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  • Streets quiet in Catonsville as snow continues to fall

    Streets quiet in Catonsville as snow continues to fall
    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,...
  • Baltimore County bans cell phone kiosks

    Baltimore County bans cell phone kiosks
    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...
  • Lansdowne may see new development on Hollins Ferry Road soon

    Lansdowne may see new development on Hollins Ferry Road soon
    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...
  • Baltimore County receives national recognition for street policy

    Baltimore County receives national recognition for street policy
    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...
  • Balto. Co. Council approves sale of government land to developers

    Balto. Co. Council approves sale of government land to developers
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Balto. Co. may review backyard chicken regulations

    Balto. Co. may review backyard chicken regulations
    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...
  • Five Baltimore County schools to receive air conditioning, but none in Catonsville

    Five Baltimore County schools to receive air conditioning, but none in Catonsville
    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...