Columbia

Columbia turns 50

Complete coverage
  • Columbia turns 50

    Columbia turns 50

    Columbia celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The milestone comes at a pivotal time for the planned community, which is old enough that some of its earliest neighborhoods are fraying and need uplift, but young enough that it is only now undertaking the task of creating a true downtown. Follow...

  • Columbia's 50th Anniversary Closing Ceremony

    Columbia's 50th Anniversary Closing Ceremony

    The closing event of the six-months-long Columbia 50th celebration included a dedication of Gail Holliday's poster tree sculpture in Kennedy Gardens on the east side of Lake Kittamaqundi and was followed by a Columbia Orchestra concert and entertainment at lakefront.

  • Columbia winds down its golden anniversary by dedicating 22 iconic posters

    Columbia winds down its golden anniversary by dedicating 22 iconic posters

    Columbia capped its six-month long golden anniversary celebration on Sunday by dedicating 22 iconic posters that evoke the city’s visionary beginnings while also looking toward tomorrow. The posters were dedicated as part of the festival’s closing ceremony, which also included an evening theatrical...

Columbia Multimedia

More multimedia

Columbia Sports

Columbia Video

More local video

Columbia Police Reports

More Columbia News

  • New tests planned on Jessup land being considered for high school

    New tests planned on Jessup land being considered for high school

    The Howard County school board has asked for a new round of air quality tests on property in Jessup that is being considered for a new high school. The Mission Road site is near an active quarry and the school board also wants a structural integrity test to determine if a building could be affected...

  • Howard County Open attracts all types

    Howard County Open attracts all types

    There is a lot of artwork by Howard County artists on display in “Ho Co Open 2018” at the Howard County Arts Council. This annual non-juried exhibit features a salon-style installation in which the gallery is agreeably crowded with work in various media. Owing to the local nature of this group...

  • Maryland Senate budget chief Kasemeyer decides not to run for re-election

    Maryland Senate budget chief Kasemeyer decides not to run for re-election

    Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, who chairs the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, said Friday that he will not seek re-election after more than three decades in the General Assembly. Kasemeyer, a Democrat who represents Howard and Baltimore counties, has led the Senate’s budget panel since 2010. The...

  • Howard schools trim spring break schedule in wake of winter closings

    Howard schools trim spring break schedule in wake of winter closings

    Howard County schools announced Thursday night that classes will be held during the second half of this year’s spring break -- on April 5, 6 and 7 -- as makeup days for inclement weather cancellations. The school system also will hold a half-day of classes with a three-hour early dismissal on May...

More Columbia Photos

More photos
45°