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Trailblazing Howard County Fire and Rescue Chief Retires

Trailblazing Howard County Fire and Rescue Chief Retires

After an illustrious 30-year career Chief Christine Uhlhorn has announced her retirement today. Uhlhorn is a 30-year veteran of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services and a third-generation firefighter. County Executive Calvin Ball appointed her as the first female Chief in Howard County in December of 2018 at the beginning of his first term.
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Howard County Government Closings for  Labor Day Holiday on September 2

Howard County Government Closings for Labor Day Holiday on September 2

Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, 50+ centers and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2. As there will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection on Labor Day, the County’s holiday "slide” schedule will be in effect. For a complete explanation of the schedule, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/holidayschedule.
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New Merriweather Fire Station Opens

New Merriweather Fire Station Opens

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) held a dedication ceremony for the new Merriweather Fire Station, Fire Station 14, on Monday, August 19, 2019. The ceremony was immediately followed by station tours.
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