| 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...
| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and a prominent developer are funding a campaign chest that can be used to back candidates they support — even as the developer, Caves Valley Partners, is awaiting county approvals to proceed with major...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Cell-phone recycling kiosks will be banned and stores that buy small electronics will be regulated like pawn shops under legislation passed Tuesday by the Baltimore County Council.
The pair of bills, introduced last month by County Executive Kevin...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council.
The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions.
Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
For the first time in two decades, Baltimore County doesn't have a favorite son or daughter in the governor's race. All the more reason why candidates seeking Maryland's top office are fighting for the votes of county residents.
"Baltimore County is...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Dundalk residents on Monday urged the Baltimore County Council to stop the sale of the North Point Government Center and the closure of Eastwood Elementary, saying the county's plan to do so would hurt the community.
At the council's session in Towson,...