Business, Government, Real Estate

Renovations under way at Perry Hall Square [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD – Renovations are now under way at an aging Perry Hall shopping center. The red lettering had been taken down and the storefronts were preparing for a facelift at Perry Hall Square as of Saturday morning. Atlantic Realty Companies is investing at least $2 million to upgrade the 55-year-old shopping center, the oldest in Perry Hall. Several …


Business, Emergency Response, Government

Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine dedicates new rescue boat

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A local fire company dedicated a new boat on Friday. The Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine dedicated a new fire boat, Marine Unit 217, on Friday morning. The new boat, christened the “Mrs. Linda II,” will be used for open water rescues, for patient transport, and for fire suppression. The company had been working …


Baltimore County government offices and facilities closed for Memorial Day holiday, no trash or yard waste collection on Monday

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County government offices and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday. Health Department clinics and senior centers will be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters are free on the …

Parkville High, Eastern Tech students receive scholarships from Comcast

TOWSON, MD – Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors were awarded $2,500 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarships from the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation. One of them, Shane Shakoor, a student at Loch Raven High School, was selected to receive an additional $7,500 Comcast Founders Scholarship. The other five BCPS students earning Leaders and Achievers® Scholarships are: Fopefoluwa Atanda, Milford Mill Academy Heather …

Councilman Marks passes legislation requiring developer funding for schools

TOWSON, MD – The Baltimore County Council has passed legislation requiring developers to pay impact fees for new residential construction. It is the first time Baltimore County has authorized an impact fee. The Maryland General Assembly recently gave the county the power to pass such an ordinance, and Baltimore County Councilman David Marks immediately sponsored the legislation. Under the bill, …

Maryland’s 9/11 Rolling Memorial to commemorate fallen service members at Memorial Day Ceremony

TIMONIUM, MD – Maryland’s 9/11 Rolling Memorial, which is based out of Parkville, will help commemorate the fallen at the 2019 Memorial Day Ceremony in Timonium this weekend. The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. The annual ceremony, held within the Circle of Immortals section of the Field of Honor, …