| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Eighty-eight-year-old Alfred Clasing Jr. and his wife, Marie, had hoped to spend their final years at a retirement community for veterans at Fort Howard, part of a scenic Baltimore County peninsula that juts into the Chesapeake Bay.
But a developer's...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Speaking on behalf of myself and not the new Norwood Holabird Community Association, I think people should be aware of what went on at the Baltimore County Council work session on July 1. I went only to be shocked at the way our county leaders acted,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I was interested to read that a campaign slate account formed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has directed the majority of its funds to the campaign committee of County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. — even though the Dundalk Democrat is...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:13 PM
A slate campaign account formed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has directed the majority of its funds to the campaign committee of longtime County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. — even though the Dundalk Democrat is not running for...