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  • Buildings demolished to make way for Walmart Supercenter in Randallstown

    The walls came tumbling down as long-vacant buildings were demolished Aug. 30 to make way for a new Walmart Supercenter in the Liberty Plaza shopping center in Randallstown. According to a Baltimore County government news release, the 160,000-square-foot...
  • Liberty Road group challenges Balto. Co. redistricting

    Residents of neighborhoods along Liberty Road in Baltimore County are hoping to gather enough signatures to challenge the County Council's decision to redraw political lines for the next local election. Leaders of the Liberty Road Community Council and...
  • Investigation highlights Balto. Co. minority hiring struggle

    When Baltimore County Police Capt. Andre Davis took command, late in 2010, of recruiting and hiring, he could see that efforts to bring in African-Americans had slipped. Background checks were not being completed on many applicants, and no effort was...
  • Pension bill opposed by unions stalls in Baltimore Co. Council

    A bill from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that could have reduced some workers' pensions stalled in the County Council Monday after pressure from unions that complained the bill undermined labor rights. The 4-3 vote to table the legislation...
  • Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans

    Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans
    When 17-year-old John Edwards was shot in the head on Edmondson Avenue this month, no one marched on City Hall. There were no comparisons to Emmett Till, no columns in national newspapers about the anxieties of growing up black and male in a country...
  • Balto. Co. Councilman works for state in apparent violation

    Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver has been working for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, an apparent violation of a county charter rule that bars council members from working for the state. Oliver, a Randallstown...
  • Flunking Government Ethics 101

    Flunking Government Ethics 101
    Politicians are a lot like middle school students. The moment you think they are mature and thoughtful enough to do the responsible thing, they are bound to disappoint. As any experienced parent or president of the United States will tell you, better to...
  • Councilman violates charter by holding county and state jobs

    Considering that just two years ago Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver pleaded guilty to a criminal charge of misappropriating campaign funds, the emerging scandal regarding his apparent violation of a county charter provision barring council...
  • Two Md. stories show the effect of one-party rule

    Interesting events in politics this past week. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake is reviewing 40 cabinet members. Are you kidding me, it takes 40 cabinet members to advise the mayor? No wonder the city is broke, closing rec centers and closing fire houses....
  • Balto. Co. councilman Oliver to resign from state job

    Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver has told state officials he plans to resign from his job at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development after revelations that the position apparently violates a county charter rule...
  • Oliver tries to keep support in turbulent council tenure

    Oliver tries to keep support in turbulent council tenure
    The councilman wouldn't return their calls. Shirley Supik and her husband, Jeff, were trying to stop Baltimore County from tearing down the historic former Underground Railroad safe house they own. So, Jeff Supik stuck a note on the front door of...