| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Perry Hall Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service this month, and on Saturday the community was invited to join the party.
The branch has come a long way in those 50 years. From humble beginnings to its...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:06 AM
In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics.
Council members threw aside a...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved selling three county-owned properties to developers on Monday, despite protests from residents who oppose the deals.
In a 7-0 vote, the council signed off on sale contracts for the Towson firehouse, the North Point...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:10 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration is asking the County Council to lease a desirable piece of downtown Towson real estate to a high-profile developer without a bid process, drawing questions from some council members and from a businessman...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Fines for animal cruelty in Baltimore County will increase under a bill approved by the County Council on Monday.
The penalties for first offenses will rise from $100 to $250 per day for each occurrence of animal cruelty. Initially, the legislation...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Legislation that clarifies Baltimore County's food truck regulations was introduced to the Baltimore County Council Monday night, and if passed, would allow the popular mobile vendors to continue to cater to the downtown Towson business crowd.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that $800,000 will be allocated to reconfigure and expand the parking area at Seven Oaks Elementary School in Perry Hall.
Design work will be done in 2014, with construction likely occurring in the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Towson University student Mykeal Spivey was walking toward his off-campus apartment when three men came up from behind, demanded his cellphone and attacked him when he refused. Spivey noticed the blood as he collapsed against a light pole; he hadn't...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday.
Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:59 AM
More and more, the last things on the minds of patrons strolling into Baltimore County's public libraries are books — you know, those quaint, bound collections of paper pages stacked on shelves.
Computer stations and audiobooks were the early...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Alaina Grubb, 31, wanted to do something stimulating and fun with her young niece and nephew the other day, so she took them to the county library in Woodlawn.
Seriously. The library.
Specifically, the Arbutus woman took Hayden Grubb, 5, and her 4-...