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Vicki Almond

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  • Owings Mills Wegmans developers say project on track

    Owings Mills Wegmans developers say project on track
    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...
  • Candidates for Towson-area elected seats file ahead of Tuesday deadline

    Candidates for Towson-area elected seats file ahead of Tuesday deadline
    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...
  • Council votes to restrict smoking in Baltimore County parks

    Council votes to restrict smoking in Baltimore County parks
    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...
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    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...
  • Towson community groups support Charles Street sign ban

    Towson community groups support Charles Street sign ban
    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...
  • Cold snaps stir debate over safety, rules of skating on Lake Roland

    Cold snaps stir debate over safety, rules of skating on Lake Roland
    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...
  • Scenic byway, unsightly signage [Letter]

    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,"...
  • Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson

    Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson
    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...
  • Sewer line for new building at St. Paul's School at issue

    Sewer line for new building at St. Paul's School at issue
    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...
  • Balto. Co. Council approves raises for council, executive

    Balto. Co. Council approves raises for council, executive
    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...
  • Baltimore County officials seek tighter ban on synthetic marijuana

    Baltimore County officials seek tighter ban on synthetic marijuana
    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...
  • 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...