Police/Fire, Politics, Traffic

Water mains rupture in Middle River, Essex

A pair of water mains have ruptured, leaving several local residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that a ten-inch main has ruptured in the 7200-block of Golden Ring Road in Essex (21221). Twelve customers and two hydrants are without service. Story continues below An eight-inch main has also ruptured in the 1000-block of Ramble Run Road in …


Police/Fire, Traffic

I-95 crash snarls traffic near Joppa

Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday night crash along Interstate 95 near Joppa. The crash was reported at about 6:30 p.m. along northbound I-95 prior to the Mountain Road exit (exit 84). Story continues below Injuries have been reported and the 2 left lanes are blocked for crash cleanup. Motorists should expect delays in the area. Featured


BGE addresses loud booms, brief power outages in Carney, Perry Hall

BGE has responded after NottinghamMD.com reached out for comment regarding brief power outages in the Carney/Perry Hall area. Residents reported hearing loud booms, seeing bright flashes, and experiencing momentary power outages early on Sunday and late Monday night. Monday night’s occurrence occurred just before midnight. The occurrences were limited to the areas surrounding Magledt Road and Northwind Road. Story continues below BGE has responded, …

Harford County to begin dredging to improve Joppa waterways

Harford County is beginning a $640,000 dredging project in Joppa to provide safe, navigable ingress and egress to Foster Branch Channel and Spur, the Taylors Creek West Entrance Channel, and Rumsey Island Outfall. The project is expected to be completed by February 15, 2019 with Waterway Improvement Fund grants from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Boating Services Unit, and …

Mega Millions jackpot soars to new record $900 million

Forget about a measly $667 million.  The Mega Millions jackpot has been climbing since late July, and on Wednesday, it reached a new all-time high. The estimated annuity value of the jackpot in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing has been raised to $900 million after no one won the prize during Tuesday night’s drawing. The jackpot is the game’s history. The previous record jackpot …

Loch Raven High School to host memorial soccer game in honor of Officer Amy Caprio

A local high school will host a memorial soccer game in honor of a slain police officer. Officer Amy Caprio was slain while on duty in the Perry Hall area in May. Loch Raven High School will host a memorial soccer game vs. Parkville High School on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. Officer Caprio was a 2006 graduate of LRHS. …

Essex house fire sends 90-year-old woman, three officers to hospital

Fire officials have released additional details regarding Tuesday night’s house fire in Essex. A 90-year-old woman and three police officers were injured in the single-alarm blaze. Investigators have ruled the fire to be accidental.  It began in a first-floor bedroom, where a heat lamp used to warm a pet lizard fell over and ignited. Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department arrived …

House fire reported in Essex

UPDATE: Authorities have released additional details on this fire here. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday night house fire in Essex. The fire was reported at about 8 p.m. on Russell Frost Court (21221). Units arrived to find smoke showing and a fire in a bedroom. The flames have been doused. One elderly female …