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  • County panel rules in favor of Whalen's medical office project

    County panel rules in favor of Whalen's medical office project
    A Baltimore County Board of Appeals panel has ruled against a community group fighting a planned medical office building in Catonsville. The three board members on Thursday affirmed an earlier decision by a county administrative law judge who had...
  • Cyclists ride to downtown Towson for Bike to Work Day

    Cyclists ride to downtown Towson for Bike to Work Day
    Biking enthusiasts and advocates from all around the Towson area took advantage of a warm, clear morning Friday to participate in the 10th Annual Baltimore County Bike to Work Day Rally at the Towson Courthouse. "I think it was really successful,"...
  • Baltimore Highlands: Group hears from new County Council chairman

    The Baltimore Highlands Community Association met Monday, Jan. 21, at Christ United Methodist Church for the first time in the new year. Attendance was sparse, due to the Martin Luther King holiday and the presidential gala. First District Baltimore...
  • Demolition slated to begin on vacant mill property in western Catonsville

    Demolition slated to begin on vacant mill property in western Catonsville
    The Simkins Mill on River Road, a long-abandoned eyesore in the community and host to much illegal dumping and trespassing, is scheduled to be demolished starting as early as mid-February. Simkins Industries, owner of the 65.53 acre property that houses...
  • Kamenetz proposal would change process for worker benefit disputes

    Kamenetz proposal would change process for worker benefit disputes
    Baltimore County labor leaders plan to fight legislation by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would change the way public workers appeal county decisions on their retirement benefits, saying the bill would stack the deck against employees. The bill,...
  • Administrative law judge backs Whalen's Catonsville medical office proposal

    Administrative law judge backs Whalen's Catonsville medical office proposal
    A Baltimore County administrative law judge has approved developer Steve Whalen's proposal for a medical office project in Catonsville, one month after Whalen pleaded guilty to giving illegal campaign contributions to county politicians. Judge John E....
  • Balto. Co. Council approves $3.7 million school safety plan

    Members of the Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $3.7 million on school safety equipment, including cameras, improved electronic entry systems and a new visitor ID system. County police, county officials and school leaders proposed...
  • Developer's gifts tainted the political process

    Your article about a developer who secretly funneled money to a Baltimore County councilman's campaign is proof of the need to get money out of politics ("Builder admits illegal gifts," Jan. 4). State Prosecutor Emmet Davitt got it right when he...
  • Baltimore County Council elects Quirk as chairman

    Baltimore County Council elects Quirk as chairman
    Baltimore County Council members on Monday unanimously elected Councilman Tom Quirk as their chairman, and the Catonsville Democrat pledged to collaborate with County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and work to make local government cost-effective. Quirk, 43,...
  • Quirk has ambitious plans as chairman of County Council

    Quirk has ambitious plans as chairman of County Council
    After being elected by a unanimous vote on Jan. 7, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk has quite a to-do list for 2013 in his first term as chairman of the Baltimore County Council. "My goal in 2013 is to work closely and collaboratively with County...
  • Walls going up is good news at Halethorpe Elementary

    Walls will be going up this summer and that's good news for faculty and parents at Halethorpe Elementary School. The construction means the end of six open-concept classrooms at the school on Maple Avenue. Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S....