| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The streets were mostly quiet in Catonsville as heavy snowfall blanketed Baltimore County Monday morning.
"We haven't seen many people on the road. It seems like a lot of people are staying inside and out of the snow today," said John McDowell,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Cell-phone recycling kiosks will be banned and stores that buy small electronics will be regulated like pawn shops under legislation passed Tuesday by the Baltimore County Council.
The pair of bills, introduced last month by County Executive Kevin...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:01 PM
A plan for new housing development on Hollins Ferry Road that would bring a 48-unit townhouse community to the area was approved by Baltimore County on Friday at a hearing in Towson.
The proposal by developers Enterprise Homes and Pax-Edwards now...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore County's Complete Street Policy, adopted by the county council in December, was listed as one of the best by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America.
"We're pleased to receive national recognition for...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved selling three county-owned properties to developers on Monday, despite protests from residents who oppose the deals.
In a 7-0 vote, the council signed off on sale contracts for the Towson firehouse, the North Point...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:25 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:10 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:16 PM
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,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Some Baltimore County officials want to consider whether to allow more residents to keep chickens in their yards, making the county the latest local government in Maryland to examine a national coop craze.
A County Council resolution being considered...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:57 PM
With a new school year in progress, parents of students at Westowne Elementary have resumed their battle to obtain air conditioning at the school.
So members of the group were surprised and disappointed to learn that Baltimore County Executive Kevin...