RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Local Government

A collection of news and information related to Local Government published by this site and its partners.

Top Local Government Articles

Displaying items 109-120
  • Residents hope bus hub brings new life to East Baltimore neighborhood

    Residents hope bus hub brings new life to East Baltimore neighborhood
    For decades, residents in the Midway neighborhood in East Baltimore have dealt with fumes, noise and the less-than-pleasing aesthetics of a major bus depot in their backyards. On Tuesday, federal, state and local officials gathered in the neighborhood in...
  • Churches, nonprofits getting storm-water help

    Churches, nonprofits getting storm-water help
    A Baltimore area local government and an environmental group are offering financial help to churches and other nonprofits facing stiff fees for the polluted runoff their properties generate. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman was to sign a storm-water...
  • Towson residents tell council they don't want fire station to move

    Towson residents tell council they don't want fire station to move
    Towson residents spoke out Tuesday at the Baltimore County Council work session against the proposed sale of the Towson fire station property at the corner of Bosley Avenue and York Road for commercial redevelopment as a Royal Farms gas station and...
  • City juggles money owed to homeowners for historic tax credit, loss in speed camera cash

    City juggles money owed to homeowners for historic tax credit, loss in speed camera cash
    Unexpected expenses and shortfalls — $3.8 million in police expenses, $4 million in unpaid tax credits, a $14.4 million gap from inactive speed cameras — left Baltimore officials scrambling in recent months to patch holes in the budget, the...
  • Carroll commissioners, municipalities seek consensus on stormwater funding

    Carroll commissioners, municipalities seek consensus on stormwater funding
    While the Board of Carroll County Commissioners has waged a battle with the state on whether it needs to implement a stormwater fee, more commonly known as a "rain tax," the county's municipalities have felt left out of the discussion. After a meeting...
  • Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility

    Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility
    After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.  "You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
  • Harford Sheriff calls noise complaints 'quality of life issues'

    Harford Sheriff calls noise complaints 'quality of life issues'
    Members of the Fallston Community Council learned Tuesday night what options people have when it comes to dealing with noise issues in their neighborhoods. "If you have a noise complaint, call the office," Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane told them....
  • A new mayor for Annapolis [Editorial]

    A new mayor for Annapolis  [Editorial]
    Annapolis mayor-elect Mike Pantelides faced the first major test of his term well before the swearing-in ceremony scheduled for today. Almost immediately after the last provisional and absentee ballots were counted to give him a narrow edge over incumbent...
  • Perryville facing 'tough decisions' about water, sewer funds

    Perryville facing 'tough decisions' about water, sewer funds
    Perryville residents could be seeing an increase in their water and sewer rates sometime soon. The town's water fund and sewer fund both finished the last fiscal year, FY2012-2013 which ended June 30, in the red, according to audit results presented...
  • Roush elected Carroll commissioners president

    Roush elected Carroll commissioners president
    Carroll County Commissioner Dave Roush will serve as president of the Board of County Commissioners as the commissioners serve the last year of their four-year terms. Roush was elected Thursday during the commissioners' annual election of officers....
  • In many Harford parkland purchases, the devil is in the details [Editorial]

    In many Harford parkland purchases, the devil is in the details [Editorial]
    Dissent over the latest Harford County appropriations for parkland appear motivated by political gamesmanship in this election year, rather than actual concern for public recreational opportunities. Be it a grouping of properties associated with the...
  • Annapolis mayor, alderman say they are ready to work together

    Annapolis mayor, alderman say they are ready to work together
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and members of the new city council are still figuring out which issues to attack now that they're in office. But one thing is clear: Don't expect a proposal to weaken the mayor's power. Alderman Ross Arnett told...