Politics, Traffic

Joppa Road Bridge in Perry Hall to be closed for emergency repairs

PERRY HALL, MD—A bridge in Perry Hall will be closed for several months for emergency repairs, county officials announced on Thursday. Baltimore County closed a small bridge on East Joppa Road (over Honeygo Run) on Thursday morning in order to make emergency repairs. The bridge, which is located between Snyder Lane and Honeygo Boulevard, will remain closed four months in …


Education, Opinion, Politics

Councilman Marks: Secure state funding for two new northeastern schools

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks… As the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly opens, the top priority for our state legislators should be to secure the funding needed to advance new schools in Baltimore County. This will be the third consecutive session where such funding stalled. In 2019, the newly-elected House of Delegates advanced …


Belair Road to remain closed until Tuesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Repairs were still being made on a ruptured water main along Belair Road on Sunday afternoon. The busy thoroughfare has been shut down from Necker Avenue to Klosterman Avenue since Thursday, after a 12-inch diameter main ruptured, leaving approximately 200 customers without service. Contractors now say they hope to have Belair Road reopened to traffic by Tuesday. Crews are …

Belair Road to remain closed throughout weekend for water main repairs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend due to the recent water main break. At just after 8 p.m. on Thursday night, the State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions from Necker Avenue to Klosterman Avenue, as a 12-inch diameter main had ruptured, leaving approximately 200 customers without service. A …

Councilman Marks: Private contractor now at site of Belair Road water main break

UPDATE: Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend for repairs to the water main. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD–Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday morning confirmed that a private contractor is now at the site of the Belair Road water main break. On Thursday night, the rupture forced the closure of Belair Road in both directions …

Councilman Marks: Seven Courts Drive reopens following water main break, sinkhole repair

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Seven Courts Drive has reopened in Nottingham, Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday afternoon. The busy thoroughfare had been closed since Christmas Eve after a 24-inch diameter water main ruptured, causing a large sinkhole. The break occurred in the 9300-block of Seven Courts Drive, leaving many residents without water on Christmas Eve. As of Thursday afternoon, the sinkhole and …

New ‘Carney’ sign unveiled, dedicated

CARNEY, MD—A new sign was dedicated in Carney on Wednesday morning. The new “Welcome to the Heart of Carney” sign is located at the corner of Magledt Road and E. Joppa Road (21234). Claude and Joni Elmore, who own the Kona Ice stand located on the corner of this intersection, donated the sign. The Kona Ice stand opened at this …

Senator West, Councilman Marks: Change law to enforce more oversight of schools

The following op-ed was submitted by Senator Chris West and Councilman David Marks, who represent northeastern Baltimore County. This month, instruction for Baltimore County Public Schools’ system was disrupted by a ransomware attack, the costs of which are still not known. We would like to thank the personnel who are working to correct the problem, as well as educators, students …