At the final meeting of their term on Monday, Baltimore County Council members voted to extend the county’s traffic camera program, to hire lawyers to defend zoning lawsuits brought by religious groups and to accelerate construction projects.
The so-called “pink wave” has made a smaller splash in the very blue state of Maryland. To be sure, women fared well vying for seats in the state legislature. Outside the State House, however, the story is far bleaker.
A move to provide free meals to some 9,500 students in 19 Baltimore County public schools is getting resistance over concerns it could result in less federal money for the system’s most needy students.
Elections officials began the laborious task Thursday morning of recounting more than 87,000 paper ballots in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive — a contest won by Johnny Olszewski Jr. by just nine votes.
Elections officials on Thursday will begin a manual recount of nearly 85,000 paper ballots from the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive. Johnny Olszewski Jr. was declared the winner by nine votes over Jim Brochin, who requested a recount.
It could be the end of next week before a winner can be declared in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, a race that ended Tuesday night with three candidates separated by just over 1,000 votes.
With thousands of provisional ballots uncounted across Maryland, key races — including the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive and hotly contested state legislative races — are undecided.
Five Baltimore County Council members held off primary challengers Tuesday. Democrats Julian E. Jones Jr. of Woodstock and Tom Quirk of Oella and Republicans Todd Crandell of Dundalk, Wade Kach of Cockeysville and David Marks of Perry Hall all now advance to the general election in November.
A political action committee formed to boost the campaign of Baltimore County executive candidate Vicki Almond says it has spent tens of thousands of dollars on mailers — just days after declaring it hadn’t previously raised or spent more than $1,000 in the race.
With voters now casting their ballots, the intensity has ratcheted up in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, with attack ads airing on the radio and negative fliers landing in voters’ mailboxes.
A $1.6 million renovation to the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company's firehouse has added six separate bunk rooms, an industrial kitchen, community meeting room, three unisex bathrooms with showers, a laundry room, day rooms with plush chairs and televisions, and other amenities.