| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs.
The board action clears the...
| Jun 22, 2013
To those whose impression of Towson is stuck in its days as the capital of white belts and white shoes, the idea that it could be to Baltimore what Bethesda is to Washington probably sounds hilarious. But the announcement Wednesday that developers plan...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. as the state's transportation secretary and longtime aide Abigail Hopper as director of the Maryland Energy Administration at a State House ceremony Tuesday.
| May 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Wednesday's appointment of former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. as Maryland's secretary of transportation removes one prominent name from the guessing game over who the leading Democratic contenders for governor will choose as their...
| Dec 18, 2011
On May 27, 2010, the Baltimore County Council voted on legislation that would reduce pension benefits for thousands of government workers. The bill, part of a plan by then-County Executive James T. Smith Jr. to shore up the finances of the pension system,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Emily C. Wolfson, a gadfly and educational watchdog who advocated for Baltimore County public schools for more than 50 years and was also a Liberty Road-area activist, took her own life Aug. 2 at her Randallstown home. She was 89.
Mrs. Wolfson took her...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:15 PM
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating allegations that Baltimore County government has harassed employees over their medical conditions and forced some out of their jobs, according to court documents and people who have spoken with federal...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
For a lawyer, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz sounds an awful lot like an accountant these days. Presenting the first budget of his term as county executive to the Baltimore County Council last week, he spoke not of a grand vision but of...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:30 AM
As The Sun recently reported ("Task force rejects having elected Baltimore Co. school board," Sept. 10), the legislative task force considering alternatives to the board selection process "abruptly decided Friday to rule out recommending the addition of...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:42 PM
John W. Moyer Sr., a retired Towson criminal defense lawyer who enjoyed coaching youth sports, died of pneumonia Sept. 17 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The former Long Green Valley resident was 84.
The son of the manager of the Wagner...