Politics, Traffic

Councilman Marks: Upgrades under way at Perry Hall intersection

PEREY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that upgrades were under way to improve mobility at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Ebenezer Road in Perry Hall. The sidewalk, curb, and ramp upgrades will improve the accessibility of this area to disabled and older residents. Improvements have been mandated by the Americans With Disabilities Act and other …


Business, Politics

Baltimore County announces creation of Affordable Housing Work Group

TOWSON, MD — Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the creation of a new Affordable Housing Work Group, which will be tasked with making recommendations to bolster the County’s ongoing efforts to expand equitable access to affordable housing. “We remain committed to meeting our moral and legal obligation to expand access to quality, affordable housing across Baltimore County,” …


Dedication ceremony to be held at Nottingham bridge in honor of local heroes

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A dedication ceremony will be held in Nottingham to honor two local heroes. The dedication ceremony for the bridge at White Marsh Boulevard and Belair Road will be held at 8200 Belair Road (in the parking lot of American Freight Furniture and Mattress that overlooks the bridge) at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, according to Councilman David Marks. …

Governor Hogan announces new work group to address hate crimes against Asian Americans [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced the formation of a statewide work group charged with developing strategies, recommendations, and actions to address the rise in violence and discrimination targeting the Asian American community. He has named former U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur to chair the workgroup and spearhead this effort. “This workgroup, one of …

Councilman Marks: Rat extermination planned in Perry Hall neighborhood

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that rat extermination will occur in a targeted area of Perry Hall/Nottingham. Exterminators will work near Slater Avenue (21236) where there have been reports of rodents over the past two weeks. Working with Baltimore County Code Enforcement, inspectors have been dispatched to the properties that seemed to be generating the …

Olszewski: Improvements planned at senior centers in Parkville, Overlea

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced over $12 million for major senior center projects across Baltimore County, including an expansion of the existing Woodlawn Senior Center and plans to build a new dedicated senior center in northern Baltimore County. This funding will be included in Olszewski’s Fiscal Year 2022 capital budget, which will be presented to …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 3.27 million doses. Approximately 78.5% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code …

Bevins, Marks: Construction to begin on first of two new schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that construction will begin this month on the first of two new schools in northeastern Baltimore County. The 102,000-square foot elementary school will be built at the intersection of Gum Spring Road and Rossville Boulevard (21237), serving 750 students from an area to be determined after a redistricting process. …