| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The steel boxes in front of 10 of Baltimore County's police precincts look like library book drop-off stations, but they are part of a plan to reduce the county's drug overdose deaths.
On Friday, county officials unveiled the drop boxes, which are...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:19 PM
On Sept. 25, Bruce Wood became a hero.
Wood, a trash and recycling collector in Baltimore County, was awarded a Baltimore County Hero pin and a citation from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Wednesday.
The recognition resulted from his efforts to...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:47 PM
As the students inside the newly renovated, sparkling classrooms at Stoneleigh Elementary worked on their lessons Tuesday morning, Principal Christine Warner and a host of elected officials thanked the parents and community who advocated so hard for the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:10 AM
The Forge is alive with activity so no wonder it was selected by Baltimore Magazine as one of the top neighborhoods in Baltimore County. Congratulations to Rodgers Forge Community Association President Stu Sirota and the entire community. On behalf of...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For Catonsville residents, "Life is Great in 21228" is more than a slogan on a bumper sticker.
It's the walkability from their homes to restaurants on Frederick Road, the Catonsville Library and area parks. It's the weekly free concerts in the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The Maryland Port Administration wants to build an auto terminal at the former Sparrows Point steel mill in the next few years, speeding plans to bring jobs to an area hungry for them.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has endorsed the plan, but...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:15 PM
For three months, Baltimore County officials have been weighing proposals from developers to buy three parcels of county-owned land, in Towson, Dundalk and Randallstown.
But county officials are releasing little information about the deliberations...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Perry Hall Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service this month, and on Saturday the community was invited to join the party.
The branch has come a long way in those 50 years. From humble beginnings to its...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
A new 14,260-square-foot Padonia Community/Police Athletic League Center at Padonia International Elementary School will allow the school’s current gym to be used as classroom space, Baltimore County officials said Tuesday.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:21 PM
School officials have vowed they would include parents and stakeholders in discussions on finding a way to accommodate the burgeoning elementary school-aged student population in central Baltimore County.
They appear to be keeping their word,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This will be the last summer residents did not have seven-day access to their local library as Baltimore County officials announced an expansion of year-round Sunday hours at each of the county's 19 library branches.
The Aug. 22 announcement also...