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  • 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...

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  • Howard County reports reduction in opioid-related overdoses in 2018

    Howard County reports reduction in opioid-related overdoses in 2018

    Howard County experienced a reduction in fatal opioid-related overdoses in 2018, while non-fatal overdoses increased, according to a county health department report. Fatal opioid-related overdoses declined 25.5% while non-fatal overdoses rose 9.9%, according to the report released last Friday...

  • Case of botulism identified in Howard County

    Case of botulism identified in Howard County

    Botulism, “a serious illness” that can be caused by eating contaminated food or beverages, has been identified in Howard County, the county health department announced Friday afternoon. The illness, which is not contagious, is caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves, the health department...

  • Howard schools to begin redistricting process

    Howard schools to begin redistricting process

    The Howard County school system will begin a comprehensive redistricting process next week for the 2020-21 academic year. In January, the county Board of Education unanimously approved directing schools Superintendent Michael Martirano to begin the redistricting process for all grade levels across...

  • Summer in Howard County means movies under the stars

    Summer in Howard County means movies under the stars

    From classics to blockbusters, movies of all genres are being shown around the area on outdoor screens. So grab a blanket and a friend, and enjoy a night under the stars this summer. Movie Night at the Wine Bin Wine Bin parking lot, 8390 Main St., Ellicott City Movies are shown on Saturday nights...

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