| 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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Peter O'Malley, who has served as chief of staff to Baltimore's mayor for less than a year, is leaving City Hall to join a private law firm.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced O'Malley's departure and several other Cabinet-level staff changes in...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:01 AM
A $21 million investment at the center of a legal debate in Baltimore County government was downgraded to junk status less than a month after the county purchased it in 2007, according to county documents.
Details of the investment loss were included...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 6:03 PM
At a memorial service that celebrated both his landscape-altering legacy and his big-hearted if crusty-shelled persona, the William Donald Schaefer nation gathered one last time on Wednesday — friends and one-time foes alike, Maryland politicos past...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:32 PM
Baltimore County Administrative Officer Frederick J. Homan was injured Saturday while riding a horse on the NCR Trail, a police spokeswoman said.
Homan suffered serious injuries and was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, said Detective Cathy Batton,...
| Jul 14, 2011
Hannah More School's Gigamajig gala was held May 13 at the Grand Masonic Lodge in Hunt Valley. The event, which featured a cocktail hour, student performance, gourmet dinner, and special entertainment as well as live and silent auctions, attracted 275...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:51 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, died Aug. 2 at her Randallstown home. She was 89.
Mrs. Wolfson took her own life, said...
| 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...