| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Last week's Baltimore County Council resolution to evaluate ways to increase and improve tree canopy in the county was encouraging news for Catonsville residents working to add trees to the area.
The Aug. 5 resolution, co-sponsored by 1st District...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the Halethorpe community Monday to announce the grand opening of the brand new Halethorpe MARC train station.
More than 50 people, including Dels. James Malone Jr. and Steven DeBoy, state Sen. Edward Kasemeyer, Sen. Ben...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The Fish Head Cantina in Arbutus will have to defend its liquor license Monday following a stabbing that claimed the life of a man following a rap show there.
The county liquor board called the hearing in response to the stabbing July 7 that killed 22-...
| Aug 7, 2013
Catonsville community made annual stroll a success
Lighthouse would like to thank the entire Catonsville and Arbutus communities for making its third annual Summer Stroll a resounding success!
The money raised will go directly to delivering mental...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:49 AM
"It's about time," Dennis Miller said early last week, referring to a $1 million construction project underway in Baltimore Highlands on Georgia Avenue off Annapolis Road.
Like others on the street, Miller is happy to see the widening and repaving of...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Baltimore County's historic courthouse in Towson will become the set of the political drama "House of Cards" next month. The Netflix series' crew plans to film at the courthouse Aug. 7, though that date could change, county spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Catonsville resident Jeff Brooks doesn't set his family's chairs out along Frederick Road days, even weeks, before the renowned annual Fourth of July parade.
Brooks, along with about 15 family members and friends, watches the parade from a piece of 30-...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
New developments in Towson will have to provide bike racks under legislation approved Monday by the Baltimore County Council.
Bicycling advocates had supported the bill by Councilman David Marks and Council Chairman Tom Quirk as a way to encourage...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The clanging sound of metal scraping against metal rang through the air on River Road last week as demolition of the Simkins Mill began.
Per a Baltimore County razing permit issued on May 7, Simkins Industries and the company's locally contracted...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore County's rat eradication program has treated more than 2,100 homes, and more efforts are planned for later this month, county officials said Thursday.
Rodent infestations have become a common complaint in many county neighborhoods, and the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Move over Willy Wonka, Jama Cocoa has arrived in Arbutus.
Jamasen Rodriguez, a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University, and three of his classmates have started a chocolate-making business that will open in Arbutus in the spring.
No exact date has...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:09 AM
The clock is now officially ticking for a proposed development that would add 54 townhouses to the Riverview community in Lansdowne.
Last week's meeting at the Lansdowne Library between representatives of Pax Edwards and Enterprise Homes, the co-...