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  • City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones

    City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones
    In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics. Council members threw aside a...
  • Cedar Cafe in East Towson has grand opening tomorrow

    Cedar Cafe in East Towson has grand opening tomorrow
    Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday. Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...
  • Built in 1865, Jericho bridge in Kingsville to get $2 million overhaul

    Built in 1865, Jericho bridge in Kingsville to get $2 million overhaul
    As a low-slung car traveling about 40 mph clanked and clattered over the worn wooden deck timbers of the Jericho Covered Bridge in Kingsville, Chris Scovill noted wryly about how often the posted speed limit is observed on the structure that connects...
  • Councilman failed to provide context on storm water fee [Letter]

    In Councilman David Marks' recent newsletter, he presented "facts" regarding Baltimore County's proposal to levy a storm water fee on properties throughout the county. However, he failed to provide any context. The federal government is requiring the...
  • Lafferty's advocacy for storm water fee fails to consider other tax increases [Letter]

    I am responding to Del. Stephen Lafferty's most recent letter to the Towson Times, in which he complained that I failed to provide "context" regarding the storm water fee that Gov. O'Malley has required Baltimore County to pass. Since 2010, I have worked...
  • Balto. Co. councilwoman calls to delay stormwater fee vote

    Balto. Co. councilwoman calls to delay stormwater fee vote
    A Baltimore County Council member is calling for the council to delay its vote on a measure to impose stormwater management fees, saying neither the council nor the public has had enough time to study the issue. Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a Reisterstown...
  • As rhetoric grows, Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties face stormwater fees

    As rhetoric grows, Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties face stormwater fees
    Ridiculed by some as a "rain tax" and a symbol of government overreach in taxes, storm water management fees mandated by the state were approved Monday by Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties. The Baltimore County Council approved its fee structure 5-2,...
  • $5.6 million for Gough Park included in Balto. Co. budget plan

    The budget package proposed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz this week includes $5.6 million to finish a Perry Hall park that officials say has languished for years. Improvements to Gough Park, a 17-acre site at the intersection of the...
  • Rain tax was allowed to proceed unanswered [Letter]

    I read with interest Del. Stephen Lafferty's attack on our councilman, David Marks, who is questioning the new stormwater tax required for Baltimore County residents. Lafferty's attack was a cheap shot. Like others, I am glad that Councilman Marks is...
  • Baltimore County Council poised to block low-income housing

    Baltimore County Council poised to block low-income housing
    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...
  • Brochin, residents speak out against sale of Baltimore County public properties

    Brochin, residents speak out against sale of Baltimore County public properties
    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...