Education, Events

Baltimore County Public Schools to remain open for Juneteenth holiday on Friday, June 18

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools – both schools and offices – will be open and operating on normal schedules on Friday, June 18, the new federal and state holiday for Juneteenth. “We applaud the recognition of Juneteenth as a federal and state holiday,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “However, in accordance with the 2020-2021 school calendar approved by …


Business, Health

Code enforcement sweep announced in some Nottingham neighborhoods

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County officials will be performing a code enforcement sweep in some Nottingham neighborhoods in the coming days. On Thursday, Councilman David Marks announced that his office has arranged for a code enforcement sweep in the neighborhoods south of Beaconsfield Drive in Nottingham/White Marsh. Residents will be given warnings – not fines – and asked to correct any …


Police identify construction worked killed in fatal I-95 crash in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred late Wednesday evening in White Marsh. At around 9 p.m., troopers responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck on northbound I-95 in the Express Toll Lane just past the White Marsh Boulevard exit. According to a preliminary investigation, a construction worker, identified as Antonio Oneil Payton, …

Olszewski announces Baltimore County government office closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that Baltimore County government offices, as well as District and Circuit Courts and CountyRide van service will be closed on Friday, June 18, in recognition of Juneteenth National Independence Day. This week, President …

Woman assaulted and robbed in Rosedale, Parkville shed burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. At 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 11, an individual assaulted a woman in the 8000-block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237) and then stole money from her wallet. At 4:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 13, two individuals attempted to break into a residence in the 4200-block …

Baltimore County Arts Guild to hold three public meetings to discuss COVID-19 memorial

TOWSON, MD—As previously reported here,  Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Arts Guild will be creating a free-standing public arts installation at Lake Roland Park to honor all of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials say the goal is to create commemorative art representing hope, unity, and healing to honor the memory of those affected by this global pandemic, …

Governor Hogan announces state agency closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE 2: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. UPDATE: A list of Baltimore County closures can be found here. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that state government agencies and offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Juneteenth …

Fatal crash reported on I-95 in White Marsh

UPDATE: Authorities have identified the construction worker who was killed in this crash – details here. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a fatal, Wednesday night crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 95. At around 9:30 p.m., crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to a crash along the northbound Express Toll Lane …