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Howard Co. police chief retiring

Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department.

3D Maryland unveils Innovation + Prototyping lab in Columbia

Howard County's Economic Development Authority on Thursday unveiled its newest workspace, a prototyping lab devoted to 3D printing and rapid technology. 

Howard gas station owners grapple with a changing market

When Rick Levitan opened his two gas stations in close succession about 15 years ago, he didn't know what the future would bring.

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Ulman postpones hearing on Merriweather bill

Ulman postpones hearing on Merriweather bill

Progress in negotiations between the Howard County government and downtown Columbia developer Howard Hughes Corp. over the redevelopment...

Successful Women: Carol Lombardo Weil

Successful Women: Carol Lombardo Weil

Owner, The Decorating Therapist, Columbia

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Ellicott City's Bean Hollow fills up with napkin art

Tucked in the very back of the Bean Hollow, a cozy coffee shop at the base of Ellicott City's Main Street, there's a black and white table...

Anthropologie, Talbots coming to Columbia mall expansion

Women's clothing retailers Anthropologie and Talbots are among three retailers that will be added this summer to the Columbia mall's...

Laurel Council votes to join new regional transportation agency

The Laurel City Council approved an ordinance this week that makes the city part of the new Regional Transit Agency aimed at replacing...

Columbia native named Dean of the University of Maryland School of Law

A Columbia native has been announced as the next Dean of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

Diesel tank leaks in Columbia

Howard County and Maryland Department of the Environment officials are investigating a fuel spill that impacted a lake in Columbia Monday.

Columbia Democratic Club announces endorsements for June primary

After a marathon voting session that lasted into the early morning hours Thursday, the Columbia Democratic Club has made its endorsements...

Howard County, Columbia Association in tandem for bike share study

Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, residents are being asked by county government and...

Struggling TriColumbia relinquishes control of final races

The World Triathlon Corporation, which licenses Ironman endurance races around the world, announced Thursday that it will soon take over...

From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal

Chip Sheehan has never been scared while driving in a car.

Glenelg girls lacrosse takes Winters Mill tournament

Glenelg won the three-team Winters Mill tournament by defeating the host school, 12-10, and then Leonardtown, 7-6.

Columbia village centers need a new plan to ensure a future [Editorial]

Columbia's village centers were once the commercial center of the community. Small shops, a grocery store and often a restaurant or two gave...

At Kake Korner, Ulman touts Route 1 tax credit program as sweet deal

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced on Wednesday a new tax credit program aimed at incentivizing revitalization along the aging...

Columbia puppeteer brings stories, imagination to her audiences

Shirley Johannesen Levine sways back and forth at the Ellicott City Senior Center, her arms moving to the left and then the right as she...

Hammond softball beats Long Reach for second straight win

It turns out all Hammond needed was a little momentum.

Columbia woman dancing in memory, and for Alzheimer's cure

Jean West Lewis has mastered a crowd-pleasing rumba that hinges on exchanging smoldering looks with her partner and swiveling limber hips.

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