| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2013
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:33 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:48 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:18 PM
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.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore County homeowners would pay a fee between $18 and $36 a year for stormwater management under a plan to meet new state requirements designed to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
Legislation to impose the fee was introduced Monday, with a...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The Fish Head Cantina in Arbutus will have to defend its liquor license Monday following a stabbing that claimed the life of a man following a rap show there.
The county liquor board called the hearing in response to the stabbing July 7 that killed 22-...