| Jun 22, 2013
To those whose impression of Towson is stuck in its days as the capital of white belts and white shoes, the idea that it could be to Baltimore what Bethesda is to Washington probably sounds hilarious. But the announcement Wednesday that developers plan...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and other local officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the new Gough Park in Perry Hall, marking start of construction of the park named for community founder Harry Dorsey Gough....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A plan in the works for a Towson Bike Beltway in Towson was good news. A plan to expand that beltway is even better news.
The proposed beltway will more than double in size after grant money was awarded recently through the Maryland Bikeways Program....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $17.2 million to air condition schools in Middle River, Parkville, Pikesville, Windsor Mill and Woodlawn.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz requested the funding for Featherbed Lane, Hawthorne,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players.
The proposals have...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
New developments in Towson will have to provide bike racks under legislation approved Monday by the Baltimore County Council.
Bicycling advocates had supported the bill by Councilman David Marks and Council Chairman Tom Quirk as a way to encourage...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The row of brick duplexes on Yakona Road in Towson has been empty for months, the occupants gone after reaching a settlement with Hess Corp. over claims that a leaking gasoline tank had contaminated their properties. This summer, the houses are...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Thank you Councilman David Marks for your initiatives in response to the transportation problems in Towson. There is no question that we need the circulator and an increase in bike paths. The question is how to pay for it.
As a senior citizen, I do...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Baltimore County plans to fund a dog park in Perry Hall after residents pushed for the project and collected private donations for it.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Wednesday the county plans to issue construction bids for the Perry Paw Dog...
| 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...