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  • Legislation could mandate bike racks for new Towson buildings

     Legislation could mandate bike racks for new Towson buildings
    A bill set to be introduced to the Baltimore County Council next month will mandate bike racks outside new developments in downtown Towson, Councilman David Marks said Tuesday. "Downtown Towson is on the cusp of an unprecedented building boom, and we...
  • Edgewood MARC station in final phase of construction

    The $5 million Edgewood MARC train station project is in its final phase of construction and plans are to have it complete in November. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger took a tour of the in-progress station earlier this week and was pleased with the...
  • Money squabble over school funding fractures Arundel's political peace

    After state officials ruled Anne Arundel County shortchanged the school system by $5 million, county officials suggested paying the tab by raiding construction projects. A pending bill would wipe out money to replace roofs and school buses, eliminate...
  • Celebrating 35 years, Laurel Regional Hospital plans changes

    Celebrating 35 years, Laurel Regional Hospital plans changes
    Beltsville native Pat Penkala doesn't remember much about May 4, 1978, her first day as an employee at Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital and just three days after the hospital admitted its first patient. "I was young, the hospital was quiet," Penkala...
  • Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter

    Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter
    Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a...
  • Howard County acquires site for homeless shelter, apartments

    Howard County acquires site for homeless shelter, apartments
    Howard County government announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day shelter for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32. The facility will encompass about 2 acres of the 8-acre site the county purchased...
  • Audit finds lapses in state school construction agency oversight

    Audit finds lapses in state school construction agency oversight
    The state agency charged with overseeing Maryland's public school construction projects was found to have lacked proper monitoring of contracts, projects and maintenance inspections, according to a legislative audit. The audit, released Friday, examined...
  • James F. "Frank" Welch, businessman

    James F. "Frank" Welch, businessman
    James F. "Frank" Welch, the retired president and owner of an Anne Arundel County home building company, died Friday of heart failure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 87. James Franklin Welch was born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, where...
  • Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants

    Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants
    Two of the city's top three elected officials are criticizing what they believe is an over-reliance on consultants within city government. Both City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt voted against a $27 million on-...
  • Havre de Grace planning commission approves medical complex concept plan

    Havre de Grace planning commission approves medical complex concept plan
    The Havre de Grace Planning Commission recommended approval of the concept plan for the proposed Upper Chesapeake mixed-use hospital and medical office campus with little debate and few public complaints Monday night. The 96-acre project would be built...
  • Lothian fire destroys two mobile homes, sends woman to hospital

    A two-alarm fire Friday at a mobile home park in southern Anne Arundel County has destroyed two homes and displaced seven residents, including a woman who was hospitalized for smoke inhalation. Fire crews, called at 3:45 a.m. to the Lion's Creek Mobile...
  • Allegany Co. man shot by state trooper dies

    An Allegany County man shot Thursday night by state troopers as he opened fire on members of his family has died of his wounds, police said Friday. Samuel E. George was pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, according to police. Internal and...