| 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.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:26 PM
A Baltimore-based developer is seeking to build an outlet mall with more than 100 stores in White Marsh — just across Interstate 95 from White Marsh Mall and The Avenue at White Marsh.
Paragon Outlet Partners wants Baltimore County officials to...
| 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...
| 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 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
| 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...
| 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...