| 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:51 PM
A Baltimore County Council member is calling for the council to delay its vote on a measure to impose stormwater management fees, saying neither the council nor the public has had enough time to study the issue.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a Reisterstown...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Ridiculed by some as a "rain tax" and a symbol of government overreach in taxes, storm water management fees mandated by the state were approved Monday by Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.
The Baltimore County Council approved its fee structure 5-2,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
One of Pikesville's most charming and well-loved buildings — a 1937 Art Deco structure fronted by a stately marquee — could soon open its doors to movie patrons for the first time in 30 years.
The Baltimore County Council will be asked on...