| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:25 PM
As the Baltimore County Council considers cutting the county's stormwater fees by one-third, members are being pressured to slash the so-called "rain tax" even further.
Several people told council members during a public hearing Tuesday afternoon that...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:15 PM
A bill approved Tuesday by the Baltimore County Council allows certain rural areas of the county to be used as natural burial grounds — where bodies can be buried without being embalmed or placed in heavy caskets.
But council members heard an...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Baltimore County property owners are likely to see their much-maligned stormwater fees cut by one-third under a proposal from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.
While the one-third reduction doesn't amount to much in savings — $13 per year for owners...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Kevin Kamenetz was sworn into office Monday for a second term as Baltimore County executive, pledging to go beyond running government with "an adroit hand with a ledger" to also press inclusion for the county's diverse population, opportunity in education...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Republicans picked up a seat on the Baltimore County Council on Tuesday, while Democratic County Executive Kevin Kamenetz won a second term.
Five of the council’s seven seats were contested in the general election, but most attention was focused...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Contrary to letter writer Marilyn Pettiway's claim that the media's coverage of Baltimore County School Supt. Dallas Dance has been unfair, The Sun and other outlets not only have reported fairly but have conscientiously followed Mr. Dance's outrageous...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Speaking on behalf of myself and not the new Norwood Holabird Community Association, I think people should be aware of what went on at the Baltimore County Council work session on July 1. I went only to be shocked at the way our county leaders acted,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:12 PM
After investing $700,000 to renovate a struggling White Marsh motel and restaurant he bought two years ago, Ronald Parker was worried that a battle over the decades-old sign could cost him his business.
Parker, a 67-year-old attorney who lives in...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Baltimore County officials have ordered a Parkville-area roller-skating rink to cancel an Aug. 16 club-themed event after complaints about crowds of teenagers disturbing residents and businesses as they leave the rink at closing time.
This week, the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Some Baltimore County officials want to consider whether to allow more residents to keep chickens in their yards, making the county the latest local government in Maryland to examine a national coop craze.
A County Council resolution being considered...