Business, Government, Real Estate, Science

County purchases 23 acres in Middle River to be preserved as open space

Baltimore County has purchase several acres of land in Middle River that will be preserved as “Open Space.” Using environmentally beneficial Program Open Space funding, the county will be acquiring 22.93 acres on the southwest corner of Bengies Road and Bourque Avenue (21220). The announcement was made on Tuesday by County Executive Don Mohler and Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. These large …


Business, Government, Science

Councilman Marks: construction to start on stream repairs in Carney

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that repairs would begin this week to the Whitemarsh Run in the vicinity of Upton Road in Carney. Baltimore County awarded the construction contract to Ecotone, Inc., an environmental company which specializes in ecological restoration. Construction will occur throughout the winter, and trees and shrubs will be installed in the spring. The …


Harford County to begin dredging to improve Joppa waterways

Harford County is beginning a $640,000 dredging project in Joppa to provide safe, navigable ingress and egress to Foster Branch Channel and Spur, the Taylors Creek West Entrance Channel, and Rumsey Island Outfall. The project is expected to be completed by February 15, 2019 with Waterway Improvement Fund grants from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Boating Services Unit, and …

Councilwoman Bevins, developers of former Paragon property reach agreement on stormwater management in White Marsh

Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Atapco Properties and Chesapeake Real Estate Group, LLC (CREG) have reached an agreement regarding stormwater management on the former Paragon Outlet site in White Marsh. The former Paragon outlet site was purchased by Atapco Properties and Chesapeake Real Estate Group LLC in July. The joint venture between the two companies has yet to submit plans to Baltimore County …

20K gallons of sewage spill into Herring Run tributary

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works has reported a sanitary sewer overflow near the Nottingham area. Approximately 20,500 gallons of sewage was leaked at Glendale Park, located west of Loch Raven Boulevard and south of Taylor Avenue (21239). The release was discovered at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and was stopped 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. …

Twelve schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

Baltimore County is a little bit cleaner and greener thanks to the efforts of school children and community members who participated in this year’s Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Don Mohler, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, announced on Tuesday morning …