| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:28 AM
When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council.
When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
At Baltimore County's animal shelter this week, dozens of animals were waiting for someone to adopt them. Among them were Cisco, a year-old pit bull terrier, a bulldog named Ivan and Sugar Pie, a tricolor cat.
But judging by shelter statistics,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A Baltimore County Councilman is seeking to restrict protesters from picketing outside of schools at certain times, saying it's a matter of protecting children's safety.
Councilman Todd Huff introduced legislation Monday that would create a buffer zone...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A Baltimore County Council member has withdrawn a controversial bill that sought to bar protests near public and private schools in the county — a measure that drew wide criticism from organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Ridiculed by some as a "rain tax" and a symbol of government overreach in taxes, storm water management fees mandated by the state were approved Monday by Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.
The Baltimore County Council approved its fee structure 5-2,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence, telling a judge that he's learned from the February incident and is in treatment for alcohol abuse.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Timothy Martin said he needed...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I was very much offended by Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff's statement in The Sun, "I have learned from this mistake." Have you? ("Huff pleads guilty to DUI, says he's 'learned from this mistake,'" April 18).
Eighteen years ago Mr. Huff pleaded...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff was sentenced Tuesday to two years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to driving under the influence.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Timothy Martin also gave Huff a one-year suspended jail sentence. He...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Where has honor gone? The Founding Fathers knew what it meant to serve the people first, and with honor, not in hopes of financial kickbacks or political favors.
Yet in 2013 I am distraught by the lack of honor shown by our public servants. I think of...