| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
For those who missed it, the latest news in Towson is that the Baltimore County Council will soon take up legislation to consider whether more people ought to be allowed to keep chickens in their backyards. The bill doesn't actually make a decision on...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:57 PM
With a new school year in progress, parents of students at Westowne Elementary have resumed their battle to obtain air conditioning at the school.
So members of the group were surprised and disappointed to learn that Baltimore County Executive Kevin...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:24 PM
When students return to Perry Hall High School for the first day of school Aug. 27, they will find new safety measures in place, as well as an opportunity to get psychological counseling.
"We know the anxiety is going to go up," said Principal George A....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Dundalk was once economically and culturally vibrant and included our traditional Heritage Fair, Fourth of July and St. Patrick's Day parades, picnics at Chesterwood, Stansbury and Gunpowder parks and a myriad of historical events associated with North...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Baltimore County and union members have agreed to extend the contract for firefighters and paramedics through June 2016, guaranteeing no layoffs or furloughs through that time.
The extension is for members of Baltimore County Professional Fire...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Baltimore County plans to fund a dog park in Perry Hall after residents pushed for the project and collected private donations for it.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Wednesday the county plans to issue construction bids for the Perry Paw Dog...
| Jun 22, 2013
To those whose impression of Towson is stuck in its days as the capital of white belts and white shoes, the idea that it could be to Baltimore what Bethesda is to Washington probably sounds hilarious. But the announcement Wednesday that developers plan...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Will a ratio of 1.2 parking spaces for new apartments in Towson be enough ("Towson Row can succeed, experts say," July 9)?
Parking is already a critical problem now that Towson has a population comparable to Annapolis. In the last four years, 1,500...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A distillery building in Cockeysville that collapsed last year during Superstorm Sandy was purchased by Baltimore County last month and will be demolished early Sunday morning, county officials said Thursday.
The purchase and demolition is part of a...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Baltimore officials voted Wednesday to raise water and sewer rates by 42 percent over three years, despite residents who pleaded for relief and a city audit that called the increase "higher than necessary."
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who controls...