Business, Government, Real Estate

Councilman Marks receives award from land preservation group

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has received the Green Jacket Award from NeighborSpace of Baltimore County, a non-profit organization that protects green space in some of the jurisdiction’s most urbanized areas. NeighborSpace of Baltimore County presented the award at a ceremony on Sunday, September 30, at Adelaide Bentley Park in east Towson. Advertisement Eight parks have advanced in the Fifth District …


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Developer drops plans for Joppa Road child care center

The developer of a planned child care center has backed off of the proposal. Councilman David Marks, who strongly opposed the plan, released the following statement on Wednesday morning: “I have just been informed that the developer of the proposed day care center at Joppa Road and Kahl Avenue has dropped plans for the project. There will be no hearing …


State awards financing to develop low-income housing in Fallston

The state has announced funding recipients for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s most recent application round for federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits and state Rental Housing Funds. Twenty-one projects will receive awards, including one located at a busy Fallston intersection. The awards will cover the new construction and rehabilitation of approximately 1,147 affordable rental units, including …

State designates Essex as Maryland Sustainable Community

Essex is now qualified to apply for State funding for projects leading to increased economic, transportation and housing choices, and environmental improvements. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded Essex the designation of Maryland Sustainable Community, based on an application submitted in April by the Baltimore County Department of Planning, the Eastern Baltimore County Task Force, and …

Middle River property owner fined $74K for junk removal

Councilwoman Cathy Bevins announced on Tuesday that Baltimore County had billed the owner of the Federal Depot, located at 2800 Eastern Boulevard in Middle River, $74,089.53 for the costs associated with removing junk, trash, and debris from the property including piles of disposed tires and boats. “The owner of the Depot must be held accountable for allowing this property to fall …

Thunderstorm Watch, Flash Flood Watch issued for Nottingham area

With the exception of Thursday, the wet week in the Nottingham area will continue on Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch as well as a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Nottingham and the surrounding communities. The watches go until 10 p.m. this evening and include the possibility of ping-pong-ball-sized hail, scattered wind gusts up to 65MPH, and …