| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
More than 300 people will lose jobs in Columbia with the shutdown of the Nielsen Audio call center, part of the consolidation of media ratings company Nielsen Holdings and former competitor Arbitron Inc., according to a notice filed with the state.
| May 8, 2014
| 3:15 AM
If you're not paying attention, the notion of a community group coming out against mulching facilities in eco-friendly Howard County might have you scratching your head.
What appears to have started innocently last summer during the comprehensive zoning...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Power brokers count upon apathy about Symphony Woods
Despite my reputation as a community and political activist, I had developed a veil of apathy, indifference and cynicism about Columbia's "politics".
Quite frankly, I saw much of the decision-making...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Ten years ago, a study showed that the Elkridge library needed to be more than twice its current size in order to meet the needs of the community.Then five years ago, a feasaibility study determined that renovation of the existing building would not be an...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:27 AM
The three Democratic contenders for governor have agreed on a plan to hold three broadcast debates — two televised and one on radio — before the June 24 primary, according to the campaign of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor made their cases to the party's youths Saturday, but for some, like Baltimore high school student Eric Brown, the race is still a tossup.
Brown criticized all three candidates. Of Attorney General Douglas...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s campaign for governor filed a formal complaint against his chief rival Thursday, alleging Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler broke state law by organizing fundraisers during the General Assembly session.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 12:47 PM
State Sen. James N. Robey says there was no grand ambition, no plan to ascend to where he now sits as majority leader of the Maryland Senate, or to have made the unusual leaps from Howard County police chief to county executive to legislator. Things...