Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. is seeking the county’s first income tax increase in nearly 30 years — plus new fees on development and additional charges on residents’ monthly cellphone and cable bills.
A long-awaited audit of the Baltimore County school system’s contracts under the former superintendent found one significant failing: that staff and board members did not disclose personal financial information in a timely way.
Howard County officials each year travel to New York City for a one-day trip where they meet the three bond rating agencies — Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch — that asses the credit rating. The county currently holds a top AAA bond rating from all three agencies.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has invited Gov. Larry Hogan to tour Lansdowne High School to illustrate the need for more school construction funding, according to a letter from Olszewski’s office.
Almost a full year after first applying with the state to make Catonsville, Arbutus and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, part of the first designated Arts & Entertainment District in Baltimore County, county officials and community groups are still working on the process.
Former Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler is leading a working group of Catonsville residents and business owners to create a list of options to improve parking in the business corridor along Frederick Road.
About 100 people gathered in the Catonsville public library to raise their concerns about stormwater management, school capacity and traffic flow as it relates to a proposed development on Edmondson Avenue.
In preparation of a county-mandated community input meeting Dec. 20 for a proposed infill development in Catonsville, a group of about 30 residents from the Ingleside neighborhood met informally on Thursday with developers to ask questions and voice concerns.
About 200 people gathered outside the Catonsville Fire Station on Frederick Road Thursday, rallying in support of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and protesting President Donald Trump’s actions related to it.
Baltimore County plans to set aside $200,000 to match grants from the state, the federal government and private programs that could go toward building bike paths and bike lanes under a new initiative from County Executive Don Mohler.