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Essex Royal Farms store sells winning $1 million Md. Lottery scratch-off

A 49-year-old Baltimore County man who stopped for a soda at a Royal Farms store trusted a gut feeling that he should buy a Maryland Lottery scratch-off. “Mr. O” purchased a $1,000,000 Blowout instant ticket and left the store with the unscratched game in hand, not realizing he was the state’s newest millionaire. “I just had a feeling that it …


Essex man killed in crash on Route 702

Police in Baltimore County are investigating a serious, multivehicle crash that killed an Essex man early on Sunday morning. At just after 2 a.m., officers responded to the area of westbound Route 702, just west of the exit to southbound I-695. Crash investigators have determined that a 2012 Acura RDX was traveling westbound when it left the roadway and traveled into the median. The …

2 Eastern Tech seniors awarded Magnet Schools of America scholarships

TOWSON, MD. – Two seniors from Eastern Technical High School in Essex have earned college scholarships from Magnet Schools of America. The honored students, who will receive $1,000 each, will graduate from a Baltimore County Public Schools magnet program in 2019 and were selected on the basis of their high academic and personal achievement, leadership potential, and contributions to their magnet program …