| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved leasing a valuable piece of land to a Towson developer, over the objections of a councilwoman who said the deal negotiated by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration lacked transparency.
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:10 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration is asking the County Council to lease a desirable piece of downtown Towson real estate to a high-profile developer without a bid process, drawing questions from some council members and from a businessman...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Fines for animal cruelty in Baltimore County will increase under a bill approved by the County Council on Monday.
The penalties for first offenses will rise from $100 to $250 per day for each occurrence of animal cruelty. Initially, the legislation...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Officials with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration say they won't immediately seek to recoup a $300,000 taxpayer-funded loan granted to a Pikesville family business that was raided this week in a federal cigarette-smuggling case....
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Baltimore County councilwoman is seeking to tighten a local ban on synthetic marijuana, saying manufacturers have found ways around a state ban enacted last year as well as federal and county laws.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond said existing laws...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore County Council members approved Wednesday a $25,000 raise for the county executive, as well as an $8,500 boost for their own positions.
All seven members voted in favor of the increases. The raises will take effect in December and bring the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Congratulations to Baltimore County Council members David Marks and Vicki Almond, who have introduced a bill to ban certain electronic signs along portions of Charles Street in Towson ("Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson,"...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets.
Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The problem of non-emergency medical calls to the Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company became apparent as soon as the first building opened in 2005 of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Village, an independent senior living complex in Owings Mills.