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Vicki Almond

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  • Graffiti of swastikas, pentagrams found in Pikesville

    Graffiti of swastikas, pentagrams found in Pikesville
    Four places in Pikesville, including the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and an elementary school, were tagged over the weekend with graffiti carrying swastikas, pentagrams and other vulgarities, and Baltimore County police say they are investigating the...
  • Council members crafting bill to ban smoking in Baltimore County parks

    Council members crafting bill to ban smoking in Baltimore County parks
    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...
  • Bevins elected Baltimore County Council chairwoman

    Bevins elected Baltimore County Council chairwoman
    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...
  • Baltimore County officials seek tighter ban on synthetic marijuana

    Baltimore County officials seek tighter ban on synthetic marijuana
    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...
  • Balto. Co. Council approves raises for council, executive

    Balto. Co. Council approves raises for council, executive
    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...
  • Balto. Co. won't immediately seek to recoup pharmacy loan

    Balto. Co. won't immediately seek to recoup pharmacy loan
    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....
  • Owings Mills Wegmans developers say project on track

    Owings Mills Wegmans developers say project on track
    Developers of the Foundry Row retail project in Owings Mills say they are on track to start construction this summer on a $140 million shopping center featuring Baltimore County's second Wegmans grocery store. In an opinion issued this week, the...
  • Council votes to restrict smoking in Baltimore County parks

    Council votes to restrict smoking in Baltimore County parks
    Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council. The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...
  • Cold snaps stir debate over safety, rules of skating on Lake Roland

    Cold snaps stir debate over safety, rules of skating on Lake Roland
    For decades, Kay McConnell and her family joined those who lace up skates and take to Lake Roland in Robert E. Lee Park when winter freezes ice over the former reservoir. The McConnells' three children were on the ice as young as toddlers, one of them...
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Kamenetz the big money candidate [Letter]

    Kamenetz the big money candidate [Letter]
    Your editorial clearly defines the problem we face in Baltimore County government — the abundance of special interest money in the hands of elected officials with less than altruistic intentions ("Kamenetz the kingmaker," May 23). Big money is a...