Business, Emergency Response, Government

Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine dedicates new rescue boat

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A local fire company dedicated a new boat on Friday. The Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine dedicated a new fire boat, Marine Unit 217, on Friday morning. The new boat, christened the “Mrs. Linda II,” will be used for open water rescues, for patient transport, and for fire suppression. The company had been working …


Crime, Emergency Response

Burglaries reported in Nottingham, Parkville, Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating several local burglaries that were reported over the weekend. At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, an individual broke into the Purenergy Operating Services facility, located in the 1000-block of Carroll Island Road in Bowleys Quarters (21220), via a hole in the fence. Once inside, the suspect stole tools, then fled the scene. Sometime …


Shots fired during Bowleys Quarters robbery

Police are investigating after several shots were fired during a robbery in Bowleys Quarters last week. At just after 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, a man was robbed at gunpoint in the area of Isaacs Road at Carroll Island Road (21220). Authorities say the suspect fired several shots during the robbery, striking a house and a vehicle. The suspect then …

Long Beach Oyster House closes ‘indefinitely’

A popular Bowleys Quarters establishment would seem to be no more. The Long Beach Oyster House announced on Tuesday that it would be “closed indefinitely,” adding that the new management had to “walk away.” “The management cares deeply about the community and the employees,” the announcement continued. “We will be working closely with Alex, the building owner to determine the …

SHA to make safety improvements along Eastern Avenue

The State Highway Administration will soon be making safety improvements along Eastern Avenue in the area of Carroll Island Road in Middle River. To help reduce crashes in the area, SHA will refresh the longitudinal edge pavement markings and install center line rumble strips along Eastern Avenue, according to Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. In addition, crosswalks and pedestrian warning signs will be upgraded …

House fire reported in Bowleys Quarters

UPDATE: WMVFC reports that there was smoke inside the home. An electrical issue is suspected. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene of a Sunday evening house fire in Bowleys Quarters. At just after 5:30 p.m., units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to a home on Cowhide Circle in Williams Estates (21220). There has been no …