| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:15 AM
Baltimore County's Planning Board on Thursday chose not to take a position on whether to change open space fees that developers pay — an issue that has drawn considerable interest in the booming Towson area.
Rather than formally adopt a report...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:50 AM
Baltimore County is raising water and sewer rates by 15 percent, a move that officials say is needed to repair the region's aging infrastructure but has sparked complaints from residents and politicians.
Under the increases ordered by County Executive...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:30 AM
A Baltimore County councilman is proposing a moratorium on new housing in part of Perry Hall until the county pays for a number of projects, including building an elementary school and designating land for a new high school.
Councilman David Marks, a...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:09 PM
As Towson booms with multimillion-dollar building projects and revitalization efforts in older areas, residents say something is missing: open space.
Amid the wave of retail, restaurants, housing and offices, residents say green space, parkland and...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 5:51 AM
The Maryland Transit Administration's signature effort to improve its troubled Baltimore-area bus system — already delayed for nearly a year — faces an uncertain future because of new skepticism from the administration of Gov. Larry Hogan....
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:13 PM
For 60 years — since Dwight Eisenhower's first term as president — a new reservoir for the Baltimore area has been on the books. Now, the huge project is finally getting underway.
When completed, three covered storage tanks in Fullerton will...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Baltimore County property owners are likely to see their much-maligned stormwater fees cut by one-third under a proposal from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.
While the one-third reduction doesn't amount to much in savings — $13 per year for owners...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:33 PM
On 83 acres in White Marsh, R. Kelvin Antill has a vision for a retail mecca: more than 100 outlet stores attracting shoppers who will drive up to an hour for a chance to buy designer clothes and high-end handbags at discounted prices.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:55 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday paved a smoother path for Towson Row, a proposed $350 million mixed-use redevelopment project on York Road.
Council members unanimously approved a bill allowing the county's permits director to grant Towson Row...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Beginning next weekend, drivers won't have to feed Towson's parking meters as often.
Parking meters will be free after 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and all day on Sundays starting Feb. 14, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
When Robert Caret was president of San Jose State University, he was credited with reinvigorating an urban campus mired in racial and community tension, and pushed the Silicon Valley college to embrace the Internet. In the same role at Towson University,...