Legislation that would simplify the process of establishing a business improvement district in Baltimore County was pulled by 5th District Councilman David Marks in advance of Tuesday's council work session.
Baltimore County's police chief plans to meet with Towson business owners to discuss safety issues, after a man was shot multiple times as late-night weekend crowds surged along York Road, sparking several fights that drew dozens of officers and K9 units.
By the time a young man bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds approached a Baltimore County police sergeant near the Towson Circle early Sunday morning, the commercial stretch of York Road just downhill had been out of control for almost two hours.
Residents who typically vote at Stoneleigh Elementary School will cast their ballots this November at Towson High School and Dumbarton Middle School, Councilman David Marks announced earlier this month.
As Baltimore County officials work to improve protocols for ensuring school safety following two incidents involving guns in the last month, experts say they should focus on providing more avenues through which students can report and teachers can adequately identify suspicious behavior.
By By Kevin Rector and Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun
Legislation introduced by 5th District County Councilman David Marks last week proposed a streamlined process for the proposal and implementation of Commercial District Management Authorities in Baltimore County, which could clear the path for a business improvement district in downtown Towson.
Towson University formally unveiled its Institute of Well Being, which comprises four schools within the College of Health Professions and gives a dedicated, modern space within Towson City Center to some of the academic disciplines which needed it most.
Councilman David Marks, who represents Towson, announced Thursday that representatives from BGE have agreed to attend the Oct. 18 meeting of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations to answer questions about its response to the June 29 derecho storms.
While the fight over redevelopment of the former Solo Cup property overshadowed other issues in Baltimore County's comprehensive zoning review, County Council members made nearly 300 land-use decisions last week.
Fifth District County Councilman David Marks said last week he wouldn't support any zoning changes on properties west of Bosley Avenue and north of Bosley Hall as part of the county's quadrennial Comprehensive Zoning Map Process
Perry Hall High School shooting today prompts county, school officials to reinforce need for vigilance when it comes to safety of students and staff. Shooting which occurred in the cafeteria at lunchtime left one student critically wounded. Male student has been apprehended by police.
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks plans a zoning change to limit future development of the Oakleigh Pet Cemetery property. Separately, Marks intends to introduce legislation aimed at protecting the rights of owners of pets buried there.
Baltimore County officials are in the early stages of collaborating with the Towson Chamber of Commerce on an event to congratulate and welcome Towson's Golden Son, Michael Phelps, home after his record-breaking London Olympics.
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, who represents the 5th District including Towson, has recommended that 66 acres of land off Cromwell Bridge Road be downzoned when the council votes on the 2012 Comprehensive Zoning Map Process package.