| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The editors of many local Patch websites were among a large number of employees reportedly laid off by the news company Wednesday, under a national "restructuring" by its new owner.
Investment holding company Hale Global agreed to assume majority...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Congratulations to Baltimore County Council members David Marks and Vicki Almond, who have introduced a bill to ban certain electronic signs along portions of Charles Street in Towson ("Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson,"...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Stores that buy used cellphones in Baltimore County would be regulated like pawnshops and automated cellphone-purchasing kiosks would be banned altogether under legislation unveiled Thursday by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Rarely is a team, or its city, connected to one seminal moment in the way the Baltimore Colts are connected in so many minds with the 1958 NFL Championship game at the New York Giants, known as the "Greatest Game Ever Played."
On the cusp of Super...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Conrad’s Seafood Restaurant officially opened its new location in Perry Hall last week. To mark the event, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held on with a group of about 20 people as well as owners and staff.
During the brief ceremony County...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:20 PM
On Saturday, Feb. 1, my wife and I took our son to dinner to the Towson Tavern at York Road and Shealy Avenue to celebrate his birthday. When we pulled up in front of the restaurant to park at one of the metered spots right in front, the restaurant had...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions.
Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Your story regarding a proposed outlet mall in White Marsh quoted Allen Robertson as a representative of a community group in Bowleys Quarters that would be affected by the development ("Developer eyes outlet mall along I-95 in White Marsh," Jan. 24)....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Construction on the Towson "Bike Beltway", which uses a set of bike lanes and signage to demarcate the 4.2 miles of roads around downtown Towson, will begin this year and should be completed by June, according to a county public works official....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Baltimore County Code Enforcement unveiled a new mobile system Thursday that will allow citizens to register and track neighborhood nuisance issues such as overgrown lawns, uncovered garbage and rats online.
"This is a $1.13 million platform that...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council.
The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...