| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:07 AM
A contentious month of dialogue and a host of varying opinions from Towson's stakeholder groups has led Councilman David Marks to take a "timeout" on the planned 101 York student housing development, Marks announced Thursday.
"This project will advance ...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
In the wake of a series of street robberies in Towson, Baltimore County Police have adjusted patrols and shifted resources toward downtown and the area around Towson University for the evening hours, a county police spokeswoman said Friday.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Councilman David Marks announced Thursday that a task force will examine short-term security improvements in the Towson community where one college student was stabbed multiple times Sunday night and a second was robbed at knifepoint Monday.
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Baltimore County Public Schools officials told a packed auditorium of Towson-area parents Tuesday night that they planned to recommend opening a new school at the site of the former Loch Raven Elementary and expanding Cromwell Valley Elementary as short-...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:05 AM
DMS Development will bring its plans for 101 York, a 571-bed Towson University student housing project, to a wide audience at a planned unit development (PUD) public meeting Wednesday, yet a few weeks after the plans were submitted to Councilman David...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Smokers looking to light up socially haven't been able to in Maryland's bars and restaurants since 2007, when the General Assembly banned smoking in most public places.
Enter the state's growing number of hookah lounges, where patrons smoke flavored...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A panel of Baltimore County officials has selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:47 PM
At a recent meeting of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, Capt. Richard Howard, commander of the Towson precinct, warned community leaders that cold weather and the upcoming holiday season could lead to a spike in crime in Towson.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Perry Hall Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service this month, and on Saturday the community was invited to join the party.
The branch has come a long way in those 50 years. From humble beginnings to its...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:28 PM
With little fanfare and plenty of precaution so as to not disturb the neighbors, demolition began Monday on the first of eight Yakona Road duplexes that were purchased as part of a contamination settlement with Hess Corp.
Just after 10:30 a.m., Monday,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:06 AM
In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics.
Council members threw aside a...