| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As one of those impacted by Baltimore County's unwillingness to pay a judgment against it for the overcharging some police department retirees for their health benefits, I believe that County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has the responsibility to comply...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards.
The county school system paid $2.1...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:16 AM
It's Tuesday morning and the whir of machinery fills the room at the newest company to join the south campus of BWTech Research and Technology Park at UMBC.
Technician Steven Turrentine, 50, of Catonsville, has just programmed an infrared laser...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business.
Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This week, the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, which has been fighting for quality of life in Towson's residential neighborhoods for nearly four decades, is honoring its "senior senators."
That's the nickname GTCCA vice president...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Baltimore County officials gathered Tuesday to unveil $3.7 million in school security improvements, including a OneView camera system that will make security footage available in real time to county police as well as to the county schools' Department of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:40 AM
The room was packed in the basement of the Bloomsbury Community Center in Catonsville as Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz discussed public education, public safety and reinvesting in public infrastructure with a crowd of about 50 over coffee...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:48 AM
A bill to require a partially elected school board in Baltimore County gained overwhelming approval this week from a Senate committee, and will now go to the full Senate for a vote.
Whether the eight-year effort by a group of county legislators and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:19 AM
The Baltimore County School Board's plan to turn Catonsville's community center located at 106 Bloomsbury Avenue into an elementary school has left residents wondering if they will still have a community center.
Saundra Owens, president of the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Baltimore County Public Schools will be closed Friday for the second day in a row because of the largest winter storm to hit the Mid-Atlantic region this year.
By using another snow day Friday, Baltimore County has reached its limit for the school...
| 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 20, 2014
| 5:56 PM
A West Virginia-based gas company is suing dozens of landowners in Baltimore and Harford counties to gain use of portions of their properties for a $180 million pipeline project.
In three federal lawsuits filed since January, Columbia Gas Transmission...