Although Arbutus and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, were nixed from the county's proposal for the first arts and entertainment district, advocates are optimistic about the passage of the new Catonsville Arts District proposal, expected in December.
The Patapsco Heritage Greenway's new program seeks to bolster native tree habitat curb stormwater runoff in the Patapsco Valley after historic flooding ravaged the state park last year, with help from the community.
During a Monday press conference, the Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and other Muslim advocacy groups addressed state lawmakers to help Kashmiri-Americans contact their families in the Indian-occupied territory of Kashmir as tensions there worsen.
Live music isn't legal in Catonsville or Arbutus. Baltimore County Councilman Tom Quirk's bill would change those zoning regulations, but some local musicians are worried the bill will limit live performances currently being held despite the prohibitive county law.
Residents spoke out about transportation concerns at the Baltimore County Board of Education meeting. The meeting room was crowded and marked by bright signs calling for “safety first” and “improved transportation.”