Howard County police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision that occurred in Jessup on...

Police investigating fatal hit-and-run collision involving pedestrian in Jessup The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Howard County police are investigating a hit-and-run collision in...

Howard County Fire crews responded to an apartment building fire in Columbia on March...

Reported by Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services on March 6th: Around 9:00 pm yesterday (March 5th), crews responded to an apartment building...

Gunshot fired after a verbal altercation in the area of River Road & Levering...

From the Howard County Police Department Daily Crime Bulletin, March 5, 2024 Weapon violation Elkridge, 21075: River Road & Levering Avenue, March 4 9 p.m. Two adult victims...

Could Stance On Term Limits Shape The Congressional District 3 Race In Maryland?

A recent non-partisan poll by RMG Research in collaboration with U.S. Term Limits was shared with The Observer by the campaign team for Juan...

Howard County Relaunches and Expands Impactful Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program

This innovative grant program helps residents safeguard against flood damage in their homes and businesses Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today relaunched Howard County’s Flood Mitigation...

Howard County Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting in Elkridge outside Triple Nines Bar...

Police investigating non-fatal shooting overnight in Elkridge The investigation is ongoing; no information on motive is available at this stage. Howard County police are investigating a...

A recent study by WalletHub ranked Columbia as the 9th happiest city in America...

With the International Day of Happiness coming up on March 20, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2024’s Happiest Cities in...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released draft regulations to expand the County’s homeownership programs

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Releases Draft Regulations to Expand County Homeownership Programs The Department of Housing and Community Development seeks public comment regarding the...

Handgun used in robbery attempt near Savage Mill Shopping Mall on February 23rd

Reported by Howard County Police Department on February 26th (as part of the HCPD Daily Crime Bulletin, February 24-26, 2024) Robbery (attempt) Savage, 20763: 8600 block...

Masks are now optional in the Howard County Health Department clinics and offices

The following update was shared by the Howard County Health Department (via social media) on February 21st: UPDATE: Masks are now OPTIONAL in our clinics...
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