| 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...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved legislation Monday requiring coaches and other recreation volunteers who work with children to undergo background checks, a move officials said is meant to protect children from sexual predators.
The county is the...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Towson area state and local officials have written to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance asking for assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School building will be saved — and Dance's chief of staff says plans call for...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Sun's "Checking on the coach" (April 23) editorial is probably the most ill-informed and misguided piece of commentary you have ever published. For starters, the cost to perform a background check on youth sport coaches and volunteers was greatly...
| 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,...
| 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...