wednesday.
- For those wanting all the fixings and not the stress, there are still several options available in Howard County to order a complete Thanksgiving dinner that only requires reheating.
- Maryland counties are announcing and revising plans and guidelines for holding classes while containing the spread of coronavirus.
- Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said Wednesday an additional nearly $6 million in federal CARES Act funding would be going to the school system to offset costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- The effort will focus on intensive care beds and will be coordinated by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, a state agency that already coordinates care for certain patients.