| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Eighty-eight-year-old Alfred Clasing Jr. and his wife, Marie, had hoped to spend their final years at a retirement community for veterans at Fort Howard, part of a scenic Baltimore County peninsula that juts into the Chesapeake Bay.
But a developer's...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
Four of those hurt suffered serious to...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Homes in Bowerman-Loreley Beach in eastern Baltimore County look like they're on prime property, with views of the Bird River and easy access to a marina.
But the waterfront community also has a feature neighbors say isn't quite as idyllic: the 375-acre...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Living near Baltimore County's Eastern Sanitary Landfill is no doubt unpleasant. The facility is huge — 375 acres — and handles about a quarter of Baltimore County's solid waste, or almost 75,000 tons of trash a year. Residents of the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:48 AM
A bill to require a partially elected school board in Baltimore County gained overwhelming approval this week from a Senate committee, and will now go to the full Senate for a vote.
Whether the eight-year effort by a group of county legislators and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
State lawmakers from Baltimore County hope to increase the availability of growlers, the refillable jugs that have become popular among craft beer enthusiasts.
Sales of growlers have expanded elsewhere in Maryland in recent years, and county lawmakers...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Parents who have fought for years to get an elected school board in Baltimore County have won key support for a compromise measure that is given a good chance of passage in the General Assembly.
The county's House and Senate delegations voted...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Friends and family members say that in life, John T. Menzies was passionate about helping others.
In death, they say, Menzies will continue to help others through new state legislation that would require regular inspections of residential cliffside...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Longtime Baltimore County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. will not seek re-election next year, he told supporters this weekend.
The Dundalk Democrat, first elected in 1998, says he wants to put his energy into the campaign of his son, Del. John Olszewski...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Marking a generational shift in Baltimore County politics, Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. is scheduled to announce Tuesday that he's running for the Dundalk-area Maryland Senate seat held by Sen. Norman R. Stone Jr. for almost 50 years.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:20 AM
State lawmakers are asking the Baltimore County Council to postpone a vote on a measure that would change the way public employees may challenge decisions on retirement benefits, saying it could violate state law.
All but two members of the county...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Workers in Maryland would be guaranteed seven paid sick days a year under a bill introduced Thursday in Annapolis, eliminating what advocates say is an "impossible choice" that thousands of mostly low-wage employees are forced to make between preserving...