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Columbia Association board endorses plans for Symphony Woods

Columbia Association board endorses plans for Symphony Woods

The Columbia Association Board of Directors took a stance on a set of controversial plans for an arts park in downtown Columbia Thursday night with a vote to endorse the project. 

Lutheran group breaks ground on $140 million retirement community in Ellicott City

A Lutheran-based group broke ground Thursday on a $140 million retirement community to be built off of Frederick Road in Ellicott City.

Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Howard animal shelter receives mysterious 5-figure donation

Howard animal shelter receives mysterious 5-figure donation

The Howard County Animal Shelter announced Wednesday that it is $81,796 richer, thanks to an unexplained bequest from the will of a Columbia...

Howard County notables share their hidden passions [Pictures]

Howard County notables share their hidden passions [Pictures]

You know them as librarians, bankers and administrators. But many of Howard's most prominent citizens have hidden passions and skills. We...

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

Seasons 52 restaurant to open in August in Columbia mall

Seasons 52, a seasonal grill and wine bar, is expected to open a location in open-air expansion wing at The Mall in Columbia on Aug. 7,...

Construction to start on new Lutheran Village retirement community in Ellicott City

The developers of a new retirement community in Ellicott City are to break ground Thursday, nearly 10 years after their organization was...

Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign

West county conservatives may have more options than the two Republican delegate candidates on the ballot come November.

Richard Walton brings his smooth jazz combo to Columbia lakefront

Among the changes guitarist/bassist Richard Walton has seen over the decades he's been involved in the area music scene, some of the more...

A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'

With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a...

Ulman nominates former candidate Walker to fill school board vacancy

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday named former school board candidate Larry Walker to fill a board seat that will be vacated...

Crumbs closing all its cupcake shops including three in Baltimore

The Wall Street Journal is reporting: Gourmet cupcake shop Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. said it is closing all stores, including...

Exhibit at Artists' Gallery showcases two women artists

In the Artists' Gallery exhibit "Flowers and Figures," Marian Gliese's paintings explore variations in floral still-life subject matter...

River Hill Fourth of July parade [Video]

The River Hill area celebrates Independence Day in style with a parade featuring animals, live music, moving puppet shows and a group of...

In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer

Howard County's public schools are considered among the best in the country and its teacher salaries are near the top in Maryland, but...

Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said.

Howard vendors question rules on festival fare

Howard Countians celebrating the Fourth of July at Columbia's Lakefront this year can complement classic Independence Day fare such as hot...

Howard's sugary drinks ban needs boundaries [Editorial]

The idea behind County Executive Ken Ulman's ban on sugary drinks was a bold and noble one. It drew praise from not only the medical...

More than 4,500 Howard residents enrolled via Maryland Health Connection

Howard County residents led the pack in health care enrollment numbers for Maryland's western region, according to data recently released by...

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