| 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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Baltimore County police say they are investigating a weekend confrontation between an officer and a man filming an arrest in downtown Towson, footage of which was posted online and spread Tuesday.
The 2 minute, 24-second video shows Baltimore 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:33 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan.
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Dahmon Johnson, a fourth-grader at Perry Hall Elementary School, wants his community's new playground to have a giant dinosaur sculpture that kids can climb on.
Clover Brown, a kindergarten student at the school, made a colorful drawing of what he'd...
| May 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has offered his assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School will not be demolished.
Dance wrote in response to an April 30 letter from County Councilman David Marks and members of the...
| 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...