| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:41 PM
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered the county to refund nearly $573,000 in health insurance premiums that had been overpaid by hundreds of Police Department retirees, following years of litigation between the county and the police union....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The state Board of Public Works approved Wednesday a controversial loan to the owners of the Greene Turtle franchise in Towson over the objections of Comptroller Peter Franchot.
Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp joined Gov. Martin O'Malley in voting in favor of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says he will ask the County Council for $17.2 million to fund air conditioning in five schools in Woodlawn, Middle River, Windsor Mill, Pikesville and Parkville.
The state Board of Public Works on Wednesday...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott on Wednesday welcomed the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to downtown Towson.
"This is a great opportunity for our community and our members," Jose...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:04 AM
With last week's announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million project that will include apartments, student housing, retail and office space in downtown Towson, area elected officials have ramped up efforts to introduce a circulator bus to stem an...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:15 PM
After announcing plans early this year to partner with a nonprofit to improve the Baltimore County animal shelter, county officials say they have not found a group willing to do so.
No one responded to a request for proposals issued by the county in...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Local officials gathered Monday in Owings Mills to celebrate the opening of a new campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.
The college opened in the County Campus building at the Metro Centre, a transit-oriented development. The building...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:56 PM
After months of controversy surrounding the site selection of Baltimore County's new elementary school in Mays Chapel, the school system on Thursday began the process of assembling the school's leadership team.
Stephen Coco, who was selected last...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:18 AM
I take exception to Councilman David Marks' article published in your paper May 15. He stated that the building boom in Towson would "transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic cosmopolitan communities in Maryland." I feel it will...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The Eastwood school's librarian, Cheryl Madden, had just finished saying her farewells to the fifth-grade class seated attentively in their dress-up clothes in the front-row seats. She ended with a line from a quote, saying that "one can go backward...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:07 AM
As he approaches the end of his first year in office, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has begun to untangle the messy knot of school overcrowding left for him by his predecessors.
Even as Dance and his team are making a point...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
As Rosedale residents and business owners began to clean up after the fiery train derailment, federal officials said Wednesday that a chemical, sodium chlorate, had likely exploded in one of the train cars.
Investigators with the National Transportation...