| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Even before news of the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal broke several years ago, parents had long been wary of leaving youngsters in the hands of strangers, and justifiably so. Those who assume the role of a coach, like that of a teacher or...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Baltimore County officials announced plans Friday to install sidewalks along a road segment in Middle River where residents have complained about pedestrian dangers.
The county has set aside $70,000 to construct an 800-foot stretch of sidewalk with...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Well, I guess it is congratulations to Baltimore County Council Chairwoman Cathy Bevins in winning the Democratic primary election in District 6 ("Two Balto. Co. councilman lose seats in election," June 25)! Her campaign commitments of "your priorities...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A new mega outlet mall — planned for right next to the White Marsh Mall — is being slipped through Baltimore County's development process without any public consideration by the County Council of traffic, the surrounding retail market, the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A Baltimore County Council candidate is crying foul over a campaign mailing by his opponent that highlights arrest records.
In a mailing delivered to voters this week, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins claims challenger Jeff Beard has a record of "committing...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council.
The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:33 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan.
| May 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has offered his assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School will not be demolished.
Dance wrote in response to an April 30 letter from County Councilman David Marks and members of the...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:24 AM
For the third election in a row, a Baltimore County executive has the potential to play kingmaker in elections for other local offices, thanks both to what has been one of the most gaping loopholes in campaign finance law and the inability of the...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Baltimore County Council formally approved a fiscal 2015 operating budget Thursday that sends more than half of the overall $2.9 billion allocation to the county's school system.
County schools will receive $1.5 billion in the budget, as well as...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Stores that buy used cellphones in Baltimore County would be regulated like pawnshops and automated cellphone-purchasing kiosks would be banned altogether under legislation unveiled Thursday by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.