| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Baltimore County is adding additional police officers and improving nighttime lighting as part of a public safety focus for new developments in Towson, including next month's opening of a 15-screen movie theater.
With multiple projects sprouting in...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In response to Baltimore County Councilman David Marks' recent letter about the proposed Nottingham Ridge Outlet Mall, I would again point out the project's appalling lack of community input ("Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan," June...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The Baltimore County Council gave the green light Monday for county agencies to review plans for a controversial redevelopment of a government center in Dundalk and construction of a student housing project in Towson.
With one member absent, the council...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
One would hope that our state universities and their leaders would possess high integrity. The Rodgers Forge community has found that not to be the case in its recent dealings with President Maravene S. Loeschke and Towson University ("Rodgers Forge...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The Baltimore County school board ethics panel has ruled that Superintendent Dallas Dance violated rules when he took a consulting job with a professional development company that does business with the school system.
School board President Lawrence...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:57 AM
In less than decade, Caves Valley Partners has become one of the biggest players on the local real estate scene, with ambitious plans to reshape Towson and now South Baltimore.
The principals of the Towson-based development firm, who have deep roots...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:08 AM
By August, piles of earth will be transformed into the new Ridgely Manor Park with plenty of green space, places to walk and places to play.
Construction on the Yakona Road site began early in April with a brief groundbreaking ceremony on the site on...