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Team behind White Marsh outlet mall disbanding

A 100-store outlet mall planned for White Marsh is in limbo, as the owner of the property considers selling the site. The turn comes shortly after a fight over the plans appeared to have been settled, when Baltimore County voters backed zoning that would allow the outlets to proceed. The Lightstone...

Towson

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Towson library launches series of classes for small businesses

Towson library launches series of classes for small businesses

The Baltimore County Public Library will this month launch a series of classes aimed at helping current and potential small business owners that is funded by a $22,500 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency with a goal of supporting libraries and museums throughout...

Baltimore County Sports

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Catonsville

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  • American, British men indicted in Howard County swatting

    Catonsville, British men indicted in Howard County swatting

    A Maryland man and a British subject have been indicted in a swatting incident in Howard County that left the victim injured after he was shot with rubber bullets by police.

  • Suspect sought in stabbing of student outside Woodlawn High

    Suspect sought in stabbing of student outside Woodlawn High

    Baltimore County police were searching Thursday for a suspect in the stabbing of a 10th-grade student outside Woodlawn High School. The stabbing was reported about 11:15 a.m. Baltimore County police say they found the 16-year-old victim near the tennis courts. The student was suffering from a minor...

  • Former Baltimore County police chief Sheridan to replace Johnson

    Former Baltimore County police chief Sheridan to replace Johnson

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is replacing longtime Police Chief Jim Johnson with former Chief Terry Sheridan, he said in a surprise announcement Wednesday. Johnson, 58, has led the county Police Department since 2007 — a period when violent crime has dropped 26 percent, according to...

Lutherville/Timonium

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  • Edna Gan, state health scientist, dies

    Edna Gan, state health scientist, dies

    Edna Dimaano Gan, a retired state public health scientist, died of complications from heart disease Jan. 2 at Union Memorial Hospital. The Timonium resident was 79. Born Edna Dimaano in Zambales, Philippines, she was the daughter of Gregorio Dimaano and Concepcion Dolandolan. She earned a pharmacy...

  • Baltimore County library patrons can now borrow pre-loaded e-readers, laptops

    Baltimore County library patrons can now borrow pre-loaded e-readers, laptops

    Baltimore County Public Library patrons will be able to check out and take home pre-loaded e-book readers and laptop computers starting immediately, county officials announced today. The 19-branch system has added about 600 electronic devices to its collection, including 210 Playaway Locks, which...

  • COPT announces Baltimore County sales, a preview of 2016 activity

    COPT announces Baltimore County sales, a preview of 2016 activity

    Corporate Office Properties Trust said Monday it sold two properties in Baltimore County for $44.5 million, just two of a flurry of deals it has made since September and anticipates in the new year. The Columbia-based real estate investment trust said it has closed more than $150 million in sales...

Arbutus/Lansdowne

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  • New Arbutus venture brings 'character' to old furnishings

    New Arbutus venture brings 'character' to old furnishings

    Furniture has started appearing on the sidewalk of East Drive in Arbutus. It's from Salvaged Furnishing, a business created by former Washington, D.C., food truck operators Leah Perez and Jane Lyons. Salvaged Furnishing focuses on bringing new life to otherwise unwanted pieces and displays them...

  • In Annapolis, local projects will be championed by legislators

    In Annapolis, local projects will be championed by legislators

    Putting restraints on police electronic surveillance, a liquor license for a restaurant near a Frederick Road church, protecting honeybees, and money to fix the roof of a Catonsville horse barn are among the items on the to-do lists of the area's delegates and senators at the start of the Maryland...

  • Baltimore Highlands blaze damages home of firefighting family

    Baltimore Highlands blaze damages home of firefighting family

    A "stubborn" weekend fire damaged the Baltimore Highlands family home of the president of the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department, sent three people to the hospital and killed several pets. Two family members were among the first responders arriving to fight the Saturday night blaze, a few...

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Cockeysville/Hunt Valley

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  • As holiday nears, Baltimore shoppers decide it's time to get going

    As holiday nears, Baltimore shoppers decide it's time to get going

    Consumers had plenty of reasons for waiting until two days before Christmas – and a day before Hanukkah – to either start shopping for gifts or checking those last few people off their lists. Some who headed to Baltimore-area stores Friday blamed hectic schedules, while others saw the late rush...

  • Baltimore County urges state to OK money for equestrian center

    Baltimore County urges state to OK money for equestrian center

    Baltimore County officials are urging the state's Board of Public Works to rethink a decision to delay approval for a proposed equestrian center in Cockeysville. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wants to build the $3 million facility at the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm...

  • Rodgers Forge folk musician is a fixture at Inner Harbor Christmas market

    Rodgers Forge folk musician is a fixture at Inner Harbor Christmas market

    Mark Vidor has been intrigued by folk music since he was a student at Baltimore City College High School 50 years ago. From his modest affinity for performers such as Joan Baez and Bob Dylan, Vidor's passion eventually grew into searching for other regional styles of folk music and, ultimately,...

Owings Mills/Pikesville

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  • Pikesville knitter goes viral for destination-themed sweaters

    Pikesville knitter goes viral for destination-themed sweaters

    When Sam Barsky logged into Facebook on Sunday, he thought he had been hacked. More than a hundred friend requests and thousands of messages about his sweaters flooded his account. Barsky had gone viral. The 42-year-old Pikesville resident, who has been knitting since 1999, is now widely known...

  • Two men shot in Baltimore Co. Saturday, police say

    Two men shot in Baltimore Co. Saturday, police say

    Two men were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore County Saturday, the police department said. Officers were called just before 6 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 7700 block of Hillendale Road in Parkville for a shooting. They 21-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound to the...

  • MTA to spend $196,000 outfitting weekday MARC commuter trains with bike racks

    MTA to spend $196,000 outfitting weekday MARC commuter trains with bike racks

    Every weekday morning, Megan McCormack locks up her bicycle outside Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station, then boards a MARC train to Washington, where, she said, she inevitably has to wait on a Red Line metro to get to work. The 27-year-old Govans woman would prefer to pedal the 2.5 miles from Union...

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  • Woman sexually assaulted on York Road in Towson, police say

    Woman sexually assaulted on York Road in Towson, police say

    A 23-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on York Road in Towson last week, Baltimore County police said Wednesday. The woman was walking south on York Road near Dumbarton Road on Jan. 5 at about 7:40 p.m. when a male suspect approached her from behind, police said. He pulled her into an alley...

  • Neighbors come together to fight Starbucks drive-through [Rodgers Forge]

    As Margaret Mead once observed, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." And so it goes that Karen Burgess, of Regester Avenue, and her neighbor, Amy Miller, set about to make a difference on a bitter cold...

  • Dulaney marching band roars at Sugar Bowl [Cockeysville]

    Dulaney marching band roars at Sugar Bowl [Cockeysville]

    The roar of our Dulaney Lions was heard all the way down in New Orleans when the Dulaney High School marching band took part in the Sugar Bowl festivities over the New Year's weekend. Almost 60 members of the Lion's Roar Marching Band, under the direction of Barry Chesky and with the guidance of...

  • At Nacho Mama's in Towson, atmosphere and drinks are the draw

    At Nacho Mama's in Towson, atmosphere and drinks are the draw

    The spirit of Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, who founded Nacho Mama's in Canton in 1994, lives on. A second Nacho Mama's opened in Towson in mid-November, continuing McCusker's love affair with Natty Boh, Baltimore sports and Elvis Presley. "It's our love of Baltimore that made us want to spread from...

  • Dorothy FitzGerald, Baltimore County Fire Department worker

    Dorothy FitzGerald, Baltimore County Fire Department worker

    Dorothy FitzGerald, a civilian employee of the Baltimore County Fire Department, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 3 at her Towson home. She was 94. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of Juan Jose Ariosa and Dorothy Schofield. She moved with her family to Baltimore in 1936. She attended...

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