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Howard Co. Housing Commission to buy Columbia Commons

Howard Co. Housing Commission to buy Columbia Commons

The Howard County Housing Commission plans to purchase a 200-unit, mixed-income, residential apartment complex in Columbia's village of Kings Contrivance for $31.6 million, according to the commission's top official.

Howard archers prepare to hit target at nationals

Ask Matthew Jones to describe a sound technique for archery, and you could get one of several answers of varying depth.

Surprise in suburbia as a quiet neighbor is arrested

The hills in Clarks Glen are gently rolling, the homes McMansions. And the lawns are mowed to the near-perfection a country club groundskeeper might envy.

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Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production

Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production

"Through the arts, children learn … and become better people," said longtime theater director Toby Orenstein at a recent rehearsal of...

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...


American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment

On Monday, July 28, the American Legion, the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, will hold a town hall meeting at the...

Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex...

Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane 

A Howard County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for the murder of his teenage girlfriend's father, well-known businessman and...

Support for county farmers is key ingredient of Film Feastival

Chef-prepared dishes to sample and freshly picked local produce to buy — what could be more appetizing in July when local harvests are...

Top 10 endangered historical sites in Howard County [Pictures]

Preservation Howard County, an organization whose name explains its mission, has taken on the task of protecting as many historic...

Prosecution rests in trial of man accused of shooting Howard Co. police officer

The prosecution has rested in the attempted murder trial of a homeless man accused of wounding a Howard County police officer during a...

Input remains important after Inner Arbor approval by Columbia Association [Commentary]

It's unlikely that the residents of Columbia will ever agree completely on what to do with Symphony Woods, the 36-acre downtown tract.

Virginia woman arrested in Howard County scam

Howard County police have charged a 21-year-old Virginia woman with running a door-to-door solicitation scam in Ellicott City this month.

Howard health department leading phone survey on state of county's wellbeing

The Howard County Health Department is conducting telephone surveys this summer asking residents about their health. The initiative is...

Inner Arbor receives markups from Howard County

The Inner Arbor Trust's plan for an arts park in Columbia's Symphony Woods has received a 19-page markup requesting a series of edits from...

Elkridge company helps fulfill youngsters 'wild' wish

A zoo menagerie — including a parrot, a boa constrictor and an African pygmy hedgehog — greeted 5-year-old Finn Seamans of...

AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops 

Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is moving headlong...

Howard Community College creates online resource from World War II interviews

Don Casey has attended every annual reunion of the 238th Combat Engineer Battalion since the first in 1947. He shares stories of the...

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