| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Baltimore County Council is poised to block a low-income housing project planned in Rosedale by turning down state funding, citing fears the development would lead to increased crime and crowd the local elementary school.
The move comes a month...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:49 PM
State Sen. Jim Brochin questioned Tuesday how taxpayers would benefit from Baltimore County's plan to sell the Towson firehouse to developers, as residents called on the County Council to delay or stop the sale of that site and the North Point...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved selling three county-owned properties to developers on Monday, despite protests from residents who oppose the deals.
In a 7-0 vote, the council signed off on sale contracts for the Towson firehouse, the North Point...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:34 AM
A community group in the Loch Raven area got a first look Monday night at plans for Loch Raven Commons, a $45 million mixed-use development with up to 200 high-end apartments, commercial space and a village green proposed for the former Raytheon site on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Baltimore County officials are scheduled to break ground Tuesday, Oct. 1, on the Gough Park on Honeygo Boulevard.
The 17-acre park will feature athletic fields, walking trails, a comfort station and pavilions.
Officials said development of the site is...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:34 PM
York Road is the main thoroughfare in downtown Towson and those commuters who travel it on a daily basis know the congestion around the intersection of York and Burke Avenue during rush hour.
The crossroads have been deemed by the county as a failing...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:32 AM
I was hoping that Towson University under the stewardship of TU President Maravene Loeschke, would continue to support a policy that fosters a spirit of community cooperation. Under the former president, great strides were made in that direction....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Homes in Bowerman-Loreley Beach in eastern Baltimore County look like they're on prime property, with views of the Bird River and easy access to a marina.
But the waterfront community also has a feature neighbors say isn't quite as idyllic: the 375-acre...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Living near Baltimore County's Eastern Sanitary Landfill is no doubt unpleasant. The facility is huge — 375 acres — and handles about a quarter of Baltimore County's solid waste, or almost 75,000 tons of trash a year. Residents of the...