Catonsville residents seek changes to promote development in Baltimore County

An effort to attract investment to the commercial corridors of Baltimore County is underway and three Catonsville residents made the trip to Towson last week in support of the action.

Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

Lansdowne Elementary to be replaced with new school

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that a new 700-seat school will replace Lansdowne Elementary School as part of a plan to address overcrowded schools in Baltimore County.

Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by...

Lamb of God Run [Pictures]

Lamb of God Run [Pictures]

The Log Jam 5K run was held Saturday, April 12 to raise money for Lamb of God school in Halethorpe.

Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze

Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze

When a fire broke out at a home on Myrtle Avenue in Halethorpe, members of the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department arrived to beat back the blaze. It proved too strong, destroying the structure...

Professional perspective strikes a chord with Lansdowne High music students

Professional perspective strikes a chord with Lansdowne High music students

The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning.

Hippodrome Foundation and Lansdowne High

Hippodrome Foundation and Lansdowne High

Micah Smith, a musician who is part of the Soulful Symphony, mentors Lansdowne High School concert choir students on April 8. Smith works with the students part of a unique partnership between the...

Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

Handling stress, peer pressure, drinking and other issues that face college students were the topics for a group of panelists at the Arbutus Library on Thursday, April 10.

Holy Week scheduled filled with opportunities to rejoice [Column]

Stand at the foot of the Cross, so you can fully appreciate Resurrection Sunday.

Results for Arbutus 5K Spring Fling

Results for Arbutus 5K Spring Fling

The Arbutus 5K Spring Fling was held Saturday at Arbutus Middle School on a brisk morning and 120 runners completed on the 3.1-mile course. Ben Fusco, 36, was the first finisher in a time of 19:46.9....

Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April

Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) announced Monday that it will begin a project in mid-April to upgrade a natural gas main under Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville.

New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center

New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center

The unique sound of a basketball being dribbled on a hard tile floor echoed through the Arbutus Recreation Center last Wednesday afternoon as a group of kids played an afterschool game.

Dump truck stolen from business [Crime log]

Dump truck stolen from business [Crime log]

The following is compiled from local police reports.

Protesters rally to call attention to Balto. Co. animal shelter

Protesters rally to call attention to Balto. Co. animal shelter

More than 100 people gathered in the rain Monday evening outside the historic courthouse in Towson calling for improvements at the Baltimore County animal shelter.

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver friendly concern along with food

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver friendly concern along with food

It is Wednesday morning and the basement of Catonsville United Methodist Church on Melvin Avenue is alive with activity.

Arbutus Elementary School's health and safety fair [Pictures]

Arbutus Elementary School's health and safety fair [Pictures]

Arbutus Elementary School's health and safety fair on Saturday, April 5, offered attendees lessons in CPR and other first aid techniques, tours of medical equipment, and other community and health-...

Assembly approves partly elected Baltimore County school board

Assembly approves partly elected Baltimore County school board

Baltimore County voters would have the long-sought opportunity to vote for some members of their school board starting in 2018 under legislation passed Friday by the General Assembly.

Parkville baseball rolls by Lansdowne

Parkville baseball rolls by Lansdowne

Parkville's Patrick Elliott and Colin Fowble combined to pitch a three-hitter, and the Knights rapped 10 hits during a 10-3 victory over host Lansdowne Thursday.

Time ripe for passage of hybrid school board bill [Editorial]

Time ripe for passage of hybrid school board bill [Editorial]

A proposal to change the Baltimore County School Board from an all-appointed body to a mixture of appointed and elected members, usually called a "hybrid board," has been on the table for years...

Children's Chorus of Maryland finds home in Towson

Children's Chorus of Maryland finds home in Towson

No matter where she is, 6-year-old Berlyn Wells-Huber loves to sing.

Baltimore County spent $15 million on storm-related costs this winter

Baltimore County spent $15 million on storm-related costs this winter

It has been a long winter for Baltimore County residents, and an expensive one. Baltimore County spent more than $15 million on storm-related costs from the 19 storms that hit the Mid-Atlantic this...


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