The Sherwood Hill community is asking the Baltimore County Board of Appeals to reconsider its approval of a plan to relocate a Volvo car dealership in the Cockeysville area to the site of a car wash on York Road above Warren Road. Residents say the dealership would cause more traffic and would be out of character with a master plan for the area.
Baltimore County officials and wide-eyed third-graders cut the ribbon Tuesday on the Cockeysville Community Center, a new, $3 million building that will also be used as a Police Athletic League center and a gymnasium for Padonia International Elementary School next door.
At the Baltimore County Council's final meeting of the term Monday, members approved a new contract for the sale of the North Point Government Center in Dundalk and killed a bill that would have promoted agritourism.
A proposed five-story apartment building for an industrial area of Timonium is off the table for now. Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff said Wednesday he plans to withdraw a resolution that would have allowed the review process to proceed for the project on West Aylesbury Road.
The Baltimore County Council will decide whether to allow a proposed apartment complex in Timonium to move forward -- a move sponsored by the outgoing councilman for the area but opposed by local residents.
As early election results came in Tuesday night, Republicans were on track to pick up a seat on the Baltimore County Council, while Democratic County Executive Kevin Kamenetz was poised to win re-election by a wide margin.
A Baltimore County bill meant to help farmers earn extra income is drawing criticism from local land preservationists, who fear the measure will let people pave over scenic rolling farms and put environmental resources in danger.
As Democrat Joe DiCara and Republican Todd Crandell face off in the general election, the race is drawing attention from state GOP leaders. They see the void left by Olszewski as an opportunity to make inroads in a Democratic stronghold.
Voters in the Third Councilmanic District will have to choose between Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, a longtime activist running her first campaign and Wade Kach, a 40-year veteran of the House of Delegates. Despite their different backgrounds, both say land use and education are the critical issues for the district.
The Baltimore County Council on Monday authorized county agencies to review plans for three development proposals, including the controversial redevelopment of a government center in Dundalk and a student-housing project in Towson.
Officers Heidi Greenleaf and Jerome Janos, members of the Environmental Police Division of Baltimore City's Department of Public Works, received lifesaving awards for saving two girls from drowning at Loch Raven Reservoir last summer during a ceremony May 29. It is the first time such an honor has been given, according to Luke Brackett, chief of the Environmental Police Division.
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved legislation requiring coaches and other recreation volunteers who work with children to undergo background checks, a move officials said is meant to protect children from sexual predators.
The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson, and committed funds for school construction as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday.
Hereford High School parents aren't giving up on their quest to keep their school's current schedule, even after months of protests, letter writing and appeals to the school board ended with little compromise from the Baltimore County School Superintendent.
The Baltimore County Board of Education on Tuesday heard a brief presentation on a second redistricting option for the new elementary school under construction in Mays Chapel before the board votes on the school's boundaries on March 25.