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Baltimore County

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  • Design released for new Relay and Westowne Elementary schools

    Design released for new Relay and Westowne Elementary schools
    Construction of two new southwest Baltimore County elementary schools at the sites of Relay Elementary and Westowne Elementary will soon be underway. A schematic design timeline was released by Baltimore County Public Schools on June 30, following a...
  • Longtime Catonsville residents question county's solution to overcrowding

    Longtime Catonsville residents question county's solution to overcrowding
    While a Baltimore County solution is in the works to address overcrowded elementary schools in the southwest area, some Catonsville residents say the solution fails to address future overcrowding in local middle schools and high schools. "Yes, we have a...
  • Baltimore native ran cross-country drug ring that brought heroin to city, authorities say

    Baltimore native ran cross-country drug ring that brought heroin to city, authorities say
    From a home base in Houston, federal authorities say, a Remington native has been directing a cross-country drug operation that shipped large quantities of heroin to Baltimore, New York, New Orleans and elsewhere. Fred Douglas Brooks III, 46, had...
  • LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works

    LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works
    Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Design for Catonsville Elementary School released

    Design for Catonsville Elementary School released
    A schematic design for the new Catonsville Elementary School to be built at 106 Bloomsbury Ave. was released by Baltimore County Public Schools last week. The design, created by Rubeling & Associates, a Towson architecture and interior design firm,...
  • Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens

    Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens
    One month after coach John Harbaugh emphasized a high standard for players' conduct, starting cornerback Jimmy Smith became the latest Ravens player to be arrested during an unusually rocky offseason. Smith, 25, was charged Saturday night with failure...
  • Elkridge gentleman becomes an officer in 1965 [History Matters]

    July 1965 "Promoted to Lt. Colonel: James Paul Libertini of 5810 Lawyers Hill Road in Elkridge has recently been promoted to the rank of Lt. Colonel in the United States Army Reserve. He is a member of the 6176th U.S. Army terminal, USAR, Baltimore,...
  • Sister Mary Mark Walsh

    Sister Mary Mark Walsh
    Sister Mary Mark Walsh, a retired teacher who was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 78 years, died of heart failure Saturday at the Villa, her order's Baltimore County retirement home. She was 97. Born Ruth Anna Walsh in Baltimore County,...
  • Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit

    Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit
    When licensed counselor Rita Platt, 53, first became a therapist 10 years ago, she aspired to make a difference in the lives of families dealing with issues such as divorce, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. "It hurt my heart to see all those...
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...