| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Elected officials and community leaders in Towson said they were stunned on July 12 by the announcement that Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart plans to sell its 4.5-acre property on West Joppa Road in Towson.
Fifth District Councilman David Marks...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is calling off one of the summer’s traditional hobnobbing events for politicians, lobbyists and other insiders.
Kamenetz has decided not to host the Baltimore County party at the summer conference of the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:24 PM
At the Oakleigh Pet Cemetery in Parkville, Bobby the Wonder Monkey's tombstone is hidden in ivy. Weeds surround the grave of Monsetta, remembered as "Our only girl." And on Snookie's stone marker, the epitaph "Until the end our faithful pal" is barely...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Baltimore County plans to borrow $25 million from its pension system to upgrade recycling facilities, a move some County Council members and union leaders are questioning.
The county retirement system's board of trustees approved the loan last month at...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:39 PM
After a decade of vacancy and years of planning on behalf of Caves Valley Partners — owners of Towson City Center — the building that once grew moldy and stagnant has emerged as a beacon of development in downtown Towson.
"You always try to...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:18 AM
I take exception to Councilman David Marks' article published in your paper May 15. He stated that the building boom in Towson would "transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic cosmopolitan communities in Maryland." I feel it will...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
A Catonsville community association is appealing Baltimore County's approval of plans for a new medical office building, saying the developer's recent conviction in a campaign finance case invalidates the entire review process.
In documents filed last...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:13 PM
A stretch of Seven Courts Drive in Perry Hall where a local resident was killed in 2012 will be reconstructed this spring an effort to slow traffic and improve safety.
County Councilman David Marks, whose 5th District includes Perry Hall, announced...