County farm owners who have started exploring the option of developing their land because of a state law intended to preserve farmland could soon be given more time to consider their options as part of a comprehensive package to encourage land preservation presented by the county administration Monday.
Green Spring Station — a collection of boutiques, restaurants and offices near the northern end of the Jones Falls Expressway — commands some of the highest rent in Baltimore County. Visitors can shop for French linens at Paris-based Yves Delorme, try on mink at furrier Mano Swartz, and play squash at the Green Spring Racquet Club.
Hundreds of people gathered on site and online Wednesday for the first public opportunity to buy the silenced remains of the Sparrows Point steel mill — from forklifts and slab haulers to cabinets and snowblowers.
Bel Air town officials were presented with what was called a "tremendous opportunity" Tuesday, the potential to acquire one of the town's most historic private properties that one day could conceivably be turned into a housing development.
Baltimore residents have endured a year of challenges created by their city government. Water bills arrived in some mailboxes with erroneously exorbitant sums. Property tax bills similarly were miscalculated with homestead and other credits going to owners who didn't qualify for them.
A smoking ban went into effect at the start of 2012 for all properties owned or leased by the Harford County government, with one exception, the Circuit Courthouse on Bel Air's Main Street. There would still be a designated smoking area away from building entrances and at least 25 feet away from the building doors.
Clark's Farm in Ellicott City spreads out in 540 acres along Route 108. Ken Ulman chose the spot earlier this month to spike a piece of County Council legislation dealing with development rights on rural property just like Clark's Farm, which has been in preservation since the 1980s.
Train lovers in Harford County who have grown used to stopping by the Forest Hill Station for all their model train needs might soon have to look elsewhere to buy their intricate track pieces or get a broken-down caboose examined.
The news that Patrick Turner's Westport Waterfront development is facing foreclosure has been taken in stride by Westport residents and city officials, who are not pegging all their expectations for the South Baltimore community on the long-stalled Turner project.
On paper, the plan for a car maintenance shop and a few stores on Snowden River Parkway in Columbia hardly seems worth fighting about. The business people opposing it, however, see it as an illegal first step toward drastic changes for the worse along some major roads, and a potential threat to businesses in Columbia's nine village centers.
About 325 people attended an informational meeting about a proposed Islamic center in western Howard County, many opposed to a proposal they say would increase traffic, cause septic problems and would be out of place in their rural area
In spite of a slight seasonal drop off in the number of home sales last month, the median price for a Baltimore-area home sold in October was more than $10,000 higher than the same month last year, according to data released Tuesday by an affiliate of the region's multiple-listing service.
Baltimore's political and business leaders praised the New York-based real estate investment firm purchasing Harborplace as a potential savior for the Inner Harbor mall that has struggled to find the right mix of tenants to appeal to both tourists and locals.
Nixon's Farm in West Friendship has for 50 years been a fine place for country weddings. Soon, though, a portion of the grounds may become the county's largest and first solar generator built strictly to sell power to a utility.
The Abingdon Community Council laid out requests to Walmart for the proposed Bel Air location on Plumtree Road during a recent meeting between the council, retail giant and Harford County Government officials.
The buyers of Sparrows Point have settled disputes over the speed at which contractors and other companies must remove their equipment from the steel mill complex, removing a key barrier to finalizing the sale.