Business, Government

Baltimore County offices closed for Thanksgiving, free parking available for residents

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in recognition of the Thanksgiving 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 on Thursday. The courts are closed on Friday, but Baltimore County …


Henn, Marks: Gunpowder Elementary School parking project moves forward

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and School Board member Julie Henn announced on Thursday that the school system is advancing a long-needed expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. In a letter to Henn, Interim Superintendent Verletta White wrote, “We are aware of the need for additional parking spaces at Gunpowder Elementary School and have been working with our …

White Marsh Precinct launches food drive

The White Marsh Precinct of the Baltimore County Police Department has launched a food drive to benefit Freedom Church on Hazelwood Avenue and Garden Village Community Center. A grocery cart will be in the lobby of the precinct through the end of November as police collect donated boxes, cans, jars, and bags of food items to help stock the food …

Arrangements announced for Officer Comegna

Viewing and funeral arrangements have been set for Officer Joseph Comegna. The former school resource officer at Eastern Tech took his own life in his office at the Essex school on Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, located at 9705 Belair Road in Perry Hall, on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. …

Water main break, sinkhole reported in Essex

UPDATE: A large sinkhole has formed on Foxcroft Lane. Motorists should avoid the area. Original story below… —— A water main break in the Essex area has left some residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch main has ruptured in the 900-block of Foxcroft Lane (21221). Approximately fifty residents and one hydrant are without water …