| 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...
| 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 8, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Last week, top officials in Baltimore County stood together to proudly announce that the homicide rate there was at its lowest level since Jimmy Carter was president. This week, top officials in the Baltimore City Police Department had to answer questions...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession.
This week, a state commission...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On the matter of reopening Loch Raven Elementary School and moving the Halstead Academy population to Loch Raven, Baltimore County Superintendent of Schools Dallas Dance has been less than candid about the role that the Loch Raven Village and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Fines for animal cruelty in Baltimore County will increase under a bill approved by the County Council on Monday.
The penalties for first offenses will rise from $100 to $250 per day for each occurrence of animal cruelty. Initially, the legislation...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:31 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved leasing a valuable piece of land to a Towson developer, over the objections of a councilwoman who said the deal negotiated by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration lacked transparency.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
As Baltimore County police replace nearly 2,000 service weapons, they won't allow the old ones to be sold in gun shops — a decision that will prevent firearms from entering the open market but could triple the agency's cost.
Officials will instead...