Baltimore County¿s Development Review Committee ruled Tuesday that a proposed Family Dollar store on Taylor Avenue in Idlewylde must be subject to the county¿s full development process, including a public input meeting.
The Baltimore County Council on Monday unanimously approved the $8.3 million sale of the Towson fire station and public works site at the corner of Bosley Avenue and York Road, despite vocal opposition from a state legislator and residents of the nearby West Towson community.
State Sen. Jim Brochin on Tuesday questioned how taxpayers would benefit from Baltimore County's plans to sell the Towson firehouse to developers, as residents called on the County Council delay or stop the sale of both that site and the North Point Government Center in Dundalk.
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A Development Review Committee hearing for a proposed Family Dollar store on Sherwood Road in Idlewylde was postponed after the community requested more time to organize, Councilman David Marks said Wednesday.
Residents of the small Morningside Drive community intend to protest and speak out against the project at the Nov. 26 Baltimore County Council work session on Nov. 26. The West Towson community overlooks the site and are concerned with noise, light, traffic and crime.
The Baltimore County Council is poised to block a low-income housing project planned in Rosedale by turning down state funding, citing fears the development would lead to increased crime and crowd the local elementary school.
A contentious month of dialogue and a host of varying opinions from Towson's stakeholder groups led Councilman David Marks to take a "timeout" on the planned 101 York student housing development, Marks announced Thursday.
Three people arrested after a convenience store robbery on Sherwood Road in Towson Wednesday night could be responsible for ¿at least a dozen robberies,¿ Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson said Thursday.
In the wake of a series of street robberies in Towson, Baltimore County Police have adjusted patrols and shifted resources toward downtown and the area around Towson University for the evening hours, a county police spokeswoman said Friday.
Councilman David Marks announced Thursday that a task force will examine short-term security improvements in the Towson community where one college student was stabbed multiple times Sunday night and a second was robbed at knifepoint Monday.
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of dollars in loans to a developer. The county grants these so-called conditional loans that do not require repayment if certain conditions, such as job creation, are met.
Baltimore County Public Schools officials told a packed auditorium of Towson-area parents at Carver School Tuesday night that they planned to recommend opening a new school at the site of the former Loch Raven Elementary and expanding Cromwell Valley Elementary as short-term solutions for overcrowded conditions at central area elementary schools.
Capt. Richard Howard might be warning the community that the upcoming holiday season could lead to a spike in crime in Towson, but to this point, Howard and his officers have been fighting back Towson's crime rate without the three additional officers promised by the department in May. The first of the three is due to start Nov. 1.
A panel of Baltimore County officials selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
Today, with nearly five times as many lounges peddling a relaxing experience around a water-filled flavored tobacco pipe — including many that allow patrons to bring in their own alcohol — legislators in Baltimore County are looking for a way to regulate hookah lounges and gain control over what County Councilman Todd Huff described as "a community menace."
New flagpole at St. Pius X, Dumbarton Middle School's PTSA sponsors drug education night for parents, Towson Hgh's Music Boosters host a fall social, Rodgers Forge Community Association's (RFCA) membership drive in full swing, St. Pius X bull roast benefits Greatful Hearts Foundation
Councilman David Marks announces he will seek a second term, last month for White Marsh farmers market, Jerusalem Mill Village presents Benjamin Franklin show, corn maze is open at Beachmont Christian Camp and Ministries
The developers of the Winthrop, a two-building luxury apartment complex on Dulaney Valley Road in Towson, said at a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday that the first 295-unit building could be completed in 12 months.
Before a crowd of dozens in the most Democratic precinct in Baltimore County's 5th District, Councilman David Marks, a Republican from Perry Hall, announced Wednesday that he was running for re-election.
The announcement of a grant to double Towson Bike Beltway by adding five additional spokes is good news, especially in light of multiple development projects planned for the core. The extensions will enable bicylists greater mobility and cut traffic congestion, in general.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and other local officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the new Gough Park in Perry Hall, marking start of construction of the park named for community founder Harry Dorsey Gough.
As students inside learned in their newly renovated, state-of-the-art classrooms at Stoneleigh Elementary in Towson Tuesday morning, Principal Christine Warner and a host of elected officials thanked the parents and community who advocated so hard for the addition and renovation.
In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cell phones, the Baltimore City Council on Monday is poised to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics.
With little fanfare and plenty of precaution not to disturb the neighbors, demolition began Monday on the first of eight Yakona Road duplexes that were purchased as part of a settlement with Hess Corp.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Walters Executive Director Julia Marciari-Alexander on Tuesday formally unveiled a replica of Giovanni Paolo Panini's 18th-century painting, "Alexander the Great Unties the Gordian Knot" outside the Historic County Courthouse as part of the Walters' "Off the Wall" campaign.