| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A city man was shot to death in his truck Wednesday morning on a quiet, tree-lined street in Rodgers Forge as neighbors prepared to leave for work, police said.
Donte Antonio Stephens, 36, of the 500 block of N. Schroeder St. in West Baltimore, was...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:40 AM
Come and enjoy the movie series Under the Stars, courtesy of the Perry Hall Giant food store. Unique to our almost one-year-old store at 8905 Belair Road in Perry Hall, the series started at the end of June and runs until the beginning of August.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Baltimore County's historic courthouse in Towson will become the set of the political drama "House of Cards" next month. The Netflix series' crew plans to film at the courthouse Aug. 7, though that date could change, county spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said....
| 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...