Light Bulbs – Safety, Security, Convenience

There are many types and styles of light bulbs on the market today. Some focus on style and design, others just to provide light. Below are a couple bulbs to consider. Rechargeable Bulbs: these bulbs look and function like regular light bulbs. The difference is when...

Mail Theft

Over the last few weeks reports have been made about thefts from mailboxes. Please be aware of the problem. USPS offers Informed Delivery, this will not prevent someone from stealing your mail, it will let you know what should be in your mailbox. Informed Delivery...

Your Water Pipes- Cold Weather Best Practices

As winter approaches Howard County’s Bureau of Utilities would like to offer residents some suggestions on how to avoid the damage that can be caused when water pipes freeze and burst. Click here for...

MDOT SHA S.T.O.R.M. Snow Plow Tracker

MDOT SHA S.T.O.R.M. allows for near real-time tracking, with a 30 minute history of winter weather treatment vehicles for the MDOT State Highway Administration on MDOT SHA State roadways during winter weather events. Click here for...

Snow Plowing and Mailbox Damage

The following represents the County’s policy for handling claims for damage to property resulting from the County’s snow removal activities. If a mailbox that conforms to County law is damaged as a result of physical contact of a snowplow or other piece of snow...