Education

BCPS approves construction of new northeast area elementary school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Northeastern Baltimore County will be getting a new elementary school next year to address overcrowding in one of the county’s fastest-growing areas. Construction of the 750-seat school was approved in March by the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Board members voted for construction to begin later this spring and early summer on the planned state-of-the-art elementary school. Plans …


Crime, Police/Fire

Assault reported in Perry Hall, woman robbed in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 9 p.m. on Friday, April 9, an individual approached a woman from behind in the area of Hillsway Avenue at Dalton Road in Hillendale (21234), pressed an unknown object against her back, and demanded her bag.  The suspect then fled the scene. At …


Bevins, Marks: Construction to begin on first of two new schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that construction will begin this month on the first of two new schools in northeastern Baltimore County. The 102,000-square foot elementary school will be built at the intersection of Gum Spring Road and Rossville Boulevard (21237), serving 750 students from an area to be determined after a redistricting process. …

Carjacking reported in Rosedale, vehicle stolen during Hillendale burglary

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, a known individual forced his way into a home in the unit block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale (21234) and a physical altercation ensued. The suspect stole the victim’s vehicle and then fled the scene. At 12:30 …

Brush fire reported along Pulaski Highway

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday night brush fire along Pulaski Highway. The fire was reported at around 8:30 p.m. in the area of Route 40 at Holly Drive. Units from the Baltimore County Fire Department, White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, and Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company have responded to the scene. There has been …

Woman shot on Pulaski Highway, suspect arrested

ROSEDALE, MD—Police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a weekend shooting that injured a woman in Rosedale. Police say a 27-year-old woman was wounded after being shot in the 7300-block of Pulaski Highway (21237) at just after 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. The woman, who suffered from a gunshot wound to the upper body, was taken to an …

Winning $10,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off sold in Perry Hall, winning $15,000 RACETRAX ticket sold in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two big winning Maryland Lottery tickets were sold in local shops over the past week. Lottery officials say the High’s store located on Scott Moore Way in Perry Hall sold a winning $10,000 Lucky 777 scratch-off ticket. Dan’s Cigar Lounge on Pulaski Highway in Rosedale also sold a winning $15,001.10 RACETRAX ticket. Prizes up to and including $25,000 can …

Vehicle fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews responded to a vehicle fire in Rosedale on Sunday night. The fire was reported at around 9 p.m. at the Sonic restaurant located at intersection of Rossville Boulevard and Pulaski Highway (21237). Units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue responded to the scene. There was no immediate word on any injuries …