| 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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets.
Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Baltimore County Council is poised to block a low-income housing project planned in Rosedale by turning down state funding, citing fears the development would lead to increased crime and crowd the local elementary school.
The move comes a month...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore County Council members rejected state funding Monday for a planned low-income housing development in Rosedale, passing a resolution expressing disapproval of the project.
In a 6-0 vote, with Councilman Kenneth Oliver abstaining, council...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Wednesday that the County Council sent "the wrong message" this week by rejecting state funding for a planned affordable housing project in Rosedale.
Kamenetz's administration supported the proposed...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Developers plan to build 1,700 housing units near a mixed-use business park in White Marsh, saying it will "supercharge" an area that had previously been targeted for job creation.
The $100 million development, Greenleigh at Crossroads, would be part...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Baltimore County Council could vote next week to reduce fees that developers pay to help the county build parks and buy recreational land.
A council resolution would lower — in some cases by nearly 90 percent — so-called open-space waiver...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The Baltimore County Council voted Thursday to significantly lower fees developers pay to help the county buy parks and recreational land.
A council resolution lowering the fees — in some categories nearly 90 percent — passed in a 6-1 vote,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Maryland's largest distributor of wine and spirits is moving its headquarters to White Marsh, taking more than 500 jobs from Anne Arundel to Baltimore County.
Baltimore County officials said Wednesday that Reliable Churchill will consolidate its...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Developers in some parts of northeastern Baltimore County would no longer be able to squeeze new properties onto existing lots without a new road, under a bill introduced by three County Council members Monday.
The bill, set for a vote next month,...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 1:48 PM
When Baltimore County Council members hold their first meeting of 2012 on Tuesday, they're scheduled to pick their leader for the year — and for the first time in nearly three decades, it's set to be a woman.
Council members say they plan to...