| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Although I serve on the Columbia Association Board of Directors, I write this letter as an individual interested in the future of Columbia and Symphony Woods.
Your article regarding the Planning Board's review of CA's plans for Symphony Woods seems to...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:00 PM
The Howard County Planning Board Thursday unanimously approved the Columbia Association's final development plan for the first phase of redeveloping Symphony Woods into a more publicly used park.
"Hopefully it introduces the beauty of the park to a lot...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:07 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:58 AM
An "open-air plaza" surrounded by yet-to-be-selected restaurant and retail tenants is planned to be built at the Columbia mall in the space currently occupied by L.L. Bean, mall owner General Growth Properties announced Tuesday, July 24.
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In terms of its size and composition, Harper's Choice isn't all that different from other villages in Columbia.
What sets it apart from other places in town is its location: The Village of Harper's Choice was built on the first tract purchased to make up...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:24 PM
After years of talking about finding another location for its headquarters, the Columbia Association could finally be putting money aside for its new home.
The CA board's planning and strategy committee voted 3-0 on Monday, Feb. 6 to recommend adding $1....
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:12 AM
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)...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:16 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:57 PM
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...