| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:03 AM
State legislature 42nd District
State Sen. Jim Brochin annoys just about everyone (us included) at one point or another. That alone seems to be the basis of his challenge by former Del. Connie DeJuliis, who has predicated her campaign on the idea that...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Hereford High School parents aren't giving up on their quest to keep their school's current schedule, and they filed a legal petition Monday with the Baltimore County school board.
The parents, who have mounted months of protests, say Superintendent...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved legislation Monday requiring coaches and other recreation volunteers who work with children to undergo background checks, a move officials said is meant to protect children from sexual predators.
The county is the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson and area school construction projects as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:44 PM
A Baltimore County councilman who is running for re-election says someone broke into his Twitter account and posted a lewd photo early Thursday morning.
Councilman Todd Huff offered his "sincere apologies" for the image, which he said an unknown...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Towson-area races for Baltimore County Council and the Maryland General Assembly took shape Tuesday night, when candidates for office were required to file with the state board of elections.
The area will see several contested races, though one local...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The Baltimore County Board of Education on Tuesday heard a brief presentation on a second redistricting option for the new elementary school under construction in Mays Chapel before the board votes on the school's boundaries on March 25.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Symbols are meaningful in politics. Sometimes, a gesture as simple as a handshake can resonate with tremendous importance.
For me, the most important handshake in American history occurred in China on February 21, 1972.
By way of background, John...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Baltimore County officials on Monday touted the new $3 million Cockeysville Community Center at Padonia International Elementary School as an innovative, collaborative solution to the county's growing school capacity and infrastructure needs.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday.
The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"A little library, growing larger every year, is an honorable part of a man's possessions. A library is not a luxury. It is one of the necessities of a full life." (Henry Ward Beecher, 1813-1887)
Given that perspective, the acclaimed American...