Business, Entertainment

Winning $133,638 Maryland Lottery ticket sold in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A big winning Maryland Lottery ticket was sold in Middle River last week, and officials say the prize remains unclaimed as of Monday morning. The winning $133,638 FAST PLAY ticket was sold on July 31 at Martin Exxon, located at 2333 Eastern Boulevard. Winners of prizes larger than $25,000 must redeem their tickets at the Maryland Lottery Customer …


Business, Politics

Olszewski, Metzgar announce new state funding for Essex streetscape projects

ESSEX, MD— Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Delegate Ric Metzgar on Thursday announced $1.4 million in FY2023 state funding for streetscaping and roadway improvements in Essex. These projects are part of the multi-departmental Essex recovery initiative that the County Executive announced in June 2021. “An attractive and inviting streetscape can draw in visitors, attract new businesses and instill a …


Public Safety Day returns to Middle River in September

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Fire Department will once again hold Public Safety Day in Middle River this fall. The event will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Martin State Airport. The day will feature public safety displays, demonstrations, community resource information, and more. There will be food …

New DriveEzMD E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Center now open at Essex MVA

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration have added a seventh DriveEzMD E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Center in an MDOT MVA Branch to serve tolling customers. The new center is at the MDOT MVA Essex branch, located at 1338A Eastern Boulevard (21221). At the Essex location and at all CSCs, customers can perform …

Police investigating several local assaults, burglaries

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local assaults and burglaries that were reported this month. At around 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, an individual broke into a home in the unit block of Starwood Court in Middle River (21220) and stole financial documents and other miscellaneous items. At just after 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, a known individual came …

Olszewski announces new Essex commercial revitalization initiative

ESSEX, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Planning and the Eastern Baltimore County Task Force (EBCTF), along with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), will convene a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) from April 4-6 to develop new solutions to complex structural and economic development challenges in Essex. “We are fully committed to a successful recovery and revitalization effort in the Essex community, one …

Martin’s Carnival returns to Middle River in April

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Martin’s Carnival will be coming to Middle River in April. The event will be held at Martin State Airport, April 7 – April 16 at 2300 Eastern Boulevard (21220). Discount wristband vouchers and ticket sheets can be purchased in advance at Victory Villa Community Center, located at 404 Compass Road (21220) from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on April …

Parkville business robbed at gunpoint, injuries reported in Rosedale altercation

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this month. At 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, a witness said that she saw a group of juveniles attempting to burn public property in the 6100-block of Radecke Avenue (21206). At 1 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2, a male suspect entered a business in the 6700-block of Belair Road …