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  • Longtime Catonsville residents question county's solution to overcrowding

    Longtime Catonsville residents question county's solution to overcrowding
    While a Baltimore County solution is in the works to address overcrowded elementary schools in the southwest area, some Catonsville residents say the solution fails to address future overcrowding in local middle schools and high schools. "Yes, we have a...
  • New Catonsville Elementary School to be completed August 2016

    New Catonsville Elementary School to be completed August 2016
    As part of a plan to alleviate overcrowding in southwestern Baltimore County public schools, Catonsville Elementary School will move from its current location on Frederick Road to the Bloomsbury Community Center on Bloomsbury Avenue. Earlier this month,...
  • Design for Catonsville Elementary School released

    Design for Catonsville Elementary School released
    A schematic design for the new Catonsville Elementary School to be built at 106 Bloomsbury Ave. was released by Baltimore County Public Schools last week. The design, created by Rubeling & Associates, a Towson architecture and interior design firm,...
  • Crittenton development project wins approval for fewer setbacks

    Crittenton development project wins approval for fewer setbacks
    The $7 million Crittenton town house project has won city approval for revised zoning variances. The Baltimore City Municipal Zoning and Appeals Board on Tuesday voted 4-0, with one member absent, to grant variances to developer John Brooks for 15-...
  • Vagrancy at War Memorial prompts $450K fence

    Vagrancy at War Memorial prompts $450K fence
    The city and state are putting up a $450,000 black steel fence around the downtown War Memorial to stop homeless men and women — some of whom are veterans — from sleeping on the steps under the Greek-inspired columns of the landmark building...
  • Kevin Plank's Recreation Pier hotel plan moves forward

    Kevin Plank's Recreation Pier hotel plan moves forward
    The city's Board of Estimates is to vote Wednesday on a plan for a hotel on the historic Recreation Pier in Fells Point, calling for the city to alter an ordinance to allow the Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank-backed hotel to proceed without a public...
  • City chides developer for listing campaign contributions as project cost

    City chides developer for listing campaign contributions as project cost
    Baltimore officials approved a $3.4 million deal Wednesday to sell a Fells Point pier for development of a luxury hotel after chiding a developer for trying to include campaign contributions to local politicians as part of the project's costs....
  • County-owned Belmont welcomes first visitors

    County-owned Belmont welcomes first visitors
    A throng of students from Elkridge Landing Middle School swarmed across the historic Belmont property in Elkridge last week. They examined lichen on century-old tombstones, built makeshift erosion filters and dressed up in 19th-century costumes to...
  • City zoning board deals a setback to Hampden development

    City zoning board deals a setback to Hampden development
    Baltimore City's zoning board sent a developer back to the drawing board March 25, denying setback variances for proposed townhouses on the site of a former home for unwed mothers in Hampden. The Municipal Zoning and Appeals Board voted 3-0 not to grant...
  • Organization creates plan to preserve Patapsco River Valley

    Organization creates plan to preserve Patapsco River Valley
    If all goes according to plan, the Patapsco River Valley will soon become the 13th certified heritage area in Maryland. "We're very excited about this plan," said John Slater, president of Patapsco Heritage Greenway. "If we take care of what we have...
  • New life envisioned for old Peale Museum downtown

    New life envisioned for old Peale Museum downtown
    In the shadow of Baltimore's City Hall is a 200-year-old building that has been the seat of city government, a school for African-American children and a museum that displayed a mastodon skeleton and the embalmed head of a New Zealand native. Now, a...
  • Crittenton mansion exterior renovations approved by city's preservation board

    Crittenton mansion exterior renovations approved by city's preservation board
    The Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation on Tuesday approved a developer's exterior renovation plans for the conversion of an historic former home for unwed mothers into apartments. CHAP voted 6-1 to approve staff...