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  • Baltimore County merchants tap into county revitalization program

    Baltimore County merchants tap into county revitalization program
    Plans for redevelopment in downtown Towson have prompted area merchants to consider face-lifts of their own, spurring renewed interest in a Baltimore County program for commercial revitalization. To keep up with projects that will bring new stores,...
  • O'Malley's fiscal recklessness isn't news [Letter]

    O'Malley's fiscal recklessness isn't news [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on plans to divert state employees' pension savings to the state's general fund, The Sun is, as usual, a little late to the party in criticizing Gov. Martin O'Malley for actions "potentially harmful to Maryland's fiscal...
  • Towson bracing for winter storm

    Towson bracing for winter storm
    Towson residents seem to be doing all they can to avoid the weather as the worst winter storm in years sets its sights on Maryland. As snow began accumulating on Towson’s streets in the late morning and early afternoon, few were braving the road....
  • Margaret C. Zimmerman, seamstress

    Margaret C. Zimmerman, seamstress
    Margaret Cecelia Zimmerman, a member of one of the oldest families in Towson who was an accomplished family seamstress, died of complications from gastric disease and hypertension Jan. 3 at Manor Care Ruxton. The North Baltimore resident was 101. Born...
  • Traffic: All lanes open on MD 174 in South Gate

    Traffic: All lanes open on MD 174 in South Gate
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 174 in South Gate with the clearing of a utility problem at Elmhurst Road that shut down most of the state roadway for nearly two hours on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...
  • St. Joseph cancer patients get more access to treatment

    St. Joseph cancer patients get more access to treatment
    Cancer patients at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will now be able to access clinical trials and specialists offered in downtown Baltimore at the hospital system’s flagship research center. St. Joseph, bought by the...
  • Towson core businesses eye county revitalization assistance

    Towson core businesses eye county revitalization assistance
    Several downtown Towson businesses recently expressed interest in Baltimore County's Commercial Revitalization services, a program county officials say will help businesses keep up with a changing Towson landscape. "They know that things are changing,...
  • Traffic: Southbound U.S. 1 closed in Perry Hall

    Traffic: Southbound U.S. 1 closed in Perry Hall
    A utility problem on U.S. 1 at Walter Avenue has closed all southbound traffic for more than two hours since the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 6:41 a.m. on Tuesday. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:...
  • Balto. Co. Council meeting to be held early because of weather

    Balto. Co. Council meeting to be held early because of weather
    The Baltimore County Council will hold its legislative session earlier than usual today because of the winter weather advisory. The meeting is now scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at the historic courthouse in Towson, rather than 6 p.m. as originally scheduled....
  • Lawmakers weigh 'revenge porn' bills

    Lawmakers weigh 'revenge porn' bills
    Lawmakers considered two competing bills Tuesday that would make Maryland among a handful of states to consider "revenge porn" a crime. Vengefully posting naked pictures of an ex-lover online would carry jail time under the proposals weighed Tuesday,...
  • Scenic byway, unsightly signage [Letter]

    Congratulations to Baltimore County Council members David Marks and Vicki Almond, who have introduced a bill to ban certain electronic signs along portions of Charles Street in Towson ("Bill would ban electronic changeable signage in areas of Towson,"...
  • Mall management firm removing cellphone kiosks

    Mall management firm removing cellphone kiosks
    The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts. General Growth Properties...