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Fall foliage season hits 2020 peak in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—This week’s Fall Foliage Report from the Maryland Department of Natural resources indicates that the Baltimore area is “at peak,” as this season continues to bring on the best fall colors Maryland has seen in at least six years. From Ranger Angela Crenshaw, Gunpowder Falls State Park: “Over the river and through the woods to the Little Gunpowder Falls …


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Fall foliage season nears 2020 peak in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—If you’ve been waiting to go out and take a peek at the fall foliage in Baltimore County, don’t wait much longer. This week’s Fall Foliage Report from the Maryland Department of Natural resources indicates that the Baltimore area is “near peak,” as this season continues to bring on the best fall color Maryland has seen in years. At …


MDOT SHA to reopen Belair Road Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot, trails On Tuesday

PERRY HALL, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced on Tuesday that officials will reopen the Belair Road driveway to the parking lot for the Gunpowder Falls State Park – Central Area on Tuesday morning, October 6th. The closure was part of the $3.6 million US 1 bridge rehabilitation project that is expected to be complete later this …

Boy Scout Troop cleans up Carney watershed

CARNEY, MD—Summer storms have brought a large amount of debris into places like the Jennifer Branch of the Gunpowder River. Over the weekend, Boy Scout Troop 124, which is based out of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney, got busy! “Many thanks to the Scouts from Troop 124 who led a trash collection effort this weekend- Gabe Tomko, Ben …

Gunpowder Falls tunnel expected to open by Labor Day

KINGSVILLE, MD—Perry Hall’s county and state legislators have confirmed that the pedestrian tunnel at Gunpowder Falls State Park should be opened by Labor Day weekend, weather permitting. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, Senator J.B. Jennings, and Delegates Kathy Szeliga & Lauren Arikan shared this message from Wendy Wolcott, District Engineer at Maryland State Highway Administration: “Thank you for your email …

Rescue in progress at Gunpowder Falls State Park

UPDATE: All parties have been located and units are clearing the scene. Original story below… ——— KINGSVILLE, MD—A Wednesday evening rescue operation is under way at Gunpowder Falls State Park. At just before 7 p.m., emergency crews were attempting to rescue three people who were lost at the park and potentially trapped by the terrain. Crews are attempting to locate …

Councilman Marks provides update on Richlyn Manor treatment plan improvements

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday provided an update to the Forge Heights community on efforts to upgrade the Richlyn Manor interceptor. The treatment plant currently experiences higher than normal flows during wet weather events, indicating that the piping in the area requires improvements. The station is located at the end of Richlyn Drive in Perry Hall, …

Water rescue reported in Chase

UPDATE: Authorities told NottinghamMD that this incident involved a medical emergency on a boat. The individual is expected to survive. Original story below… —— CHASE, MD – Emergency crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon water rescue in Chase. The incident was reported at around 4 p.m. in the 7200-block of Graces Quarters Road, in the Hammerman Beach …