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26Feb 2016

Maryland’s Hunt Cup, the country’s most challenging horse race, bets on its future

February 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Maryland’s Hunt Cup, the country’s most challenging horse race, bets on its future

by Frances Stead Sellers The Maryland Hunt Cup, one of the most coveted prizes in the dangerous sport of steeplechasing, involves riding a four-mile course over 22 tall timber fences. Established in 1894 as a [...]

26Feb 2016

Preserving Farms Worth the Fight

February 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Preserving Farms Worth the Fight

by Tom Horton Ann Jones still remembers the harassment and silent treatment from her schoolmates in Howard County. The problem was her Dad, Ridgely, a local dairy farmer, elected as an independent to the Howard [...]

24Oct 2011

Stricter Rural Road Standards Under Study

October 24th, 2011|Comments Off on Stricter Rural Road Standards Under Study

by Nancy Jones For years, rural conservationists have been fighting for Baltimore County public works officials to adopt new roadway and bridge repair standards that would preservethe charm and character of green and agricultural areas. [...]

20Oct 2011

Redevelopment Plans Filed for Racquet Club

October 20th, 2011|Comments Off on Redevelopment Plans Filed for Racquet Club

by Nancy Jones Four years ago, the owners of the Green Spring Station in Brooklandville purchased the adjacent Green Spring Racquet Club. Since then, the economic world hasbeen to the brink and back, the United [...]

20Oct 2011

Alternative Site for BGE Substation Revealed

October 20th, 2011|Comments Off on Alternative Site for BGE Substation Revealed

by Nancy Jones Just a little longer, promised BGE officials looking to see if a proposed regional substation could work on an alternative site located north of Reisterstown. To continue reading the entire original article, [...]

26Aug 2011

Aug. 10 Mtg. on Sites For BGE Substation

August 26th, 2011|Comments Off on Aug. 10 Mtg. on Sites For BGE Substation

by Nancy Jones Those lazy, hazy days of summer haven't been for BGE officials. Instead, they have been busy designing a proposed regional substation in the midst of the rural area near Butler, something neighbors [...]

26Aug 2011

Balto. County Council to consider rules on in-law apartments

August 26th, 2011|Comments Off on Balto. County Council to consider rules on in-law apartments

By Raven L. Hill Despite protests from some community groups, the Baltimore County Council is scheduled to vote Monday on an ordinance that would offer guidelines for add-on apartments which frequently serve as temporary, separate [...]

18Apr 2011

Cleaner Drinking Water Just A Phone Call Away

April 18th, 2011|Comments Off on Cleaner Drinking Water Just A Phone Call Away

By Nancy Jones You could improve the quality of your drinking water just by answering the telephone. During early March, many northern Baltimore County residents will be asked to participate in a phone survey about [...]

24Feb 2011

Neighbors Charged Up Over Butler Substation

February 24th, 2011|Comments Off on Neighbors Charged Up Over Butler Substation

By Nancy Jones The question from Hanover Road residents was simple: why build an electric substation in the middle of rural Baltimore County? The answer from BGE officials also was simple: the parcel is the [...]

24Feb 2011

Valley Inn Is Getting New Owner, Addition

February 24th, 2011|Comments Off on Valley Inn Is Getting New Owner, Addition

By Michael Ruby One of the last vestiges of a bygone time peopled by such notables as E Scott Fitzgerald and H.L Mencken soon may be changing hands. The historic Valley Inn, located at 10501 [...]