Grading work at Radebaugh Park in Towson is complete, and construction of park amenities will begin soon, according to an update from the Green Towson Alliance. The work so far involved removing industrial materials like concrete and piping, as the site was once home to greenhouses used by Radebaugh Florists, grading the land into two … Continue reading “Radebaugh Park in Towson enters second stage of construction”
Bluestem Village is disapproved because of infrastructure deficiencies in the Lake Roland area In a decision considered unprecedented in Baltimore County, a large-scale development has been disapproved on the grounds that it would negatively impact on the county’s overburdened sewage system. Construction of Bluestem Village, an apartment and retail complex proposed along Falls Road at … Continue reading “In rare move, judge rejects development, citing Baltimore County’s sewer problems”
Baltimore County has rebuilt a stacked manhole that environmental activists say spewed raw sewage earlier this month at Lake Roland, a popular water recreation and nature park in north Baltimore. County officials, however, say their quick action to replace the manhole’s missing bricks and clean up the site after a story in The Brew should … Continue reading “Baltimore County reports a sewage spill it claims really didn’t happen”
A citizens group says that sewage spewing out of a manhole last week at Lake Roland posed a health risk to park users and demonstrates the need for urgent sewer upgrades in the area. The “blowout” of Manhole 6883 west of the park’s dam represents evidence of what Green Towson Alliance calls a ticking time … Continue reading “Baltimore County says it is unaware of sewage spill at Lake Roland”
By Libby Solomon Towson Times June 19, 2019 A proposed affordable apartment building in East Towson is drawing skepticism from residents and environmental activists raising concerns about issues including traffic and watershed impacts. The proposed 56-unit development on the 2.5-acre parcel between 413 E. Pennsylvania Ave. and Joppa Road, dubbed Red Maple Place, is in … Continue reading “Affordable housing development proposed for East Towson”
Much research has documented the importance of native plants in our yards, our neighborhoods, and our ecosystems. Two members of Green Towson Alliance submitted the first-ever plant exhibit using native plants in the prestigious Philadelphia Flower Show in 2019, winning 2nd and 3rd Prize Ribbons for their native plant terrarium exhibits.
After more than three years of planning and community advocacy, Baltimore County officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday morning for the Radebaugh Park in Towson’s Aigburth Manor neighborhood. The 3.76-acre park is named for the fourth-generation of the Radebaugh Florist and Greenhouses family, which sold the land to the county. On Tuesday, a skeleton of … Continue reading “County breaks ground on Radebaugh Park”
A 100-pound hubcap and fallen utility pole were among the items found in streams by volunteers in Towson during clean-ups at 21 sites this spring.
The spotted lanternfly is poised to invade Maryland for the first time this year. Appearing first in a shipment of Asian rock in Pennsylvania, the lanternfly has been found in three states on our borders and is expected this spring in Maryland.
After years of planning and of collaboration with community organizations and Baltimore County government, it looks like East Towson will become the home of a new neighborhood park. Construction on Radebaugh Park in Towson expected to start in July