| May 10, 2013
| 6:20 AM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz deserves thanks for his leadership on the new school in Mays Chapel. It's disheartening to see baby boomers, most of whom benefited from public education (and a boom in school construction), refuse to support the needs of...
| 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 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district.
| 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,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Baltimore County officials are scheduled to break ground Tuesday, Oct. 1, on the Gough Park on Honeygo Boulevard.
The 17-acre park will feature athletic fields, walking trails, a comfort station and pavilions.
Officials said development of the site is...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and other local officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the new Gough Park in Perry Hall, marking start of construction of the park named for community founder Harry Dorsey Gough....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A plan in the works for a Towson Bike Beltway in Towson was good news. A plan to expand that beltway is even better news.
The proposed beltway will more than double in size after grant money was awarded recently through the Maryland Bikeways Program....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $17.2 million to air condition schools in Middle River, Parkville, Pikesville, Windsor Mill and Woodlawn.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz requested the funding for Featherbed Lane, Hawthorne,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players.
The proposals have...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
New developments in Towson will have to provide bike racks under legislation approved Monday by the Baltimore County Council.
Bicycling advocates had supported the bill by Councilman David Marks and Council Chairman Tom Quirk as a way to encourage...