| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A vote by the Baltimore County Council on Monday will bar new development at Green Spring Station in Lutherville for the near future.
Developers cannot build near intersections graded "F" under the county's "basic services maps," which identify...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:20 AM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz deserves thanks for his leadership on the new school in Mays Chapel. It's disheartening to see baby boomers, most of whom benefited from public education (and a boom in school construction), refuse to support the needs of...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Baltimore County Council could vote next week to reduce fees that developers pay to help the county build parks and buy recreational land.
A council resolution would lower — in some cases by nearly 90 percent — so-called open-space waiver...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district.
| May 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The Baltimore County Council voted Thursday to significantly lower fees developers pay to help the county buy parks and recreational land.
A council resolution lowering the fees — in some categories nearly 90 percent — passed in a 6-1 vote,...
| 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...
| 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...