Business, Government, Science

Baltimore City, County to initiate review of water delivery system

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced on Monday that Baltimore City and Baltimore County would jointly initiate a comprehensive review of the business processes that govern the water delivery system that serves both jurisdictions. Residents of both jurisdictions receive water through a system managed by the Baltimore City Department of …


Government, Traffic

Belair Road shut down in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD – Commuters in the Overlea area should be aware of an important road closure. At about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, the Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions between Northern Parkway and Taylor Avenue. The closure is due to an water main break at the scene. The Department of Public …


Large ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay after wet winter, spring

BALTIMORE, MD – Ecologists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and the University of Michigan are forecasting a large Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” in 2019 due to above-average river flows associated with increased rainfall in the watershed since last fall. “The forecast this year reflects the high levels of precipitation that have been observed across the Bay’s watershed,” said report …

Perry Hall photographer invited to attend workshop with award-winning photography instructor

PERRY HALL, MD – Tracy Dietrich of Tracy Dietrich Photography in Perry Hall was recently invited to join group of professional photographers from all over the country to attend and participate in a seminar workshop focused on Small Business Branding. This group of professionals apprenticed under international award-winning photographer and prior Maryland Photographer of the Year, Melanie Anderson. The workshop …

Police provide update on boy struck by vehicle in Bowleys Quarters

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Police in Baltimore County have provided an update on a crash that severely injured a boy in Bowleys Quarters on Monday morning. Authorities say the 9-year-old boy suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a vehicle. Police were called to the scene at about 8:30 a.m. after the boy ran across Carroll Island Road …