Tag: baltimore county

Baltimore is Getting a New Bus Line from Bayview to Sparrows Point

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A new MTA line is in the works to get Baltimoreans to and from the growing Tradepoint Atlantic development at Sparrows Point.

State Sen. Jim Brochin to Run for Baltimore County Executive

Jim Brochin. Photo via State of Maryland.

Democratic state Sen. Jim Brochin is entering the race to replace Kevin Kamenetz as Baltimore County executive in 2018.

Baltimore Boxer Gervonta Davis Facing Assault Complaint

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By Bill Ordine

Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis is facing a complaint of first-degree aggravated assault as a result of an incident Aug. 1, according to Maryland court records.

Highly Invasive Snails from New Zealand Found in Baltimore County

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Good news! Maryland’s got a new snail. The bad news: it’s highly invasive and could throw off entire aquatic ecosystems around the state.

Rapper Tyree Colion Arrested for ‘No Shoot Zone’ Graffiti at Middle River Store Where Teen Was Fatally Shot

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Baltimore hip-hop artist and anti-gun violence activist Tyree Colion was arrested in Baltimore County yesterday for spray painting a wall with his signature anti-gun violence tag – even after he said he’d been given permission.

Rise Biscuits Donuts is Coming to Lutherville-Timonium

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A popular Southern comfort food chain specializing in biscuits and donuts is reaching northward to Baltimore County.

Vandal Maims, Kills Newly Planted Cherry Trees Along Median in Catonsville

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A tree-despising Grinch in Southwest Baltimore County just couldn’t let local residents enjoy their new trees.

Baltimore County Opts Not to Screen for Undocumented Immigrants in Towson Jail, for Now

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Lawmakers in Baltimore County voted last night to table a bill that would have required correctional officers in Towson to help federal authorities weed out and deport undocumented immigrants in the county jail, effectively scuttling the proposal.

Jared Kushner Tied to Real Estate Firm Accused of Litigating Aggressively Against Poor Baltimore-Area Tenants

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A new report from The New York Times Magazine and ProPublica spotlights a certain White House senior advisor’s connections to a real estate firm with a record of taking low-income tenants to court and operating slum-like apartments in the Baltimore suburbs.