| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Paying it forward came full circle in the community when Firehouse Subs donated new technology to the Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company. The new business in Owings Mills opened in the Garrison Forest Shopping Center, and the fire company donated old...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:26 AM
Developers and shopping center owners contributed nearly $600,000 in the rejected bid to overturn Baltimore County Council votes on zoning issues, according to financial reports.
If successful, the referendum drive would have allowed county voters to...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore County elections officials on Tuesday rejected a referendum challenge to a planned Wegmans in Owings Mills and a mixed-use development in Middle River, saying petitions used in the ballot drive did not give voters enough information.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Baltimore County's chief attorney is urging the local board of elections to reject petitions gathered last year in a controversial referendum drive that, if successful, could let voters overturn many of the County Council's zoning decisions.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Men and women armed with clipboards and pens have been common sights at grocery stores, libraries, farmers' markets and shopping centers in Baltimore County, seeking signatures on petitions to overturn zoning decisions through a voter referendum.
| Dec 28, 2012
It is unusual for me to side with developers, but your article about the Chestnut Ridge property being re-zoned to accommodate nine houses instead of the more lucrative zoning that currently exists is just wrong ("Developer sues Balto. Co. Council," Dec....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:05 PM
With the swipe of an excavator, a demolition crew began taking down the abandoned Solo Cup factory in Owings Mills on Thursday, work that will clear the way for new development that was once threatened by opposition.
When the abandoned plant is...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Lawyers representing developers of the former Solo Cup and Middle River Depot properties asked the Baltimore County elections board Friday to reject petitions for a referendum to overturn zoning votes, saying the signatures were obtained by fraud.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Some community leaders in Baltimore County are fighting a referendum drive they say is backed by developers who are trying to "hijack" the county's zoning process because they didn't get their way.
A coalition calling itself "Don't Sign It!" urged county...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Developers and shopping-center owners have contributed more than $225,000 to efforts to challenge zoning decisions in Baltimore County through referendums, financial disclosure forms show.
Contributors to the drive include firms tied to developers Howard...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Stop! Don't sign it!
A petition drive secretly sponsored by developers Howard Brown and David Cordish has been circulating for the last few weeks in an effort to quash all of the zoning changes in Council Districts 2 and 6 that were approved in August by...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The long-planned Metro Centre in Owings Mills is set to finally stir to life this week with the opening of Baltimore County's largest library.
Officials envision the library branch, to open in a building called the County Campus next to the Owings Mills...