| 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 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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:28 AM
When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council.
When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:12 PM
After investing $700,000 to renovate a struggling White Marsh motel and restaurant he bought two years ago, Ronald Parker was worried that a battle over the decades-old sign could cost him his business.
Parker, a 67-year-old attorney who lives in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Southland Hills, is one of five neighborhoods in Towson that have most recently begun Citizens On Patrol programs, according to Towson Area Citizens On Patrol, which now also includes new units in West Towson, Towson Estates, Cromwell Valley and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:47 AM
As an unprecedented wave of development gets under way in Towson, a close examination is necessary of the transportation infrastructure that must be in place to accommodate the boom in residents and visitors. The formation of a committee by 5th District...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:10 PM
A week after a contentious meeting with next-door Rodgers Forge residents, Towson University officials have canceled plans for an electric conduit as part of planned renovations to the university's softball field. The conduit would have allowed lighting...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines.
But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business.
Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:18 AM
I take exception to Councilman David Marks' article published in your paper May 15. He stated that the building boom in Towson would "transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic cosmopolitan communities in Maryland." I feel it will...