| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Last week's Baltimore County Council resolution to evaluate ways to increase and improve tree canopy in the county was encouraging news for Catonsville residents working to add trees to the area.
The Aug. 5 resolution, co-sponsored by 1st District...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:34 PM
– In the heart of this historic Eastern Shore city, the effect of a state program that lends money to small businesses in struggling neighborhoods is easy to see.
There's Jimmy & Sook's restaurant with its award-winning crab cakes; My Favorite...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts.
General Growth Properties...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Towson's Greene Turtle restaurant on Thursday unveiled its new rooftop "Turtle Shell" bar, an $890,000 addition, which caused a stir when proposed six months ago because of the public loans approved to help fund the project.
"We're hoping not only to...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Friday that the county's homicide rate and four-year average was the lowest in decades, with the total of 19 homicides for 2013 the county's lowest since 1976....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
State legislators from the Towson area will again push for adoption of a partially elected Baltimore County School Board when the 434th session of the Maryland General Assembly convenes Wednesday.
During the past several sessions, Baltimore County...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Baltimore County kicked off its largest restaurant week to date Thursday morning, with 14 of the 53 participating restaurants offering up samples at the new Liquid Lib's wine bar in Timonium.
"Not only is this a great time to enjoy a good, new meal at a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hopes to convince state lawmakers to exempt county government vehicles from the state gas tax.
Kamenetz announced his legislative agenda this week as the General Assembly convened in Annapolis. His...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:49 PM
State Sen. Jim Brochin questioned Tuesday how taxpayers would benefit from Baltimore County's plan to sell the Towson firehouse to developers, as residents called on the County Council to delay or stop the sale of that site and the North Point...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In reading recent articles about the vote by Baltimore County Council to reject state funding for a planned affordable housing development in Rosedale, I felt troubled that certain unfounded attitudes toward voucher holders prevailed and am hopeful that...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:30 AM
I just want to comment on the decision made by Baltimore County Council ("Baltimore County Council rejects low-income housing project," Nov. 18). This council acted in the best interest of the residents of this community for a change. Baltimore County...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Starting Jan. 13, all Baltimore County residents will be able to get their dogs and cats spayed or neutered at the county animal shelter, even if they adopted the pet elsewhere, officials announced this week.
The county also plans to reduce the adoption...