| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A Towson law firm plans to challenge the renewal of the Recher Theatre's liquor license in an effort to stop the establishment's plan to become a nightclub.
The Charles E. Brooks Law Offices will file a petition with the county liquor board within the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Baltimore County Council members took heat again last week over their use of taxpayer-funded cars, a rare perk among local councils in the Baltimore area.
At a meeting in Towson, county resident Mary Locke said she was surprised to learn that Councilman...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz told a group of Perry Hall residents Tuesday that public safety, education and infrastructure remain the county's top priorities in tough economic times.
But over coffee and doughnuts at the Double T Diner on...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Proclaiming that ours are "fiscally challenging times" has become a mantra of elected officials. Their solutions range from cutting services and furloughing employees to raising taxes.
Yet little attention is paid to the fat in the budget. When...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts.
General Growth Properties...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Several Baltimore County Council members say they're planning to introduce legislation in the coming weeks that will seek to ban smoking at all county parks.
The proposal follows a recommendation by the county's recreation and parks board, which...
| 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 15, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Towson restaurant owners and food truck advocates said during a Baltimore County Council work session Tuesday that they support a proposed bill that would establish a pilot program to regulate food trucks in downtown Towson.
"Food trucks would like to...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Representatives from the Loch Raven Village and the Knettishall communities emerged from a meeting Friday with Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance as strident as ever in their opposition to a plan calling for reopening a school...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore County Council members approved Wednesday a $25,000 raise for the county executive, as well as an $8,500 boost for their own positions.
All seven members voted in favor of the increases. The raises will take effect in December and bring the...