Friday, July 27, 2012
There's no need to travel far to find outdoor fun in Baltimore County.
Baltimore County is a treasure trove of outdoor destinations. For a quick, easy and inexpensive day trip, check out one of these nearby nature centers or parks. Oregon Ridge Nature Center Marshy Point Nature Center Cromwell Valley Park Lillian Holt Park and Center for the Arts Robert E. Lee Park
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Historic Lutherville residents who live near the assisted living center have stepped up protests against the assisted living center after failing to reach an agreement.
Historic Lutherville community members have stepped up protests against a College Manor zoning request, after failing to reach a compromise with the assisted living center located in the heart of the neighborhood. It’s hard to miss the dozens of yellow “No High Density Development” signs that now line the streets. College Manor management submitted a zoning request to the county that would allow them to build on their 11-acre property and accommodate more residents. After weeks of conversation between College Manor representatives and the Lutheville Community Association—the leading advocate against the up-zoning—negotiations have stalled ahead of a June 26 hearing with the County Council. Part of the compromise included augmenting the …
Community members railed against a proposed plan to connect the Lutherville light rail platform to Greenspring Drive.
A proposed bridge connecting the Lutherville light rail platform to the Country Club Park community likely will not make it out of preliminary planning stages, officials said during a meeting with residents and Maryland Transit Administration representatives. “We have no money and the community is not interested in it. ... We would have to assess if this is something that we would want to do in the future,” said Pat Keller, deputy administrator in statewide service development for MTA. Community stakeholders met with MTA officials Wednesday evening at the Church of the Holy Comforter in Lutherville to discuss the project that raised eyebrows when it was discovered in March, MTA had sought support from a local lawmaker, prior to discussing …