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

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.

CA 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...

Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner

On July 1, Gary Gardner replaced Bill McMahon as Chief of the Howard County Police Department.

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Seasons 52 restaurant to open in August in Columbia mall

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,...

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

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...

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...

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...

Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program

Atholton High School's Miles Walker recently captured the state's top prize in an American Legion national government instruction program,...

Fitchitt, Nicklas named to lead Downtown Columbia Partnership

The Downtown Columbia Partnership has named Gregory A. Fitchitt as president and chair of the board and appointed Barbara A. Nicklas...

New route names, expanded service with RTA launch

With Tuesday's launch of the Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland – an intercounty bus service linking Howard, Anne...

Heat advisory issued for Howard

Howard County's health officer has issued an extreme heat advisory for the county until 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. 

Columbia Whole Foods to open Aug. 20

The Whole Foods Market located on the downtown Columbia lakefront is set to open on Aug. 20, the grocer announced Tuesday.

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