| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved?
That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Maryland voters will head to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor nine weeks from today, and the state of the race thus far is pretty depressing. Most of the oxygen in the contest is being sucked up by an unilluminating...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Monster trucks, wild animals and figure skaters draw millions to Feld Entertainment's live traveling shows each year. But some of that magic comes from an unlikely arena — an industrial complex in Jessup.
Thousands of stuffed toys, flashing light...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Howard County's Department of Planning and Zoning and the Columbia Association have launched a study to determine the feasibility of a bike share system in the county.
A bike share allows people to use bicycles on a short-term basis. The program would...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Easily overlooked in the waning days of the legislative session was a dust-up over how best to manage suburban transit in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. Howard County announced the creation of a Regional Transportation Agency, or RTA, to oversee bus...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, residents are being asked by county government and the Columbia Association to consider an alternative that could benefit not only the user but the environment:...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The hard-fought campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination this year has provided voters with a difficult decision. All three of the major candidates bring formidable and unique strengths to the contest, and none is without serious flaws....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur and Ken Ulman, who is gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate.
The politicians say they...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
After last January's Columbia mall shootings – when Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, entered a store and shot and killed employees Brianna Benlolo, 21, of College Park, and Tyler Johnson, 25, of Mount Airy, before taking his own life – there was...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back.
This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...