| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:23 AM
The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday gave its stamp of approval to the school board's $56.2 million capital budget request for fiscal year 2015, though it attached a caveat to a controversial school construction plan approved in the budget.
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Cell-phone recycling kiosks will be banned and stores that buy small electronics will be regulated like pawn shops under legislation passed Tuesday by the Baltimore County Council.
The pair of bills, introduced last month by County Executive Kevin...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Your editorial points up a major problem in the functioning of the Baltimore County Department of Education, and especially the school board ("Signs of trouble in county schools?," Feb. 24).
If board president Lawrence Schmidt does not feel competent to...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 3, 2014
| 5:22 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is scheduled to hold the latest in a series of community forums called "Coffee with Kevin" Friday in Catonsville and the public is invited to join him for coffee and doughnuts.
Similar gatherings have been...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Stores that buy used cellphones in Baltimore County would be regulated like pawnshops and automated cellphone-purchasing kiosks would be banned altogether under legislation unveiled Thursday by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Baltimore County officials say they are setting aside $3 million generated from the state-mandated stormwater management fee to help nonprofit organizations pay for projects that will reduce the fees they have to pay.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz...