Councilman Marks proposes to protect over 3,300 acres in northeastern Baltimore County as green space

NOTTINGHAM, MD—With the closing of filing for the Comprehensive Zoning Map Process, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that his office has initiated a review of a historic amount of land in the Eastside communities of Kingsville, Perry Hall, White Marsh, and Middle River. Altogether, Councilman Marks has requested that 3,343 acres be downzoned to as green space […]

Councilman Marks creates task force to begin drafting vision for White Marsh Town Center

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced the creation of a task force that will set a vision for the White Marsh Town Center. The 15-member committee includes a blend of residents and community leaders, planners, and business owners. It will be chaired by Pat Keller, former head of the Baltimore County Office of Planning and president […]

Bevins: Over 30 acres donated for new high school in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A new northeastern Baltimore County high school is one step closer to becoming a reality. At this week’s session of the Baltimore County Council, Council Chairperson Cathy Bevins announced that over 30 acres have been donated to the county for the development of the new school. The property, which is located along Ebenezer Road near Greenleigh at Crossroads, […]

Bevins’ bill passes, construction of sports complex to begin in Middle River

TOWSON, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ Bill No. 52-19 passed through the Baltimore County Council’s legislative session on Monday evening, November 4, 2019. The passage of this legislation allows alternative uses and development proposals adjacent to the MD-43 Overlay District. Construction for a sports complex off of Campbell Boulevard will now begin in Middle River. The sports complex will have an aquatic […]

Bill to bring 150 jobs to Middle River passes County Council

A bill introduced by Councilwoman Cathy Bevins allowing 150 new manufacturing jobs to come to Middle River passed the Baltimore County Council with a unanimous vote at Monday’s Council Meeting. Bill 21-18 Zoning Regulations – Cold Rolling Mills, adds the definition of Cold Rolling Mills to the Baltimore County Zoning Regulations. Cold Rolling Mills produce thin sheets of metal often […]

Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce celebrates 70th anniversary

A local business organization has surpassed a big milestone. On Wednesday evening, the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 70th anniversary. A dinner and awards ceremony was held at Martin’s East in Middle River.  In attendance were local politicians and dignitaries, including Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and keynote speaker Governor Larry Hogan. Among the local organizations recognized for their service […]