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Baltimore County secures new market agreement to recycle glass

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Thursday announced the Department of Public Works – Bureau of Solid Waste Management has started a new glass recycling program in partnership with Cap Glass, Inc. of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Under the new 10-year agreement, the county will deliver glass from the Cockeysville Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) to the Cap Glass facility in Baltimore City. Cap …


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Councilman Marks to hold online discussion on trash, recycling

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks will sponsor an online discussion to allow residents to ask questions about trash and recycling. The guest will be Scott Krell from Baltimore County’s Department of Public Works. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 3rd at 3 p.m. and last for one hour. The event can be accessed through Zoom via …


Water main break reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—A water main break in the Carney area has left several residents without service. The break was reported in the area of Greenleaf Road at Ridgely Avenue (21234). About 100 customers and eight hydrants are out of service on Orbitan Court, Rader Court, Primrose Court, Hyacinth Court, Greenleaf Road, and Ridgely Road, according to Councilman David Marks. There has …

Councilman Marks to offer bill prohibiting water shutoff without notice

PERRY HALL, MD—In response to an unannounced water shutoff earlier this month in Perry Hall’s Seven Courts community, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks will introduce legislation requiring advanced notice to residents before water is turned off. A contractor would need to give 72 hours notice for water shutoff, and be prohibited from bidding on future work for two years if …

Water main break closes roadway in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—A water main break in the Rosedale area has left some residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that a six-inch diameter water main has broken at 8905 Lennings Lane (21237). One hundred customers and ten hydrants are without service. The road’s surface in the 8900-block of Lennings Lane has been damaged as a result of the …

Councilman Marks: Ramps for disabled to be built at Carlisle Avenue

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday afternoon that new ramps for the disabled will be built at the northeastern and northwestern corners of Carlisle Avenue and Ebenezer Road in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236). The request was made by a representative of the Silver Ridge Condominium Association, which includes many seniors. Construction on the ramps is expected to take …

City DPW shuts off water for the day in Perry Hall neighborhood in 90-degree weather

UPDATE: Councilman Marks will be introducing legislation to address this issue going forward. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Residents and elected officials are upset after the Department of Public Works shut off the water in one Nottingham-area neighborhood on a hot day. DPW shut off the water in the area of Seven Courts Drive at Hoban Court in the Seven …

Belair Road shut down due to Overlea/Fullerton water main break

UPDATE 2: Water has been restored. Crews are expected to remain in the area to remove debris and finish paving the damaged road and sidewalk. UPDATE: Approximately 60 households are without water, according to the Department of Public Works.  The Belair Beltway Plaza is also currently without water. Original story below… —— FULLERTON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a …