| 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...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:24 PM
An education advocate and a longtime state lawmaker say they are eyeing Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff's seat.
Democrat Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, an art historian and local education advocate, said she has decided to run for the four-year term in...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Baltimore County Council could vote next week to reduce fees that developers pay to help the county build parks and buy recreational land.
A council resolution would lower — in some cases by nearly 90 percent — so-called open-space waiver...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Republican Del. Wade Kach has formally announced he will challenge Baltimore County Council Todd Huff next year.
“When I look at the Third District, I see a need for an experienced, tested legislator to deal with the challenges we face,”...
| 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,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday.
The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Baltimore County officials on Monday touted the new $3 million Cockeysville Community Center at Padonia International Elementary School as an innovative, collaborative solution to the county's growing school capacity and infrastructure needs.
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Developers in some parts of northeastern Baltimore County would no longer be able to squeeze new properties onto existing lots without a new road, under a bill introduced by three County Council members Monday.
The bill, set for a vote next month,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed Thursday a general fund operating budget of about $1.65 billion that includes no tax increases but reduces the number of county employees through attrition.
In introducing his spending plan for the 12...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Baltimore County Council members said Tuesday they believe taxpayers will get a good deal under a plan to install more speed and red-light cameras later this year.
A proposed contract with ACS State & Local Solutions was the focus of a work session...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:27 PM
A Baltimore County councilman plans to introduce a measure next week to prohibit discrimination against transgender people.
Tom Quirk, a Catonsville Democrat, said the bill would add both gender identity and sexual orientation to the county's existing...