The owners of Great Panes Art Glass Studio on Ellicott City’s main street rebuilt after a 2016 flood, but after a second flood earlier this year destroyed their studio again, they want out but are stuck in limbo.
Howard County executive Allan Kittleman made the announcement Thursday, nearly three months after deadly flash flooding hit the town — the second event of its kind in less than two years.
Due to the weather forecast, officials in Howard County scaled back access to Ellicott City’s Main Street on Sunday.
On Saturday, Geoff and Mark Haver found the frame and part of the face of the Ellicott City clock in the Patapsco River. Howard County police helped the Havers remove the frame from the river and took it to a storage facility.
Howard County plans to let residents return to the Main Street area on Sunday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., county Executive Allan Kittleman announced.
It’s one eye on the sky, the other on the streams in downtown Ellicott City, where potentially heavy rain remains in the forecast over the next few days.
“I just happen to have a particular set of skills,” said Atlantic Data Forensics CEO Brian E. Dykstra, who is happy to help his neighbors. “This is an opportunity to actually help some people.”
Main Street will be milled and repaved as part of the city’s continuing recovery from the deadly flood that devastated the area on July 30, 2016.
Last year’s deadly flood in Ellicott City left many businesses with the tough decision of whether they should rebuild along the historic Main Street.
The Ellicott City flood anniversary brings gut-wrenching memories of what the town went through. And sadly, not everyone made it out alive. Three deaths are attributed to the floods.
One year after the flood in Ellicott City, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman says the town is being reborn. See photos and videos from the weekend ceremony in Maryland.
July 30, 2016, is remembered as a day when ordinary people took extraordinary risks to save themselves and others from floodwaters that overtook downtown Ellicott City, Maryland. WTOP talks to survivors about their memories of that night and where they are 1 year later.
It’s going to be both a joyous and difficult weekend in Ellicott City as the town commemorates destructive floods from a year ago.
Historic Ellicott City is hosting a celebration for Small Business Saturday, asking shoppers to support their local businesses and help them recover from the flood.
A man who was working behind a business on Ellicott City’s flood-ravaged Main Street fell from a scaffolding Friday afternoon and died, Howard County police said.
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