| May 5, 2013
| 2:21 PM
How bad is traffic at Falls and Joppa roads in Baltimore County? It depends whom you ask, and the answer could determine whether the county allows additional growth near the intersection.
A dispute over the intersection near Green Spring Station, a...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A vote by the Baltimore County Council on Monday will bar new development at Green Spring Station in Lutherville for the near future.
Developers cannot build near intersections graded "F" under the county's "basic services maps," which identify...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:01 PM
It would be easier to redevelop large, historic manufacturing sites in Baltimore County under legislation approved Monday by the County Council.
Under the bill, tracts of land 40 acres or larger that are zoned for heavy manufacturing and include...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In regard to the "rain tax," Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond says, "I still don't like this bill, and I think there are still a lot of questions that need to be answered." Councilman John A. Olszewski Sr. says "I don't like this bill."
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:05 PM
With the swipe of an excavator, a demolition crew began taking down the abandoned Solo Cup factory in Owings Mills on Thursday, work that will clear the way for new development that was once threatened by opposition.
When the abandoned plant is...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:51 PM
A Baltimore County Council member is calling for the council to delay its vote on a measure to impose stormwater management fees, saying neither the council nor the public has had enough time to study the issue.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a Reisterstown...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Ridiculed by some as a "rain tax" and a symbol of government overreach in taxes, storm water management fees mandated by the state were approved Monday by Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.
The Baltimore County Council approved its fee structure 5-2,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
One of Pikesville's most charming and well-loved buildings — a 1937 Art Deco structure fronted by a stately marquee — could soon open its doors to movie patrons for the first time in 30 years.
The Baltimore County Council will be asked on...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Backers of a referendum drive to challenge Baltimore County zoning decisions say they have gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in 2014.
The supporters say they have collected more than 70,000 signatures — far more than the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Developers and shopping-center owners have contributed more than $225,000 to efforts to challenge zoning decisions in Baltimore County through referendums, financial disclosure forms show.
Contributors to the drive include firms tied to developers Howard...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Baltimore County will borrow up to $260 million for its pension system and pay off the debt over the next 30 years, under legislation approved Monday by the County Council.
The council's 7-0 vote will let the county invest the borrowed funds in the stock...