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Elected officials, community leaders share congratulatory videos for BCPS Class of 2020

TOWSON, MD—With virtual graduation ceremonies less than a week away, nearly two dozen elected officials and community leaders have congratulated the BCPS Class of 2020 by offering well wishes and words of wisdom through videos posted online. Now, the community can do the same. The #DearBCPSGrads campaign gives everyone the opportunity to offer congratulations and remarks by sharing videos or …


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Belair Road resurfacing project begins in Fullerton

FULLERTON, MD—Another long-anticipated road resurfacing project has begun. Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that the Maryland State Highway Administration had begun paving Belair Road from I-695 to Dunfield Road in Nottingham/Fullerton. Milling, the process of removing the old surface, has already started along this corridor. SHA officials took advantage of reduced traffic and made this project a priority, according …


County, state legislators press for attorney general to recover refunds from Perry Hall Driving School

PERRY HALL, MD—After a local business recently closed its doors, local residents were left holding the bag. Perry Hall Driving School took down their website and deleted their social media presence earlier this week, indicating that they were no longer in business. On Friday, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, State Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Delegate Joe Boteler, Delegate Harry Bhandari, and …

Parkville Fair 2019 brings smiles, crowds [PHOTOS]

PARKVILLE, MD – The 2019 Parkville Fair was held on Sunday, September 8, and it was a picture-perfect day. After rain dampened last year’s affair, organizers were pleased with Sunday’s beautiful weather. “This was our first year away from Harford Road with nice weather,” said Chris Montcalmo, president of the Parkville-Carney Business Association, which organizes the annual event. “Given last …

Volunteers raise awareness in Nottingham to mark Overdose Awareness Day

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Volunteers took to the streets of Nottingham on Friday to raise awareness for those suffering from drug addiction. Volunteers from Hope’s Horizon and the Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation gathered and held signs that faced traffic at the intersection of Belair Road and Joppa Road (21236). International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31 …

Councilman Marks: Perry Hall High School awarded $200K bond bill to replace stadium press box

UPDATE:A demolition and reconstruction date has been set for the press box. Original story below… —— The aging press box at Perry Hall High School’s Al Miller Stadium may soon get a long-awaited makeover. Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that state funding would be awarded to the school for the project. “I received word…from Delegate (Harry) Bhandari that $200,000 …

Marks, Klausmeier to hold ‘town hall’ meeting on public safety

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and State Senator Kathy Klausmeier will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, January 3, 2019, to discuss crime in northeastern Baltimore County. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Perry Hall / Nottingham (9534 Belair Rd, Baltimore, MD 21236). The police captains for the White …

Weis Markets opens new store in Nottingham

Weis Markets on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Fullerton Plaza in Nottingham. The 67,500 square-foot supermarket, which anchors the re-built Fullerton Plaza shopping center, is the company’s 52nd location in Maryland and twelfth in Baltimore County. The store, which employs more than 140 full- and part-time associates, features a large produce department with an expansive …