Police/Fire

Police seek to identify man found on E. Joppa Road

NOTTIMGHAM, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man found in Nottingham on Monday night. Police say the man pictured is approximately 5’5” – 5’6” tall with a thin build, and is 18-20 years old with facial hair. He was found at 8 p.m. on Monday night in the 3900 block of E. Joppa Road (21236). Anyone …


Health, Traffic

Water main break reported in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are on the scene of a water main break in Perry Hall. Reports indicate that a 12-inch main has ruptured in the 9800-block of Belair Road. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that the right lane along northbound Belair Road will be shut down between Honeygo Boulevard and Forge Road until around 11 p.m. on Monday night …


Frost Advisory issued for portions of Baltimore County, Harford County

BALTIMORE, MD—A Frost Advisory will be in effect from midnight through 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning for portions of Baltimore County and Harford County. The advisory impacts regions west of the Blue Ridge Mountains and into northern Maryland. Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered. Residents should take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. Story …

SCAM ALERT: Attorney General says phony mortgage company reps targeting Maryland residents

BALTIMORE, MD—The Office of the Attorney General on Monday warned of a new scam circulating throughout Maryland. “The Office of the Attorney General has recently been notified of scams involving individuals impersonating mortgage companies. Some of these scammers are calling existing customers of a mortgage company, claiming to be representatives of that company, and offering the customer a loan modification. …

Maryland State Department of Education provides $10 million in grant funding to support in-person instruction this fall

BALTIMORE, MD—As a result of improved health metrics throughout the State, the Maryland State Department of Education is encouraging in-person instruction and providing $10 million in grant awards to support Maryland schools that reopen to students this fall. MSDE will award a total of $10 million in grants to local school systems, the SEED School, the Maryland School for the …

Governor Hogan announces COVID-19 serology testing study for Maryland firefighters

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that state health officials are conducting a COVID-19 serology testing study for all professional and volunteer firefighters in Maryland. This initiative, currently active in seven jurisdictions, is a key part of the Maryland Department of Health’s ongoing statewide COVID-19 antibody study to determine how many Marylanders have been exposed to COVID-19. “Our firefighters …

White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company to open Holiday Train Garden in November

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company has announced plans to move ahead with its 2020 Holiday Train Garden. This year’s train garden will open to the public on November 27th. As the date draws closer, officials say they will announce various COVID-19 safety protocols, including “general admission” and “scheduled viewing times.” WMVFC is located at 10331 Philadelphia Road …

Hallmark to hold 2020 Keepsake Ornament Debut on The Avenue in October

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The annual Hallmark Ornament Debut will be held on THE AVENUE at White Marsh in October. More than 150 new ornaments are expected to be debuted this year. To avoid large crowds on Ornament Debut weekend, this year Hallmark is offering the same promotions and Crown Rewards bonus points over the course of nine days. The event will be …