| 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 23, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Baltimore County Council members formally adopted a county budget Thursday that they say focuses on basic services while keeping the county's property tax rate flat for the 25th year in a row.
The council unanimously approved County Executive Kevin...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Wearing warm coats and gloves, fleece hats and reindeer antler headbands, the Neebe sisters of Catonsville came prepared for the cold Saturday during the 19th annual Catonsville Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Lauren Neebe, 10, Kathryn Neebe, 6, and their...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:20 PM
State investigators have asked Baltimore County officials for a broad range of information in an inquiry related to a planned Catonsville medical building, including communications between county employees and a developer, zoning files and a councilman'...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Baltimore County officials say they can close a gap in pension funding while saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. But their planned strategy is one that carries considerable risk, experts say.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has proposed...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:28 AM
The purpose of this letter is to express my strong objection to Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's proposal to float a $250 million Pension Obligation Bond (POB). Words make it difficult to accurately express my opposition.
I believe that it...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Capt. John Spiroff, commander of the Wilkens Police Station that patrolled Precinct One that includes Arbutus, Catonsville and Lansdowne, will be leaving the station next week.
Spiroff has been promoted to detective captain for the Baltimore County...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:51 PM
A Baltimore County Council member is calling for the council to delay its vote on a measure to impose stormwater management fees, saying neither the council nor the public has had enough time to study the issue.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a Reisterstown...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Baltimore County would add classrooms for thousands of students under a budget proposal unveiled Monday by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a plan advocates hope signals a commitment to solve the overcrowding that has plagued the school system....
| 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...
| 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...