| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets.
Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $17.2 million to air condition schools in Middle River, Parkville, Pikesville, Windsor Mill and Woodlawn.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz requested the funding for Featherbed Lane, Hawthorne,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Construction on the new Frederick Road bridge across the Baltimore Beltway has advanced to its final stages and the project could be completed by Christmas.
Or, it could take up to six months, according to State Highway Administration spokesman David...
| 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....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
On April 8, 2013, Kevin Mercer was issued a citation from Baltimore County for illegally housing two chickens in the backyard of his Catonsville home.
On Aug. 22, he was granted a variance from the county, giving him permission to keep them.
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Catonsville resident Rebecca Dongarra has become the fifth candidate in the race for one of three seats in the House of Delegates for the new District 12, which includes parts of Catonsville, Arbutus and Howard County.
Dongarra, who announced her...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The bay window in the dining room of Kevin and Rachel Hodges' Catonsville house once opened to an expanse of forest behind the Catonsville Family Center Y on South Rolling Road. In front of the forest lay the Hodges' large backyard where their 15-month-...
| 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...
| 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 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-...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Kaiser Permanente's partnership with Riverview Elementary that began last month is taking a new step to provide students at the Kessler Road school with resources and programs to inspire and encourage healthy living habits.
The partnership is part of...
| 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...