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  • Columbia plan lacking

    There is an integer absent in the Columbia's General Plan 2030. It is one of those signature pieces, like black and white rigging in a 5,000 piece puzzle of tall ships, and it is missing. The GP 2030 is a substantial 242 page legislative document...
  • Council passes Downtown Columbia Partnership bill — with amendments

    The Howard County Council Monday, in a 4-1 vote, passed legislation that would form a Downtown Columbia Partnership, but only after adding amendments aimed at changing the partnership's leadership structure and the entity administering funds collected for...
  • Compromise adds advisory committee to provide input to board of directors

    During the past month of discussions involving the County Council, Howard Hughes and the community on legislation to form a Downtown Columbia Partnership, one of the main points of controversy was the proposed structure of the seven-member board of...
  • Symphony Woods Park proposal again awaiting county government approval

    The Columbia Association has for the third time submitted plans to the county government that would eventually allow it to begin turning Symphony Woods into a vibrant park, seeking approval for a project that still is expected to begin construction next...
  • Columbia's population poised to pass the 100,000 mark

    When developer James W. Rouse revealed plans in 1963 to build a "new city" in Howard County, he predicted that it would have more than 100,000 residents by 1980. Nearly five decades later, Rouse's planned community — named Columbia in 1964 —...
  • Letter: General Plan must protect Columbia from unfettered development

    There is an integer absent in the General Plan 2030. It is one of those signature pieces, like black and white rigging in a 5,000 piece puzzle of tall ships, and it is missing. The GP 2030 is a substantial 242-page legislative document filled with...
  • Board approves initial plan for Warfield neighborhood in downtown Columbia

    In its first vote on a redevelopment project for downtown Columbia, the Howard County Planning Board Thursday approved a plan for a mix of new residences and retail in the Warfield neighborhood to the west of the Columbia mall. Howard Hughes Corp....
  • Columbia Association reveals new logo, without 'People Tree'

    Columbia Association reveals new logo, without 'People Tree'
    Columbia Association has revealed its new logo, replacing the familiar "People Tree" tree symbol with another tree, this one a logo that CA actually owns. The new logo, introduced Thursday, includes a green-and-blue tree that is intended to be a "logical...
  • Bridge to unite Columbia villages seen as crucial for town

    Bridge to unite Columbia villages seen as crucial for town
    The narrow footbridge that crosses U.S. 29 in Columbia opened three decades ago with the promise of connecting the town's commercial center with the residential communities to the east. Today, the underused structure is unlit, encircled in chain-link...
  • Letter: Planning Board should be wary of downtown Columbia plans

    I would like to expand on my comments about the Warfield neighborhood traffic outlook presented at the April 12th meeting of the Planning Board hearing and reported in your April 19 edition. The Town Center Village Board, which represents Warfield...
  • Letter: Columbia might soon be overloaded with stores

    An article in your newspaper last week shared the anticipation of the manager of the soon-to-open Wegmans that this one store would be a "destination" drawing customers from a 25-mile radius ("Wegmans officials readying for opening in Columbia," April 19)...
  • Columbia teen charged in string of fires, including blaze that closed Sears

    A Columbia teen is facing 16 criminal charges after being accused of intentionally setting a fire that shut down the Sears store at the Columbia mall last week and several other fires since mid-April. Richard N. Mojica, 18, of the 10300 block of Swift...