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Vicki Almond

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kamenetz under fire for refusing to repay police retirees

    Kamenetz under fire for refusing to repay police retirees
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is drawing criticism for refusing to repay hundreds of police retirees who a judge found were overcharged for their health insurance. Last month, a county circuit judge gave the county 20 days to pay about $573,...
  • Almond panders to unions

    Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond is wrong to criticize County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for his handling of the police department health care dispute ("Kamenetz under fire for refusing to repay police retirees," Sept. 27). Not only would it be...
  • Brown adds endorsements

    Brown adds endorsements
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown picked up the support of 23 county elected officials from around Maryland Friday, adding to the summertime parade of endorsements of his candidacy for governor next year. With the announcement at the Maryland Association of...
  • Baltimore County planning board to consider easing rules on keeping chickens as pets

    Baltimore County planning board to consider easing rules on keeping chickens as pets
    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...
  • 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...
  • Chestnut Ridge zoning, food trucks rules on planning agenda

    Chestnut Ridge zoning, food trucks rules on planning agenda
    The Baltimore County Planning Board is set to hear public comment Thursday on a former golf course and country club off of Falls Road in Lutherville that’s been the subject of a zoning dispute. A public hearing about the former Chestnut Ridge...
  • Battle continues over old Chestnut Ridge Country Club land

    Battle continues over old Chestnut Ridge Country Club land
    Residents who live near the former Chestnut Ridge Country Club and golf course are once again fighting to preserve the sprawling Lutherville property, where a developer wants to build 85 luxury homes. Last year, the Baltimore County Council voted to...
  • Balto. Co. schools policy leads to harmful teacher turnover

    Balto. Co. schools policy leads to harmful teacher turnover
    For decades, teacher tenure has been known as a protection given to teachers not only as a means to encourage innovation, but as an incentive for young individuals to enter the teaching profession. However, tenure has also brought about a problem. As...