Just before start of winter, workers finished a renovation at Johnnycake Elementary School that will allow teachers and students to stay cool as summer approaches. The school is one of 10 in the county to receive air conditioning.
Anneslie received unanimous approval from the Baltimore County Landmarks Preservation Commission for its application to join the National Register of Historic Places at the commission's Nov. 10 meeting, moving the community one step closer to the historic designation many think it deserves.
The Hill Family Center boasts a new, 5,000-square-foot addition to the existing 24,00-square-foot center, with a new fitness room and renovations that provide another exercise room, a larger children's area and more visibility to the swimming pool.
A Court of Appeals decision leaves landlords scrambling for relief from potential lead paint judgments; rather than treating it as a victory, advocates should be looking to make a deal on liability limits.
Maryland's highest court struck down Monday a key provision of state law that shielded landlords from lawsuits if they took prescribed steps to reduce their tenants' exposure to toxic lead-based paint.
After compiling the results of a survey of its students' families, Stoneleigh Elementary School announced Thursday in a letter to parents that the school will be moving everything from the pupils to the playground equipment to the soon-to-be-vacant Carver Center for the Arts while Stoneleigh's renovation and addition project takes place next year.
A new whooping crane observatory at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, in South Laurel, will allow the public to see the endangered cranes up-close and year-round for the first time. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the observatory was held at the research center's 75th anniversary celebration and Wildlife Festival Saturday, Oct. 15, while live footage of the cranes streamed from the observatory.
In addition to the excitement of seeing the plans for the Stoneleigh Elementary School addition for the first time, parents were presented with two options: keep their children at Stoneleigh for the duration of a 27-month construction process, or move the school's student population, staff, and resources to the soon-to-be-vacant Carver Center for the Arts to allow the renovation and addition to be completed in 15 months.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. "performed very well" under difficult circumstances to restore power to 756,000 customers who lost electricity in the wake of Hurricane Irene, the utility's chief executive officer told Maryland energy regulators Monday.
Baltimore Housing Authority's refusal to pay lead paint judgments is reason enough for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to fire Commissioner Paul Graziano; she also needs to become more publicly engaged in the effort to find a way to provide just compensation for victims.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. spent $81 million to restore electricity to more than 756,000 customers who lost power for an average of 60 hours in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, the utility said Wednesday.