| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
The lawyer for a Catonsville community association tried unsuccessfully again Thursday to delay a Baltimore County hearing on a proposed medical office building, saying state prosecutors' requests for information on the project have raised questions about...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Baltimore County Council members are privately discussing the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina.
A Sun editorial published this Sunday highlighted the men’s retirement...
| Apr 19, 2012
When he delivered his budget proposal last week, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that his plan would include money for air conditioning at a dozen schools.
The County Auditor’s office has prepared a chart for the County...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:12 PM
Friday, Aug. 11: Mirror Image
Music of theAndrews Sisters
Sponsors: Duesenberg's Cafe & Grille, Del. Adrienne Jones, state Sen. Delores Kelley, Del. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk, Retirement & Investment Group, Westview...
| Aug 10, 2011
Plan for redistricting means diminishing returns for Republicans
It's no wonder 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk supports a proposal by Baltimore County's Redistricting Commission to add 6,000 Woodlawn residents to District 1.
If the proposal is...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 2:40 PM
From its dominant perch on Catonsville's main street, the stately 19th-century house has over the decades been the home of a neighborhood post office, a newspaper, a pharmacy and a long list of retail shops, selling everything from dry goods to tobacco....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:58 AM
It must have been the construction site across the street. Or maybe it was a tractor-trailer lumbering by, a train rumbling underground or even a pesky friend shaking one's beach chair.
Everything, that is, but what it actually was: an earthquake, so...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:27 AM
I have been reading that Tom Quirk's position opposing the massive PUD development on the YMCA property may be softening. I was very disappointed to hear this news.
I fully support improvements to the YMCA. Improvements to the Y are long overdue, but...