| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Since passing earlier this year, a law enacted in September that limits signage around the District Courthouse in Towson has been in the sights of the area's bail bonds businesses.
Yet as the deadline for complying with the law approaches, attorneys...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Before a crowd of dozens in the most Democratic precinct in Baltimore County’s 5th District, Councilman David Marks, a Republican from Perry Hall, announced Wednesday that he was running for re-election.
“I want to help guide downtown Towson...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Four days after the Hereford Library celebrated its 25th anniversary, a birthday gift from Baltimore County arrived in the form of a long-anticipated announcement from 3rd District County Councilman Todd Huff that the county has a signed contract to...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Baltimore County Council is considering a resolution that asks the county Planning Board to examine and recommend regulations for the county’s burgeoning number of hookah lounges.
The resolution requests the Planning Board “to...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
A new 14,260-square-foot Padonia Community/Police Athletic League Center at Padonia International Elementary School will allow the school’s current gym to be used as classroom space, Baltimore County officials said Tuesday.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A distillery building in Cockeysville that collapsed last year during Superstorm Sandy was purchased by Baltimore County last month and will be demolished early Sunday morning, county officials said Thursday.
The purchase and demolition is part of a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:00 AM
About 50 people showed up early Sunday to witness demolition of an already collapsing distillery warehouse in Cockeysville — the first step in a plan Baltimore County officials say will help mitigate flooding in the area and, they hope, encourage...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:31 AM
After a rough day, holding a single brown egg laid by a pet hen brought a simple sense of joy to Baltimore County resident Lawrence Parr. And the sight of kids playing with "peeps" — "that's worth a million dollars," Parr told the County Council...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The Baltimore County Council voted Thursday to significantly lower fees developers pay to help the county buy parks and recreational land.
A council resolution lowering the fees — in some categories nearly 90 percent — passed in a 6-1 vote,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Baltimore County has secured $3.42 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency grant money to buy six properties in the Beaver Dam Run flood plain in Cockeysville for flood remediation purposes.
Some of the affected property owners, however, have...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:21 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday, Jan. 22 voted to authorize a land swap between the county and the Board of Education at the site of and potentially for the purpose of the proposed Mays Chapel Elementary School.
But while opponents of the...