Howard County Government is soliciting public input as it prepares to submit its annual Priority Letter to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). The Priority Letter will recommend Howard County’s prioritized transportation projects for MDOT’s FY 2019-2024 Consolidated Transportation Program. Residents may offer comment by participating in an on-line survey, which is an update to a survey first conducted in 2016. To take part, visit
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“Merry Mulch” your holiday trees through January 20
Continuing through Saturday, January 20, 2018, holiday trees may be recycled seven days a week, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the drop-off sites throughout the county, except for at the Alpha Ridge Landfill, which is open Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For details, click here.