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  • Baltimore County planning board to consider easing rules on keeping chickens as pets

    Baltimore County planning board to consider easing rules on keeping chickens as pets
    The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets. Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
  • Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce opens Towson office

    Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce opens Towson office
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott on Wednesday welcomed the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to downtown Towson. "This is a great opportunity for our community and our members," Jose...
  • Chestnut Ridge zoning, food trucks rules on planning agenda

    Chestnut Ridge zoning, food trucks rules on planning agenda
    The Baltimore County Planning Board is set to hear public comment Thursday on a former golf course and country club off of Falls Road in Lutherville that’s been the subject of a zoning dispute. A public hearing about the former Chestnut Ridge...
  • Battle continues over old Chestnut Ridge Country Club land

    Battle continues over old Chestnut Ridge Country Club land
    Residents who live near the former Chestnut Ridge Country Club and golf course are once again fighting to preserve the sprawling Lutherville property, where a developer wants to build 85 luxury homes. Last year, the Baltimore County Council voted to...
  • Balto. Co. schools policy leads to harmful teacher turnover

    Balto. Co. schools policy leads to harmful teacher turnover
    For decades, teacher tenure has been known as a protection given to teachers not only as a means to encourage innovation, but as an incentive for young individuals to enter the teaching profession. However, tenure has also brought about a problem. As...
  • Balto. Co. Council lowers open-space fees for developers

    The Baltimore County Council voted Thursday to significantly lower fees developers pay to help the county buy parks and recreational land. A council resolution lowering the fees — in some categories nearly 90 percent — passed in a 6-1 vote,...
  • Balto. Co. elections board rejects referendum bid on zoning decisions

    Balto. Co. elections board rejects referendum bid on zoning decisions
    Baltimore County elections officials on Tuesday rejected a referendum challenge to a planned Wegmans in Owings Mills and a mixed-use development in Middle River, saying petitions used in the ballot drive did not give voters enough information. Board of...
  • Green Spring Station says Balto. Co. zoning process flawed

    Green Spring Station says Balto. Co. zoning process flawed
    Green Spring Station — a collection of boutiques, restaurants and offices near the northern end of the Jones Falls Expressway — commands some of the highest rent in Baltimore County. Visitors can shop for French linens at Paris-based Yves...
  • Balto. Co. urges elections board to reject zoning referendum petitions

    Balto. Co. urges elections board to reject zoning referendum petitions
    Baltimore County's chief attorney is urging the local board of elections to reject petitions gathered last year in a controversial referendum drive that, if successful, could let voters overturn many of the County Council's zoning decisions. In a...
  • 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,...
  • Balto. Co. zoning referendum fight puts spotlight on hired petition companies

    Balto. Co. zoning referendum fight puts spotlight on hired petition companies
    Men and women armed with clipboards and pens have been common sights at grocery stores, libraries, farmers' markets and shopping centers in Baltimore County, seeking signatures on petitions to overturn zoning decisions through a voter referendum. But...
  • Owings Mills: Concerned county students send 'snowflakes' to Sandy Hook

    The horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut stunned a nation and left everyone wondering how they could be of help. School children across our country wanted to do something to help the survivors and the "Snowflakes for Sandy Hook"...