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Baltimore County, City lead proposed national class action settlement with Monsanto

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Last week, the City of Baltimore and Baltimore County, along with eleven other governmental entities across the country, announced a proposed nationwide class action settlement with Monsanto Company, Pharmacia, LLC, and Solutia, Inc., for $550 million, resolving PCB water contamination claims for a proposed class of 2,528 governmental entities nationwide. “This national resolution will empower nearly 2,000 cities, …


Entertainment, Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

Video of dolphins swimming near Hart Miller Island goes viral [VIDEO]

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A video of dolphins swimming in local waters is going viral. On Tuesday, the Baltimore County Police Department shared a video that was captured by one of its marine units. The video shows a group of dolphins swimming near Hart Miller Island. “Officers from the Marine Unit spotted around a dozen dolphins yesterday in Hawk Cove …


State designates Essex as Maryland Sustainable Community

Essex is now qualified to apply for State funding for projects leading to increased economic, transportation and housing choices, and environmental improvements. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded Essex the designation of Maryland Sustainable Community, based on an application submitted in April by the Baltimore County Department of Planning, the Eastern Baltimore County Task Force, and …

Governor Hogan honors locals at CCBC Essex, tours Franklin Square Hospital

On Monday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan held a cabinet meeting at the Community College of Baltimore County’s Essex campus. The governor, along with Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, also honored many prominent community volunteers and organizations at today’s meeting. Among those presented with citations were Angel Park’s Kelli Szczybor, the Back River Restoration Committee, White Marsh resident Robert Romadka Sr. (a …

Essex sanitary sewer overflows into Back River

A sanitary sewer facility in Essex overflowed in the Back River over the weekend. At 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 16, Baltimore County’s Bureau of Utilities received an alarm indicating that power had been lost leading to the Essex Sewage Pumping Station, located at 328 Riverside Drive. The power outage, which subsequently halted the station’s operation, was due to …