| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 AM
When the flowers are past blooming and the coming cold months turn the now-vibrant hues in the Courthouse Gardens in Towson brown, a piece of public art from the Walters Art Museum will ensure there's something colorful to admire on the streets of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets.
Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:10 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration is asking the County Council to lease a desirable piece of downtown Towson real estate to a high-profile developer without a bid process, drawing questions from some council members and from a businessman...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Good will and peace on Earth! In recent months, there has been a flurry of people who don't live by this sentiment. Towson has experienced a handful of street robberies and other crimes. In one case, the victim was stabbed. While these incidents have...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Fines for animal cruelty in Baltimore County will increase under a bill approved by the County Council on Monday.
The penalties for first offenses will rise from $100 to $250 per day for each occurrence of animal cruelty. Initially, the legislation...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The Holiday Season is the season for giving. With this sentiment in mind, Gaithersburg resident Debby Hartten began the Warm Hearts Happy Paws Donation Drive. This seasonal effort is spreading like a poinsettia, even reaching the Perry Hall community this...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Legislation that clarifies Baltimore County's food truck regulations was introduced to the Baltimore County Council Monday night, and if passed, would allow the popular mobile vendors to continue to cater to the downtown Towson business crowd.
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that $800,000 will be allocated to reconfigure and expand the parking area at Seven Oaks Elementary School in Perry Hall.
Design work will be done in 2014, with construction likely occurring in the...