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Howard County Leaders Announce Improvements Are Coming At Guilford, Oakland Mills Roads Intersection

COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — It’s been a year in the making, a movement demanding that Howard County install sidewalks in one neighborhood right outside of Columbia.

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County Executive Calvin Ball said improvements are now officially moving forward on the Guilford Road and Oakland Mills Road intersection.

The community of Guilford used to be part of rural Howard County, but recent development has created a lot more traffic.

“This intersection has been the source of community pain for many years, including countless accidents and even a tragic loss of life,” Howard County Councilwoman Christiana Rigby said.

When WJZ first aired this story in November 2019, community leaders expressed concern about the dangers posed by the intersection of Guildford and Oakland Mills roads.

“The problem is not enough pedestrian access in this community,” Rev. Tyrone Jones, of First Baptist Church of Guilford, said.

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Faustini & White Announce Park Improvements and Recreation Updates

     South Plainfield – Council President Christine Faustini and Councilman Derryck White, this week, announce plans to improve Cotton Street Park, Putnam Park, Shadyside Park and Pitt Street Park in late 2020 into spring of 2021. They also are providing news and updates about our Senior Center and our fall recreation programs

“I want to thank the entire Mayor and Council in supporting these much-needed improvements to our parks. With all that is going on, we need to make sure that our community has a place to enjoy for years to come and making improvements to these facilities are important,” said Councilman Derryck White.

“On the recreation and parks front we have done as much as we could in this very challenging and unique year,” said Councilwoman Christine Faustini, who serves as the liaison to Recreation and the Senior Center. “A big thanks goes to Recreation Director Elizabeth Yarus, Senior Center

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