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  • Baltimore County to begin revision to land-use regulations

    An east-side Baltimore County Council member expects the owners of a sprawling old warplane factory to seek rezoning of their property. A Towson lawyer will try for a third time for new zoning allowing a small office building. North county activists...
  • Recycling similar success for community cleanup in Riverview

    Although this year's community clean-up Sept. 10 was two months later than usual, it was another success because of dozens of volunteers. They contributed time and energy, some anonymously. We express a big thank you to all. We filled seven roll-off...
  • Towson-area residents still upset about Balto. Co. redistricting

    With Baltimore County Council members set to vote next week on how to redraw the county's political lines, some residents are still fighting to keep their districts intact. During a council meeting Tuesday, people packed a conference room to ask...
  • Balto. Co. redistricting plan approved

    An area that is home to the Social Security Administration would see its political borders shift, and communities around Towson would be split from the county seat's district under a plan Baltimore County Council members approved Monday. The council...
  • Liberty Road group challenges Balto. Co. redistricting

    Residents of neighborhoods along Liberty Road in Baltimore County are hoping to gather enough signatures to challenge the County Council's decision to redraw political lines for the next local election. Leaders of the Liberty Road Community Council and...
  • Catonsville councilman's support of plan shows power of developers

    Councilman Tom Quirk's support of Whalen Properties' PUD is unsettling ("Councilman offers bills related to PUD development," Catonsville Times, Sept. 28). Justifying his decision, Quirk said he listened to the community, cites the project's similarities...
  • Residents should see that this development plan benefits many in Catonsville

    I understand the frustration of neighbors, who feel the Baltimore County development process is unfair to communities. However, they need to take into consideration the developer's right to build offices on a property that backs up to the Beltway and has...
  • Letter: Editorial correct in noting benefits to Catonsville community thanks to approval of PUD

    The Catonsville Times Oct. 5 editorial on PUDs ("PUD benefits should remain specific to project's location,") was 95 percent on target. I appreciate observations made regarding Whalen Properties' medical office PUD on Kenwood Avenue, at the inner loop...
  • Balto. Co. Council may strip bathrooms from transgender bill

    Update: Baltimore County Council members say they'll consider an amendment to exempt public restrooms, locker rooms and dressing rooms from a bill meant to protect transgender people from discrimination. Councilman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat,...
  • Baltimore Co. Council poised to reform development practice

    The Baltimore County Council is poised make it easier to get information about plans filed under a real estate development method that has been criticized as too easy on builders and too hard on residents trying to keep track of what's going on in their...
  • Transgender bill stirs fear, controversy in Baltimore County

    Transgender bill stirs fear, controversy in Baltimore County
    Jenna Fischetti picks a seat at a Baltimore County Starbucks where she can see who's coming and going. As a transgender woman, the 47-year-old is always on guard. "My head's on the swivel," said Fischetti, a freckled brunette. When she slips into a...