Baltimore County

Small business series to be held at Towson Library

Baltimore County Public Library’s Towson branch is launching a class series geared towards small businesses titled “Economic Growth: Helping Our Community Grow”. The first class will cover smart investing and interest rates’ effect on small businesses and will take place at the library on January 24th at 6pm. The series is funded through a grant…

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RPAI releases renderings of Towson Circle redevelopment

  Photo courtesy of Retail Properties of America Retail Properties of America, owners of Towson Circle, is giving the community the first look at their plans for the property’s redevelopment. Plans aim to make the area at the corner of Joppa and York Roads on Towson’s traffic circle “more street friendly and walkable”. For more…

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Balto. Co. rolls back parking meter hours in Towson

  Beginning next weekend, drivers won’t have to feed Towson’s parking meters as often.   Parking meters will be free after 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and all day on Sundays starting Feb. 14, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Thursday. Currently, downtown Towson’s meters are in operation seven days a week until 10 p.m.…

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Baltimore County Council OKs zoning bill for Towson Row

The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday paved a smoother path for Towson Row, a proposed $350 million mixed-use redevelopment project on York Road.   Council members unanimously approved a bill allowing the county’s permits director to grant Towson Row exemptions to certain rules for height, area and signage.   Towson Row would include a mix…

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Free Meter Parking Throughout Baltimore County During Holidays

  Baltimore County offers free parking at 1,735 meters throughout the county from Nov. 27-30 and Dec. 20-25. During the parking meter holiday dates, meters will be decorated with red “Seasons Greetings” bags in Catonsville, Towson, Parkville, Essex, Overlea, Pikesville, Arbutus, Stoneleigh, and Dundalk.   “This time of the year it is especially important to…

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Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app

Brooke Bianchetti, the Assistant to the Executive Director, will be designing the app   In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is designing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know…

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Public parking rates, hours change in Towson

  When the Towson Square movie complex opened July 10, the Baltimore County parking “czar” Kenneth Mills Jr. was ready.   Earlier in the month, on July 1, Mills, CEO of the Baltimore County Revenue Authority, instituted changes in public parking rates and hours with the dual goals of maximizing parking spaces and avoiding the dreaded…

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Remembrances of Towson Fourth of July parades past

Fourth of July parades are so filled with tradition you might not notice changes from year to year. But to participants, each parade is special. They love the cheers from the crowds — and they’re ready for the heat of the day.   “We’ve seen the Towson parade grow from small into mammoth,” said John…

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Towson Poised for New Police Post, Community Center in Budget Proposal

    When County Executive Kevin Kamenetz presented his $1.75 billion budget proposal this week for fiscal year 2015, he called out several initiatives of interest in Towson.   What do you want funded the most in Towson? Tell us in the comments!   Five police officers would be added to the Baltimore County Police Department to patrol Towson’s “new entertainment…

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