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Governor Hogan calls on Maryland school systems to return to in-person hybrid instruction by March 1

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon held a press conference on Thursday afternoon calling on Maryland school systems to return to in-person hybrid instruction no later than Monday, March 1, 2021. State health officials are providing counties with additional protocols and educational design recommendations. Governor Hogan and Dr. Salmon have written a letter to teachers union …


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Work begins on Belair Road water line replacement

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County recently began replacing almost a mile of water line on Belair Road between the Baltimore City line and Fowler Avenue. The $6.5 million project will replace an old, 12-inch diameter, cast iron pipe with a larger, 24-inch diameter line. The old pipe dates from 1923 and has been prone to frequent breaks in recent years, according to …


Man assaulted & robbed in Parkville, Royal Farms store burglarized in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, two individuals stole cash from a man at an apartment complex in the 2900-block of Kings Ridge Road in Parkville (21234).  The two suspects also assaulted the victim.  When the suspects left, they damaged the inside of …

Joppa Road Bridge in Perry Hall to be closed for emergency repairs

PERRY HALL, MD—A bridge in Perry Hall will be closed for several months for emergency repairs, county officials announced on Thursday. Baltimore County closed a small bridge on East Joppa Road (over Honeygo Run) on Thursday morning in order to make emergency repairs. The bridge, which is located between Snyder Lane and Honeygo Boulevard, will remain closed four months in …

Sabatino’s pick-up at White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company returns next week

WHITE MARSH, MD—Fine Italian cuisine is returning to White Marsh. Sabatino’s is bringing “Sab’s in the Suburbs” back to White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company next week. Orders can be placed by calling 410-727-2667 and will be ready for pickup at the station between 4 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The deadline to order is 5 p.m. on …

Winning $731 million Powerball ticket sold in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—A massive winning Powerball ticket was sold in Maryland, officials say. Coney Market in Allegany County sold a jackpot-winning ticket worth $731.1 million for the January 20, 2021 Powerball drawing. The store will receive a $100,000 bonus from the Maryland Lottery for selling the jackpot-winning ticket. In addition, a second-tier winning ticket with the Power Play option worth $2 …

Middle River house fire leaves 1 dead

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Authorities are investigating after a Wednesday house fire in Middle River left one person dead. The fire was reported at around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning in the 2100-block of Cockspur Road (21220). Crews found heavy fire from the second floor windows in the front and back of the house. One male occupant was able to escape through …

Perry Hall High School student’s work featured in art exhibition at Lewis Museum [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Artwork by five Baltimore County Public Schools students is featured in the 2021 High School Virtual Juried Art Show at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture. Starlette Franklin, a Grade 11 student at Towson High School, earned third place honors in the exhibition and her work was featured on the invitation announcement. Other …