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  • Background checks of coaches are overdue [Letter]

    Background checks of coaches are overdue [Letter]
    The Sun's "Checking on the coach" (April 23) editorial is probably the most ill-informed and misguided piece of commentary you have ever published. For starters, the cost to perform a background check on youth sport coaches and volunteers was greatly...
  • Kamenetz proposal would change process for worker benefit disputes

    Kamenetz proposal would change process for worker benefit disputes
    Baltimore County labor leaders plan to fight legislation by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would change the way public workers appeal county decisions on their retirement benefits, saying the bill would stack the deck against employees. The bill,...
  • Administrative law judge backs Whalen's Catonsville medical office proposal

    Administrative law judge backs Whalen's Catonsville medical office proposal
    A Baltimore County administrative law judge has approved developer Steve Whalen's proposal for a medical office project in Catonsville, one month after Whalen pleaded guilty to giving illegal campaign contributions to county politicians. Judge John E....
  • Balto. Co. Council approves $3.7 million school safety plan

    Members of the Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $3.7 million on school safety equipment, including cameras, improved electronic entry systems and a new visitor ID system. County police, county officials and school leaders proposed...
  • Lansdowne, Dundalk are next stops on Baltimore County rat patrol

    Lansdowne, Dundalk are next stops on Baltimore County rat patrol
    Baltimore County's rat eradication program has treated more than 2,100 homes, and more efforts are planned for later this month, county officials said Thursday. Rodent infestations have become a common complaint in many county neighborhoods, and the...
  • Letter: Catonsville developer broke the law

    Get full picture of how Catonsville developer broke the law Go to the website of the Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor (www.ospd.org) and read the press release on the statement of facts to which Steve Whalen pleaded guilty. It can be found on...
  • Letter: Catonsville councilman should not be blamed for developer's illegal actions

    A local developer recently pled guilty to a minor political campaign contribution infraction. The developer received a considerable fine and was given probation before judgment. One of the recipients of the illegal contributions was Baltimore County...
  • Bill would open industrial-zoned tract in Middle River for housing

    Bill would open industrial-zoned tract in Middle River for housing
    Eastern Baltimore County residents say a bill before the County Council could open the door to poorly planned development on a key tract in the Middle River area near Route 43. "Let's work on a better bill, please," said Allen Robertson, president of...
  • Balto. Co. wants to build regional park on Spring Grove tract

    Balto. Co. wants to build regional park on Spring Grove tract
    Baltimore County officials want to create a regional park on a piece of the Spring Grove Hospital Center campus in Catonsville, property that the University of Maryland, Baltimore County also has been eyeing to expand research facilities. County...
  • Following DUI arrest, Huff will give up county-owned vehicle

    Following DUI arrest, Huff will give up county-owned vehicle
    Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff said Monday he will give up his county-owned Jeep Grand Cherokee in the wake of his arrest this past weekend on charges of driving under the influence. In a statement, Huff called relinquishing the vehicle, which...
  • Community group files appeal against Whalen's medical office project

    Community group files appeal against Whalen's medical office project
    A Catonsville community association is appealing Baltimore County's approval of plans for a new medical office building, saying the developer's recent conviction in a campaign finance case invalidates the entire review process. In documents filed last...