| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A Baltimore County judge allowed the release Wednesday of the names of people who signed petitions to challenge the county's zoning maps, saying the information is "clearly a public record."
In the latest turn in a battle between developers, Circuit...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The director of Baltimore's ethics board — a full-time city employee — is performing legal work on behalf of developers embroiled in a zoning battle in Baltimore County.
Avery Aisenstark, who is paid $94,000 as director of the city's...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Common Cause Maryland questioned Friday whether the city's ethics board director is fit for the job after he acknowledged that he was performing legal work on behalf of developers with business interests in Baltimore.
"This raises questions about his...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Baltimore County Council members took heat again last week over their use of taxpayer-funded cars, a rare perk among local councils in the Baltimore area.
At a meeting in Towson, county resident Mary Locke said she was surprised to learn that Councilman...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Eastern Baltimore County residents say a bill before the County Council could open the door to poorly planned development on a key tract in the Middle River area near Route 43.
"Let's work on a better bill, please," said Allen Robertson, president of...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like.
At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:25 PM
On a typical weekend night in the summer, the line of cars waiting to enter the Bengies Drive-In Theatre backs onto Eastern Boulevard, patrons hit up the snack bar and, as dusk turns to dark, owner D. Edward Vogel reels off the theater's many rules before...
| Apr 19, 2012
When he delivered his budget proposal last week, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that his plan would include money for air conditioning at a dozen schools.
The County Auditor’s office has prepared a chart for the County...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Baltimore County Council members are privately discussing the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina.
A Sun editorial published this Sunday highlighted the men’s retirement...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:43 PM
A Baltimore County councilman wants to free the site of a giant Owings Mills development from county rules governing parking, signage and building sizes — a proposal that some colleagues and neighbors say amounts to "a blank check" for the project's...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...