| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Catonsville-based developer Steve W. Whalen Jr. is scheduled to be in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Thursday morning to face charges that he channeled $7,500 in illegal contributions to a Baltimore County councilman, and also exceeded the total...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Catonsville developer Steve W. Whalen Jr. pleaded guilty Thursday in Baltimore County Circuit Court to five counts of election-law violations for illegally funneling money to a county councilman's campaign and exceeding political contribution limits....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:59 PM
A prominent Catonsville developer accused of channeling $7,500 in illegal contributions to a Baltimore County councilman and exceeding the total campaign contribution limit for individuals was charged Thursday with violating campaign contribution laws....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's campaign committee plans to keep a $4,000 donation from the Catonsville developer who was charged this week with violating state campaign finance laws, its treasurer said Friday.
Two county councilmen who...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Baltimore County Council could vote next week to reduce fees that developers pay to help the county build parks and buy recreational land.
A council resolution would lower — in some cases by nearly 90 percent — so-called open-space waiver...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Baltimore County Council members formally adopted a county budget Thursday that they say focuses on basic services while keeping the county's property tax rate flat for the 25th year in a row.
The council unanimously approved County Executive Kevin...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:51 PM
A Baltimore County Council member is calling for the council to delay its vote on a measure to impose stormwater management fees, saying neither the council nor the public has had enough time to study the issue.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a Reisterstown...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Baltimore County would add classrooms for thousands of students under a budget proposal unveiled Monday by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a plan advocates hope signals a commitment to solve the overcrowding that has plagued the school system....
| Apr 19, 2012
When he delivered his budget proposal last week, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that his plan would include money for air conditioning at a dozen schools.
The County Auditor’s office has prepared a chart for the County...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:04 PM
A bill from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that could have reduced some workers' pensions stalled in the County Council Monday after pressure from unions that complained the bill undermined labor rights.
The 4-3 vote to table the legislation...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Mention development in Catonsville, and the name Stephen Whalen Jr. likely will come up.
Drive around town, and you'll see blue signs staked in people's yards voicing opposition to the local developer's idea to build a large mixed-use development known...