| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Developers of the Foundry Row retail project in Owings Mills say they are on track to start construction this summer on a $140 million shopping center featuring Baltimore County's second Wegmans grocery store.
In an opinion issued this week, the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Towson-area races for Baltimore County Council and the Maryland General Assembly took shape Tuesday night, when candidates for office were required to file with the state board of elections.
The area will see several contested races, though one local...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council.
The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions.
Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Representatives from Towson-area community groups spoke largely in favor Tuesday of a Baltimore County Council bill that will ban further electronic signage on Charles Street in Towson, with dissenters only asking that the law apply elsewhere in the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:23 PM
For decades, Kay McConnell and her family joined those who lace up skates and take to Lake Roland in Robert E. Lee Park when winter freezes ice over the former reservoir.
The McConnells' three children were on the ice as young as toddlers, one of them...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Congratulations to Baltimore County Council members David Marks and Vicki Almond, who have introduced a bill to ban certain electronic signs along portions of Charles Street in Towson ("Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson,"...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The Baltimore County Council is considering legislation to protect Towson's scenic Charles Street corridor from modern electronic signage.
The bill, which was introduced Wednesday by Council members David Marks and Vicki Almond, would ban electronic...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:25 AM
The County Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether St. Paul's School in Brooklandville would be granted permission to attach a planned 8,000-square-foot maintenance building to an existing sewer line on the nearby school-owned Emerson Farms...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore County Council members approved Wednesday a $25,000 raise for the county executive, as well as an $8,500 boost for their own positions.
All seven members voted in favor of the increases. The raises will take effect in December and bring the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Baltimore County councilwoman is seeking to tighten a local ban on synthetic marijuana, saying manufacturers have found ways around a state ban enacted last year as well as federal and county laws.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond said existing laws...
| 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...