When people think of Columbia, Maryland, they might picture a tranquil neighborhood with homes nestled in the woods, nights spent listening to concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion or dining and shopping at The Mall in Columbia. One of the oldest planned communities in the county was envisioned by its founder as a place of unity and integration. However, in recent weeks, Maryland’s second-largest community has been abuzz over the fate of Lakey Boyd, the charismatic and popular leader of the Columbia Association who believes its board of directors is trying to fire her — and she can only guess at why.
Columbia buzzes about the fate of its CEO amid larger debate over community’s future
December 13, 2022