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  • Letter: Columbia Association should not be allowed to skip county's development approval process

    CA's plans to circumvent the county-mandated 16-step development approval process should not be allowed. During the lengthy downtown rezoning discussions residents argued long and hard for a process that would keep them informed of planned development...
  • Letter: Blending business and arts at Symphony Woods is holistic approach

    I remain opposed to the new plan for Symphony Woods as well as the process that has gotten it to the apparent finish line so quickly. CABD approved Cy Paumier's plan several years ago. If another architect had ideas why wasn't there an effort to combine...
  • Symphony Woods Park should create a community meeting place [Commentary]

    In 2010, the Columbia Association retained an outstanding firm of landscape architects to prepare a master plan for Symphony Woods Park. The plan that evolved over a two-year period reflects the creative talent of a team of landscape architects and...
  • Letter: Facts surrounding Symphony Woods plan are 'eye-opening'

    I read the Jan. 31 edition of the Flier and found some eye-opening information. Michael McCall's Inner Arbor Plan is called new: however, it is almost identical to the General Growth Properties Plan for the Columbia Association's Symphony Woods open...
  • Letter: Downtown fitness center a wise investment

    Columbia Association is committed to serving every segment of the Columbia community, as it has for the past 40-plus years with its three award-winning fitness facilities, its indoor and outdoor pools, indoor and outdoor tennis facilities, golf courses,...
  • Planning Board approves Mall expansion, apartment complexes

    Planning Board approves Mall expansion, apartment complexes
    The Howard County Planning Board approved final plans Thursday for three projects — an expansion at The Mall in Columbia and apartment complexes in downtown Columbia and Elkridge. Plans to tear down the free-standing L.L. Bean store at the mall...
  • Columbia Association to open fitness club in Rouse Co. building

    Columbia Association to open fitness club in Rouse Co. building
    The Columbia Association announced plans Dec. 17 to open a modern, high-end fitness club overlooking Lake Kittamaqundi on the ground level of the former Rouse Co. building. The downtown Columbia club is expected to open in the fall of 2014. CA members...
  • Police arrest man in Route 29 footbridge robbery

    Police arrest man in Route 29 footbridge robbery
    Howard County Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a November robbery along the Route 29 footbridge in Columbia. The Nov. 12 incident, which was the second at the bridge in four weeks, prompted police to increase police presence...
  • Hopkins team explores the dark side of light

    Hopkins team explores the dark side of light
    Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
  • Police boost patrols at Route 29 footbridge in Columbia

    Police boost patrols at Route 29 footbridge in Columbia
    Howard County Police have increased police presence along the Route 29 footbridge in Columbia after two robberies were reported in a span of less than 25 days. At approximately 9 a.m. on Nov. 12, a man was walking along the lakefront side of the...
  • Small Columbia project could make big waves, opponents say

    On paper, the plan for a car maintenance shop and a few stores on Snowden River Parkway in Columbia hardly seems worth fighting about. The business people opposing it, however, see it as an illegal first step toward drastic changes for the worse along...
  • Letter: Ignore flawed study; Route 29 transit bridge is good idea

    In regard to your Sept. 20 story on the feasibility of a new bike/pedestrian/transit bridge over Route 29, we believe that the Howard Hughes Corp. study of the bridge cited in your story is fundamentally flawed. Friends of Bridge Columbia reviewed the...