Four County Council members are calling for the state task force studying the school board selection process to throw out a Sept. 9 vote that eliminated an elected or partially-elected school board among options being considered.
Maravene S. Loeschke, an alumna, former professor and dean at Towson University, will be returning to her alma mater as the University's next president, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced Monday.
The Baltimore County Council introduced a bill at their Monday, Sept. 19 meeting that offers approximately 1,100 county employees early retirement, a process County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's Chief of Staff Don Mohler called a "humane and evaluative process" that could save the county as much as $15 million in the face of a shrinking budget.
The Baltimore County Board of Education was expected to begin consideration at its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20, of a 700-seat elementary school on land the board owns in either Mays Chapel or Dulaney Springs.
County Councilman David Marks wants Baltimore County to establish standards for lighting for stadiums and athletic fields to help minimize the intrusion that lights from those facilities can have upon residential neighborhoods.
Sunday, Aug. 28, 3:40 p.m. — County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Director of Public Works Edward Adams Jr. were out surveying damage from Hurricane Irene on Sunday afternoon, including a tree that fell on a house at 811 Chumleigh Road in Stoneleigh.