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Dunfield water main repairs set to begin this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The closure of Dunfield Road at Belair Road is still causing traffic headaches for many Nottingham residents, and the project has hit a brief delay. The closure was implemented due to a water main break earlier this month. Councilman David Marks on Wednesday reported that there was a delay in the road work. The contractor for this project was …


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BGE to perform utility work by helicopter September 22 – 28

NOTTINGHAM, MD—BGE will be using an utility helicopter contractor to perform work and inspect electric transmission structures along the right of way this week. The hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 22 – 28, according to Councilman David Marks. Area residents and motorists may see the helicopter hovering near the flight path below. BGE …


Water main break reported in Dunfield community

UPDATE: Councilman David Marks reports that the project has hit a brief delay. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A water main break in the Dunfield area has left many residents without water. The rupture was reported on Wednesday along Dunfield Road at Tapu Court (21236). As of Thursday afternoon, many residents were still without water. “Crews came out last night …

Water to be shut off on Seven Courts Drive due to break

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Water will be shut off in portions of the Seven Courts community as officials deal with yet another water main break in the area. On Wednesday evening, Councilman David Marks reported that water would be shut off along Seven Courts Drive. Councilman Marks shared the following email from the Department of Public Works: “Councilman Marks, Yes, this break is …

BGE: Power restored to 99 percent of customers

TOWSON, MD—As of Sunday, BGE reports that it has restored 99 percent of customers who were impacted by the Tuesday’s severe storms, and the additional customers who experienced outages caused by the weather system on Saturday, July 16th. BGE has listed a few reasons why this is happening and additional info on Estimated Time of Restoration (ETRs): A significant amount …

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 …

Connect Maryland: Governor Hogan announces more than $127.6 million in broadband grants [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that, through the state’s Connect Maryland initiative, the Office of Statewide Broadband has awarded more than $127.6 million to local jurisdictions, Internet Service Providers, educational, and community organizations to increase high-speed internet access and affordability. The funding will help provide broadband service to an estimated 15,000 households that are currently unserved or underserved …

Governor Hogan announces $15 million for MD 90 improvements to advance ‘Reach The Beach’ plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced $15 million to advance the state’s long-term “Reach the Beach” plan with safety, access, and congestion relief projects along MD 90 (Ocean City Expressway) in Worcester County. The funds enable the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration to accelerate planning and move to the design phase for improvements along the 12-mile stretch …