| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:15 PM
For three months, Baltimore County officials have been weighing proposals from developers to buy three parcels of county-owned land, in Towson, Dundalk and Randallstown.
But county officials are releasing little information about the deliberations...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:41 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz took office a year ago this week, promising to make Baltimore County "the ideas county of the region."
Since then, amid growing stress on the county's budget, his biggest accomplishment sounds less flashy: "paying our...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Baltimore County Council members said Tuesday that county development chief Arnold Jablon should not have acted as the attorney for a local environmental engineer who has worked for builders on projects in Baltimore County.
Jablon, who worked for the...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:24 PM
The head of a Baltimore County public employees union says workers are outraged over the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina.
An amendment to a 2010 pension reform law allowed...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Baltimore County Council members unanimously passed wide-ranging ethics reform legislation Monday, but not before scaling back parts of the measure.
A series of amendments sponsored by all seven council members weakened parts of the original bill...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Baltimore County Council members are privately discussing the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina.
A Sun editorial published this Sunday highlighted the men’s retirement...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Sparrows Point has shut down steelmaking operations as the Baltimore County plant struggles to pay its bills and win back customers, workers said Friday.
Elizabeth "Bette" Kovach, a spokeswoman for Sparrows Point owner RG Steel, did not return several...