Business, Education

Three BCPS students named grand prize winners in Lyric Education’s 5th Annual Dream Big Contest

TOWSON, MD— Half of the six grand prize winners (“Visionaries”) in Lyric Education’s Annual Dream Big Contest are Baltimore County Public Schools’ students. The Lyric Baltimore contest challenged Baltimore-area students in Grades 5 -12 to create poems, essays, or videos about their dreams for their lives, communities, or schools. The BCPS students named Visionaries are: Xin Yue Lu, Grade 10, …


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Power outage reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—A power outage in the White Marsh area has left some residences and businesses without power on Thursday. The outage was reported in the vicinity of White Marsh Mall and is affecting approximately 65 customers, which includes residences and businesses. Repair crews have been dispatched, according to BGE. Service is expected to be restored before 3 p.m. Photo …


Baltimore County volunteer fire companies, police foundations receive BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grants

BALTIMORE, MD—A total of 61 area nonprofit organizations are receiving over $250,000 in BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grants. The grant recipients are located throughout the BGE service area in nine Maryland counties and Baltimore City. “BGE is grateful to honor these outstanding organizations that share our commitment to safety. We believe that first responders are a vital foundation of …

High winds bring down trees, power lines around Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Friday morning’s high winds wreaked havoc in and around the Nottingham area, bringing down trees and power lines and blowing transformers. Fire department units from White Marsh, Kingsville, Perry Hall, Fullerton, Long Green, Chase, Middle River, and Fallston responded to dozens of incidents involving downed trees and arcing wires. Below are just a few of the incidents that were …

Councilman Marks: BGE to trim trees in Cromwell Valley in April

HAMPTON, MD—Baltimore County Councilman on Thursday announced that BGE will perform its required maintenance of the electric transmission right-of-way which travels through Cromwell Valley in April. BGE will reach out to the Gunpowder Conservancy and send letters to customers adjacent to the right of way in mid March. A map of the impacted area shows the route of the trimming …

Over 67,000 power outages reported in Maryland, nearly 200 flights canceled at BWI

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The first winter storm of the season is packing quite a punch in parts of Maryland and wreaking havoc on local roadways. As of 12:30 p.m. on Monday, over 67,000 residents were without power, according to the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM).  Maryland State Police have also responded to dozens of crashes.  The Nottingham area is under a …

WINTER STORM: 5 – 8 inches of snow expected in Baltimore area, Maryland State Police respond to over 40 crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to the ongoing winter storm that could have a significant impact on roads and transportation systems. Much of the state is now under winter weather advisories and warnings, and the National Weather Service has expanded potential snowfall totals over the course of the …

Power outage affects some White Marsh businesses

WHITE MARSH, MD—A Thursday morning power outage has left some White Marsh businesses “in the dark.” The outage was reported at just before 11 a.m. Approximately 60 customers and businesses in the vicinity of THE AVENUE at White Marsh have been affected, according to BGE. A repair team has been dispatched and crews hope to have power restored by 1 …