| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:31 AM
After a rough day, holding a single brown egg laid by a pet hen brought a simple sense of joy to Baltimore County resident Lawrence Parr. And the sight of kids playing with "peeps" — "that's worth a million dollars," Parr told the County Council...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets.
Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A Baltimore County councilman's failure to disclose his outside employment has drawn the attention of the county ethics board, whose director says she expects the issue to come up at this week's meeting.
Councilman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Considering all the scandals we have in government, it is good that Baltimore County Councilman John A. Olszewski Sr. is being investigated by the county ethics board for not reporting his private employment history ("Ethics panel to discuss Olszewski...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The chairman of the Baltimore County Ethics Commission declined to say whether members, meeting Tuesday in a closed session, had discussed Councilman John Olszewski Sr.'s omissions on financial disclosure forms.
"Under the county code, we're unable to,"...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. insults voters ("Councilman didn't disclose jobs," May 19). Did he think he was smarter than everyone else?
After holding office for 15 years, he suddenly forgot how to fill out a financial disclosure form?...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The Baltimore County Council voted Thursday to significantly lower fees developers pay to help the county buy parks and recreational land.
A council resolution lowering the fees — in some categories nearly 90 percent — passed in a 6-1 vote,...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district.
| May 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilman John A. Olszewski Sr. claims his failure to disclose his outside employment was an oversight, but that does not pass the smell test ("County councilman hasn't disclosed outside jobs for years," May 19).
Disclosure forms are...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:13 PM
On a recent weeknight evening at the North Point Government Center, four young women were singing the barbershop classic "Goody Goodbye" in the auditorium. Upstairs, boys tangled on wrestling mats as parents and coaches watched.
In the six decades since...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In a bid to boost recycling and reduce litter, a trio of lawmakers announced plans Monday to push for legislation that would levy a refundable nickel deposit on every beverage container sold in Maryland.
But the announcement drew prompt opposition from...