| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Baltimore County Code Enforcement unveiled a new mobile system Thursday that will allow citizens to register and track neighborhood nuisance issues such as overgrown lawns, uncovered garbage and rats online.
"This is a $1.13 million platform that...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Parents who have fought for years to get an elected school board in Baltimore County have won key support for a compromise measure that is given a good chance of passage in the General Assembly.
The county's House and Senate delegations voted...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The Maryland Senate unanimously passed legislation that would create a part-elected, part-appointed school board in Baltimore County as an issue that came into the legislative session as a point of contention moved toward an amicable resolution.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:01 PM
More than a decade after a youth sports volunteer from Hereford with a record of sex offense charges was convicted of abusing a 12-year-old boy, Baltimore County remains the only jurisdiction in the region that doesn't require background checks for...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:51 PM
A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police retirees despite a court order to do so.
In an unusual...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will hold a “Coffee with Kevin” community forum on Friday, April 25, in Rosedale as part of an ongoing effort to interact with county residents and community leaders.
The latest event will be for the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael J. Finifter knows how to get County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's attention. A year and a half after Maryland's highest court upheld an arbitrator's decision that Baltimore County had overcharged a group of police...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Regarding letter writer Theodore Levin's idea that to keep politics out of the process the governor should appoint the Baltimore County Board of Education rather than allow voters to elect its members, I would point out that the governor's appointments...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The prevailing governing philosophy of Baltimore County might well be summed up, with apologies to Henry David Thoreau, as "That government is best which governs least interestingly." As such, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz appeared to go to great...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Living near Baltimore County's Eastern Sanitary Landfill is no doubt unpleasant. The facility is huge — 375 acres — and handles about a quarter of Baltimore County's solid waste, or almost 75,000 tons of trash a year. Residents of the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I read with great concern the article regarding background checks for those involved in Baltimore County recreational programs ("Balto. Co. eyes rec aide checks," April 22). How much does County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and some of the county council...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore County officials on Wednesday announced plans to buy a two-story office building south of Susquehanna Avenue in Towson as the site for a new Towson fire station.
The county previously had allocated $5 million in bond loans to construct the new...