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  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Catonsville Elementary could become new community center

    Catonsville Elementary could become new community center
    The Baltimore County School Board's plan to turn Catonsville's community center located at 106 Bloomsbury Avenue into an elementary school has left residents wondering if they will still have a community center. Saundra Owens, president of the...
  • Republican to challenge Quirk for 1st District seat

    Republican to challenge Quirk for 1st District seat
    After two setbacks in his challenges of Democratic incumbents in the Maryland General Assembly, Albert Nalley has decided to try his hand at unseating incumbent Democratic Councilman Tom Quirk to represent the 1st District of Baltimore County. Nalley, a...
  • Old 7-Up plant in Catonsville a winning site for indoor sports

    Old 7-Up plant in Catonsville a winning site for indoor sports
    A former eyesore for Catonsville residents has recently been transformed into an indoor sports center by two business partners. A 30,000 square foot warehouse at 6159 Edmondson Avenue that once served as a 7-Up bottling plant had fallen into disrepair...
  • Baltimore County Councilman Tom Quirk to seek re-election

    Baltimore County Councilman Tom Quirk to seek re-election
    Councilman Tom Quirk, a Democrat who has represented the 1st District in the southwest portion of Baltimore County for the past three years, filed for re-election Tuesday with the Baltimore County Board of Elections. "In the past three years,...
  • Kamenetz wants to ban cellphone kiosks, regulate electronics sales

    Kamenetz wants to ban cellphone kiosks, regulate electronics sales
    Stores that buy used cellphones in Baltimore County would be regulated like pawnshops and automated cellphone-purchasing kiosks would be banned altogether under legislation unveiled Thursday by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. Kamenetz said...
  • Baltimore County Executive gets candid with Catonsville residents

    Baltimore County Executive gets candid with Catonsville residents
    The room was packed in the basement of the Bloomsbury Community Center in Catonsville as Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz discussed public education, public safety and reinvesting in public infrastructure with a crowd of about 50 over coffee...
  • Baltimore County councilman relinquishes role as chairman

    Baltimore County councilman relinquishes role as chairman
    In his first term representing the First District, Councilman Tom Quirk has seen how government works below the surface. In his first term as chairman of the County Council, Quirk's perspective went even deeper. The role included more than setting the...
  • Mall management firm removing cellphone kiosks

    Mall management firm removing cellphone kiosks
    The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts. General Growth Properties...
  • Council members crafting bill to ban smoking in Baltimore County parks

    Council members crafting bill to ban smoking in Baltimore County parks
    Several Baltimore County Council members say they're planning to introduce legislation in the coming weeks that will seek to ban smoking at all county parks. The proposal follows a recommendation by the county's recreation and parks board, which...
  • Bevins elected Baltimore County Council chairwoman

    Bevins elected Baltimore County Council chairwoman
    The Baltimore County Council on Monday unanimously elected Councilwoman Cathy Bevins to serve as chairwoman for 2014. Bevins, a Middle River Democrat, was elected to the council in 2010. She previously worked as former County Executive Jim Smith's...
  • Balto. Co. Council approves lease to Towson developer

    The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved leasing a valuable piece of land to a Towson developer, over the objections of a councilwoman who said the deal negotiated by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration lacked transparency. Council...