| 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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts.
General Growth Properties...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Several Baltimore County Council members say they're planning to introduce legislation in the coming weeks that will seek to ban smoking at all county parks.
The proposal follows a recommendation by the county's recreation and parks board, which...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday unanimously elected Councilwoman Cathy Bevins to serve as chairwoman for 2014.
Bevins, a Middle River Democrat, was elected to the council in 2010. She previously worked as former County Executive Jim Smith's...
| 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-...
| Aug 7, 2013
Catonsville community made annual stroll a success
Lighthouse would like to thank the entire Catonsville and Arbutus communities for making its third annual Summer Stroll a resounding success!
The money raised will go directly to delivering mental...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Some Baltimore County officials want to consider whether to allow more residents to keep chickens in their yards, making the county the latest local government in Maryland to examine a national coop craze.
A County Council resolution being considered...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown picked up the support of 23 county elected officials from around Maryland Friday, adding to the summertime parade of endorsements of his candidacy for governor next year.
With the announcement at the Maryland Association of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
A Baltimore County district judge denied bail Friday to the teen sought in a county police raid that led to an officer's shooting death.
Baltimore County Deputy State's Attorney John Cox said at a hearing that 16-year-old Rasheed Stanford should be...