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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. Advertisement “This will be such a great improvement to …


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County Executive Olszewski announces 2020 series of budget town hall meetings

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 provide a forum for public discussion focused on future budget priorities and ensure that community members have the opportunity to provide input into the budget planning …


Baltimore County to install new water mains in Harford Park community

PARKVILLE, MD—One local community will be getting an upgrade with regard to their water lines. Baltimore County will install more than four miles of new water mains in the Harford Park community in beginning in December, according to Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. The new ductile iron pipes will be located in an area bordered by Perring Parkway, Taylor Avenue, Harford Road, …

Johnny Olszewski signs HOME Act into law [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski signed the HOME Act into law on Tuesday. The controversial Housing Opportunities Made Equal Act was passed earlier this month by a vote that, not surprisingly, went along party lines. The HOME Act, which Olszewski introduced in October, makes it illegal for a landlord to refuse to rent to a potential tenant based on …

Bevins’ bill passes, construction of sports complex to begin in Middle River

TOWSON, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ Bill No. 52-19 passed through the Baltimore County Council’s legislative session on Monday evening, November 4, 2019. The passage of this legislation allows alternative uses and development proposals adjacent to the MD-43 Overlay District. Construction for a sports complex off of Campbell Boulevard will now begin in Middle River. The sports complex will have an aquatic …

Bevins receiving death threats, Marks issues statement

UPDATE: The HOME Act has been signed into law. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—In the wake of this week’s passage of the HOME Act, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins has reportedly been receiving death threats. Earlier this week, the Baltimore County Council passed the HOME Act, which will prevent landlords from discriminating against potential renters who use vouchers as a source …

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68, local leaders pay tribute

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore died of a long-standing illness early Thursday morning according to his office.  He was 68 years old. A spokesman for the key Democrat said that he passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital at around 2:45 a.m. Cummings had recently been embroiled in a Twitter battle with President Donald Trump over the conditions within …

Overlea High School holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new turf field [PHOTOS]

OVERLEA, MD—The field is officially open. Overlea High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the school’s new turf field on Friday. The new field was an $800,000 project for the school. On hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and County Executive Johnny Olszeweski. You can view more photos from the event below. [Images via County Executive Johnny …