| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:21 AM
While Larry Hogan triumphed in the Maryland governor's race, his fellow Republicans won legislative and the county council seats in Dundalk for the first time in decades, completing a dramatic partisan shift in one of the state's once reliably...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:05 PM
With the retirement of two long-time elected officials from the eastern half of Baltimore County, state Sen. Norman Stone and County Councilman John Olszewski Sr., the region has become the hot bed for political activity in the county. With open seats...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Republicans picked up a seat on the Baltimore County Council on Tuesday, while Democratic County Executive Kevin Kamenetz won a second term.
Five of the council’s seven seats were contested in the general election, but most attention was focused...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Without discussion, members of the Baltimore County Council approved a new contract for the sale of the North Point Government Center in Dundalk to a shopping center developer during the final meeting of their term Monday night.
The new contract...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says Baltimore County officials violated free-speech rights by banning photography at the county-run animal shelter, a move the ACLU describes as an effort to stifle critics.
Deborah Jeon, the organization's...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Campaigns on Baltimore County's east side are still in full swing, but one outcome is already certain: For the first time in nearly half a century, voters get a new state senator.
Democratic Sen. Norman Stone, who took office in 1967, is retiring from...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:28 AM
When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council.
When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Last December, Baltimore County sold the North Point Government Center to a private developer for $2.1 million even though the property was appraised at $8.8 million ("Plans tweaked for North Point redevelopment; restaurant tenants under negotiations,"...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A development group wants to build nearly 200 townhouses on the site of the former Seagram's distillery in Dundalk — a blighted collection of abandoned buildings where two people have died while trespassing and exploring.
The Sollers Point Road...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:10 PM
A set of historic wrought-iron gates that were stolen and scrapped from Dundalk's Battle Acre Monument Park will be replaced, Baltimore County officials said Monday.
While residents have been raising money to replace the gates, county officials said...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Developers of the Merritt Pavilion project in Dundalk say restaurant chains Chipotle, Panera and Five Guys are among tenants negotiating to lease space there.
Baltimore County officials and Baltimore-based developer Vanguard also said this week they...