| 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...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:55 PM
After nine months of plotting and organizing, the two sides of Maryland's same-sex marriage debate are ready to campaign with full force during the General Assembly session, which begins next week.
Opponents plan a day of prayer that a same-sex...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:00 AM
We receive gifts during the holiday season in many different ways. Mary Gail Hare's article on Sandalwood Elementary School brought me an unexpected and wonderful one ("Sandalwood Elementary dances to success," Dec. 17).
Sandalwood school is located in...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Is it possible to be too ethical? The Baltimore County Council seems to think so. Although they voted last week to adopt a number of important reforms proposed by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — including a requirement that their financial...
| 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,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The March 18 Baltimore County Council meeting was an excellent example of the current disconnect between politicians and the people they represent. The council chamber was packed with residents of Dundalk speaking out against the proposed sale of the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Baltimore County Council members took heat again last week over their use of taxpayer-funded cars, a rare perk among local councils in the Baltimore area.
At a meeting in Towson, county resident Mary Locke said she was surprised to learn that Councilman...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Tim Wheeler's most recent article about the fight over black liquor in Maryland's renewable energy standard ("'Black liquor' bill resurrected," March 25) highlights the overwhelming need to reform our state energy policy. Over the last seven years,...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Some community activists in Baltimore County are worried that a proposal to make certain shopping centers' parking lots smaller would lack transparency.
Under a bill sponsored by Councilmen John Olszewski Sr.and Kenneth Oliver, owners of shopping centers...