| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:49 PM
A battle over the future of the closed Chestnut Ridge golf course in Lutherville is continuing, with the company that bought the property now suing the Baltimore County Council over its decision to limit the land's development potential.
In a lawsuit...
| Dec 28, 2012
It is unusual for me to side with developers, but your article about the Chestnut Ridge property being re-zoned to accommodate nine houses instead of the more lucrative zoning that currently exists is just wrong ("Developer sues Balto. Co. Council," Dec....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:01 PM
It would be easier to redevelop large, historic manufacturing sites in Baltimore County under legislation approved Monday by the County Council.
Under the bill, tracts of land 40 acres or larger that are zoned for heavy manufacturing and include...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:23 AM
A Pikesville man has filed an Open Meetings Act violation complaint against the Baltimore County Council, alleging that citizens didn't get proper notice of a meeting where they could have testified about the county's new stormwater fee.
| May 8, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Parents at five Towson schools were informed Wednesday of an input meeting that school officials say will begin the process of dealing with the area's crowded elementary schools.
The meeting, which a school system spokesman called an "input work...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:21 PM
How bad is traffic at Falls and Joppa roads in Baltimore County? It depends whom you ask, and the answer could determine whether the county allows additional growth near the intersection.
A dispute over the intersection near Green Spring Station, a...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A vote by the Baltimore County Council on Monday will bar new development at Green Spring Station in Lutherville for the near future.
Developers cannot build near intersections graded "F" under the county's "basic services maps," which identify...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In regard to the "rain tax," Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond says, "I still don't like this bill, and I think there are still a lot of questions that need to be answered." Councilman John A. Olszewski Sr. says "I don't like this bill."
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:05 PM
With the swipe of an excavator, a demolition crew began taking down the abandoned Solo Cup factory in Owings Mills on Thursday, work that will clear the way for new development that was once threatened by opposition.
When the abandoned plant is...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I am part of a group of citizens of many different backgrounds, all sharing a common interest. Dog Walkers of Robert E. Lee Park have enjoyed off-leash walking and jogging with our beloved dogs for more than 30 years.
Sadly, this activity has been...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Lawyers representing developers of the former Solo Cup and Middle River Depot properties asked the Baltimore County elections board Friday to reject petitions for a referendum to overturn zoning votes, saying the signatures were obtained by fraud.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Backers of a referendum drive to challenge Baltimore County zoning decisions say they have gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in 2014.
The supporters say they have collected more than 70,000 signatures — far more than the...