Two eateries and a consulting firm to open in Towson Commons
Two dining establishments and an accounting firm will join women's’ clothing store Boho Nation, a CVS, Chipotle and LA Fitness at the Pennsylvania Avenue retail center.
Towson residents might have little recourse for power outage that fried appliances
An early morning traffic accident on York Road and Worcester Road, about a mile away, had caused 890 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers to lose power overnight.
The people have the power to stop unwanted development
The unity of the community can help equalize the playing field.
Despite concerns, students safely travel York Road amid new Rodgers Forge Starbucks
Despite concerns of pedestrian safety, students made it across York Road Monday, the first school day morning after the opening of a controversial Starbucks in Rodgers Forge.
Starbucks to open Saturday in Rodgers Forge amid concerns about pedestrian safety
A controversial Starbucks coffee shop will open its doors in Rodgers Forge Saturday and with it a contested drive-through window.
Accident causes power outage for 890 BGE customers in Towson
An early morning accident in Towson Saturday left about 890 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without power when they arose.
Task force tackles building a greenway trail in Towson
A task force put together by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks to examine establishing a trail connecting public parks in Towson will present its findings Monday.
Kamenetz to propose planning money for two new high schools in FY19 budget
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced today that he would include county planning funds for two new high schools in his fiscal year 2019 budget request.
East Towson's founding by freed slaves commemorated with historic marker
Community leaders and elected officials unveiled a new, historic marker at the northeast corner of Towsontown Boulevard and Virginia Avenue Friday afternoon.
Patriot Plaza renovations kick off with concrete breaking
he first pieces of concrete were broken Sept. 13 on a new park in downtown Towson’s Patriot Plaza.
Council approves $300K grant for homeless outreach center in Towson
The Baltimore County Council voted to move forward with a $300,000 grant to a homeless outreach program in downtown Towson last week.
Baltimore County Council scales back pension benefit
The Baltimore County Council scaled back a pension program that will result in large payouts to some employeees, but the county executive and other top officials will receive the benefits.
City-owned property in Towson cleaned up, sale pending
A city-owned property in Towson cleaned up on behalf of neighbor's complaints is pending a sale.
Greenbrier residents say 'abysmal' road conditions are a nuisance, hazard
Dominic Vocci was 2 when he was injured as result of the poor condition of the roads in Towson's Greenbrier neighborhood, said his mother, Kyra Vocci, a
Cheers for some Baltimore County officials, jeers for others
Kudos to Vicki Almond and David Marks. they are the kind of public servants who live up to their titles.
Furniture store to break ground on long-vacant lot in Towson area
Plans for the construction of a Gavigan's Home Furnishings store on East Joppa Road, near Towson, are continuing after a two-year delay.
With fall semester near, Towson University's neighbors say ordinance continues to curb unruly student gatherings
As Towson University students prepare to head back to campus this week, university officials say complaints of loud, unruly gatherings near the campus are down
Negotiators: New plan for Towson parcel likely will have no Royal Farms, gas pumps
A revised development plan for the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue in Towson likely will not include a Royal Farms store or gas pumps — two features that
Kamenetz: Caves Valley has 30 days to mediate new plan for Towson corner
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is setting a 30-day deadline for a developer to come up with a new plan -- without gas pumps -- for a key corner in Towson.
Towson Royal Farms dispute far from resolved, residents say
The head of a group that represents dozens of community associations in the Towson area said this week that the group might take its fight to stop construction
The Royal Farms that won't die
The much criticized Towson Royal Farms project survived a vote in the County Council, but the story isn't over.
Baltimore County Council tables vote on Towson Royal Farms Monday
The Baltimore County Council votes Monday night on plans for a Royal Farms gas station and retail center at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue in Towson.
Dozens turn out to mark National Night Out at Patriot Plaza in Towson
About 100 people gathered Tuesday night at Patriot Plaza to hear Baltimore County Police Capt. Jay Landsman Jr. speak about fighting crime in Towson while
At council work session, Caves Valley defends Towson Station; residents back measure to kill it
The debate over a gas station and retail center proposal at York Road and Bosley Avenue came to the Baltimore County Council on Tuesday, with residents and business interests weighing in on a measure that could kill it.
Does Towson need another gas station? Look at the facts
Towsonites say they don't need another gas station. The numbers say otherwise.
Baltimore County councilwoman wants to end enhanced pension benefits
Baltimore County councilwoman wants to end pension 'double-dipping'
Baltimore County Council poised to reconsider Towson gas station proposal
Baltimore County Council to reconsider Towson gas station proposal
New developer interested in buying proposed Royal Farms site in Towson
The developer behind Silo Point, a $180 million waterfront condominium development in Baltimore City, is interested in buying a county-owned property at York
Baltimore County scraps controversial severance policy for top officials
Baltimore County has scrapped a policy that allowed severance payments for top appointees on top of their retirement benefits.
Neighborhood tensions arise as residents learn of plans for medical marijuana dispensaries
Plans to open medical marijuana dispensaries run into opposition from neighbors.
Anneslie man seeks Towson 'skatespot' [Towson]
Bill Felter began skateboarding at age eight, but it wasn't until his family moved to Florida four years later that skating took on a more important role.
Aigburth Manor resident recommended to fill seat on Planning Board
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks will recommend the appointment of Towson resident and community activist Paul Hartman to the Baltimore County Planning
Radebaugh park development awaits greenhouse demolition, which is set for next year
Plans for the development of Radebaugh Neighborhood Park, in Towson, are on hold until Baltimore County officials can conduct an engineering study designed to
Khizr Khan brings message of citizens' rights to Baltimore County
Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen Army soldier who spoke at the Democratic National Convention last summer, brought his message of needing to uphold America's de
Khizr Khan, who created stir at DNC last year, to appear at 'Call for Unity' rally in Towson
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz plans to honor Khizr Khan, an immigrant from Pakistan whose Army captain son was was killed in Iraq, at a rally in Towson this week.
Baltimore County Council votes along party lines on ethics, work session bills
As Baltimore County Council members took up a series of bills Monday designed to address ethics and transparency in local government, votes for those measures fell along party lines.
End the Towson Royal Farms debate
The county councilman from Towson wants to kill the York Road Royal Farms. That should be the end of the matter.
Stalled Towson Row project clears a hurdle
A Baltimore County review committee has approved an initial request by a pair of developers to scale down the original plan for the stalled Towson Row project
Towson to Kamenetz: We don't want a Royal Farms
Public opposition to Royal Farms should sway zoning decision.
Councilman will seek to block construction of Towson gas station
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks said he will seek to block the construction of a Royal Farms gas station in Towson, a project that has faced vociferous opposition from the local community.
Hate parades? Me too, until I attended one last July 4th
As we celebrate our nation’s founding together, we are reminded that we are part of a larger community and that we share collective goals and purposes.
Letter campaign seeks to sink proposed Royal Farms in Towson
Opponents of a proposed commercial and retail development in downtown Towson that is centered around a Royal Farms gas station have organized a letter writing
Perry Hall's Double T Diner prepares to roll to new location
In an usual arrangement, the Double T Diner in Perry Hall sold its property to CVS, and is going to roll the restaurant 300 feet northward to make room for the new pharmacy.
Towson mansion's historic designation remains on hold as new redevelopment plan moves forward
A hearing to decide whether county officials should designate the Bosley Mansion in Towson a historic landmark has been postponed for the fifth time, as the
Name of Perry Hall soldier killed Saturday to be added to Baltimore County war memorial
The soldier from Perry Hall who was killed in Afghanistan Saturday will be honored on a newly-dedicated war memorial in downtown Towson.
Baltimore County Council effectively kills bill to require immigration screening in jail
The Baltimore County Council effectively killed a bill that would have required the county jail to screen inmates for immigration violations, but the measure's chief sponsor vowed to try again.
Task force to look at connecting green spaces along Herring Run
As he looks out on Herring Run stream, in east Towson, Dave Riley sees a future in which public and private "pocket parks" will connect Baltimore County
Towson and Dulaney communities renew push for new high schools at public hearing
If the message that parents and community members of Towson and Dulaney high schools want Baltimore County to build them new schools wasn't clear, it was
Advocates continue push for new Towson High School by 2022
A community group that wants to see construction of a new Towson High School by 2022 began circulating an online survey and petition last week, hoping to build support for the effort.
Baltimore County shouldn't overstep on immigration
Proposal to require Baltimore County to screen jail inmates would be costly and counter-productive