Business, Politics

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 …


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Councilman Marks: Organic recycling facility drops plan for Philadelphia Road location

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that an organic recycling company is no longer pursuing plans to open a plant at the former Vince’s Auto Parts site on Philadelphia Road. “PEH Organics Recycling, Inc. will NOT be leasing Vince’s Auto (11235-11239 Philadelphia Rd) for a Composting Facility and therefore will not be seeking special exception approval …


WMCCA: Vote NO to Bill 41-22

NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association President Heather Patti. On Tuesday evening, June 28th, the Baltimore County Council will vote on Bill 41-22, a Bill that would allow the County Administrative Officer the discretion to waive Developer’s Fees. Recall for a moment that Baltimore County’s Inspector General found that Baltimore County had illegally waived …

Community organization creates petition opposing new White Marsh recycling facility

UPDATE: The plans for an organic recycling facility on Philadelphia Road have been dropped. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—A new recycling facility has been proposed for the White Marsh area, and community members are voicing their concerns. Back in March, the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association reported that PEH Organics Recycling, Inc. purchased the property located at 11235-11239 Philadelphia …

Baltimore County Council delays vote on bill that would waive fees for developers amid criticism

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously this week to delay the vote on a bill that would notify councilmembers when there is a request to waive fees for developers. In light of recent criticism of the legislation, the County Council delayed the vote until July. Back in January, the Baltimore County Inspector General released a report indicating that millions …

Community input meeting to be held to discuss concerns over proposed White Marsh organic recycling facility

UPDATE 2: The plans for an organic recycling facility on Philadelphia Road have been dropped. UPDATE: The public hearing on the proposed amendment to the Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan regarding a proposed compost facility at 11235 and 11239 Philadelphia Road in White Marsh scheduled for Thursday, October 6, 2022 has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a …

Community voices concerns over proposed new recycling facility in White Marsh

UPDATE: The plans for an organic recycling facility on Philadelphia Road have been dropped. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—Neighbors and community members are voicing concerns over a new, proposed recycling facility in the White Marsh area. The White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association reported this week that PEH Organics Recycling, Inc., the new owners of the property located at 11235-11239 …

Dorothy Hinnant, unofficial ‘Mayor of White Marsh,’ dies at 87

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A local icon has passed. Dorothy Hinnant died early Sunday morning with her family by her side. She was 87 years old. Hinnant was known by many as the unofficial “Mayor of White Marsh.” Known for her love of God, love of White Marsh, and advocacy of both, she served as President of the Lorelely Beach Community Association for …