Business, Traffic

Baltimore County completes latest phase of Campbell Boulevard project

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County on Monday announced the completion of the latest phase of the Campbell Boulevard project, which runs between Bird River Road and Windlass Run. The new road completes a continuous circuit between Route 40 to Route 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) and will open to traffic on Tuesday, July 7. “This long-awaited project is a major gain for …


Education, Politics

Bevins: Over 30 acres donated for new high school in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A new northeastern Baltimore County high school is one step closer to becoming a reality. At this week’s session of the Baltimore County Council, Council Chairperson Cathy Bevins announced that over 30 acres have been donated to the county for the development of the new school. The property, which is located along Ebenezer Road near Greenleigh at Crossroads, …


Repairs scheduled at Double Rock Park

PARKVILLE, MD—Repairs are set to take place at Double Rock Park in Parkville in the coming days. Councilwoman Cathy Bevins says the following repairs are slated to occur over the next two weeks: · Installation of Rip Rap outfalls at several locations for outfall at paving complete. · Asphalt repairs to be completed by minority contractor after 6/15/20 when schedule …

Amendments from Kach, Marks to limit State of Emergency, allow for in-person religious services fail to pass

PERRY HALL, MD—At Thursday morning’s meeting of the Baltimore County Council, Councilman David Marks and Councilman Wade Kach supported legislation to limit the State of Emergency to two weeks and restore religious services, with medical safeguards. Both amendments failed by a vote of 5 to 2. Only two of the three Republicans on the council supported the amendments. Baltimore County …

Olszewski to hold virtual town halls on COVID-19, budget

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has announced that he will be holding virtual town halls to discuss COVID-19 and the county budget. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, Olszewski will hold an online town hall to discuss the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. County Executive Olszewski, Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, Director of the Baltimore County Department of …

Baltimore County Council sessions to be held virtually due to COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—In compliance with the newest guidelines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, Chair of the Baltimore County Council, on Monday announced new policies for the council work sessions and legislative sessions. These sessions will be held as scheduled but, until further notice, the meetings will be held virtually and remotely via WebEx. The meetings will be convened …

Erosion repairs to begin at Double Rock Park in May

PARKVILLE, MD—Some much-needed improvements will begin this spring at one local park. Councilwoman Cathy Bevins announced on Thursday that erosion repairs would begin in May at Parkville’s Double Rock Park. In February, Baltimore County hopes to have final bids for the $385,000 project. The repairs will continue throughout the summer months. “This will be such a great improvement to the …

County Executive Olszewski announces 2020 series of budget town hall meetings

UPDATE: Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Town Hall meetings scheduled for March 18, March 24, and March 31, have been postponed. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced his second annual series of town hall meetings to hear from constituents about their ideas and priorities. The seven meetings, one in each council district, will …