Education, Politics

BCPS, Baltimore County officials break ground on new northeast middle school

ROSEDALE, MD—Ground has officially been broken on a new northeast Baltimore County middle school. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Thursday morning at the new school’s location at 5210 King Avenue (21237). BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski joined members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore …


Education, Politics

Bevins, Marks: New middle school, Pine Grove addition funded for construction

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that full funding has been secured for the new northeastern middle school, as well as the addition at Pine Grove Middle School. Both projects have been fully funded by Baltimore County for several years, but delayed due to the missing state match. With the enactment of the …


Pair of crashes reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews responded to a pair of crashes in Rosedale on Wednesday morning. At just before 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle crashed into a building in the 5200-block of King Avenue (21237). At the scene, one person was trapped and had to be rescued. At just before 9:30 a.m., a truck overturned on I-695 at Pulaski Highway. The driver …

31-year-old man killed in overnight motorcycle crash in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 31-year-old man was killed in an overnight motorcycle crash in Rosedale. Jose Andres Gonzalez Perla did not survive an early morning crash that occurred at the intersection of King Avenue and Franklin Square Drive (21237), at just after 1:15 a.m. on Saturday. A preliminary investigation found that Perla failed to stop at a red light while driving a …

Councilman Marks thanks school board for initiating construction of new school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday morning thanked the Baltimore County Board of Education for advancing the construction of the new elementary school proposed at Rossville Boulevard in the White Marsh area. At Tuesday evening’s meeting, the Board approved $48.3 million in construction contracts, allowing the project to proceed. Construction will start this summer, with an expected opening …

Delays remain following tractor-trailer fire on I-95

UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m., the two right lanes along southbound I-95 remain closed for bridge inspection and investigation. UPDATE 3: As of 10 a.m., Several lanes along southbound I-95 remain closed for bridge inspection. UPDATE 2: The truck the caught fire was reportedly carrying mail, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. A bridge inspector has been sent …

MDOT SHA to improve roads in Rosedale, Essex

Next week, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin two highway maintenance projects in eastern Baltimore County that they say will improve ride quality for many motorists. Both projects, together costing approximately $1 million, will be complete mid-fall. In Rosedale, MDOT SHA will patch nearly one-mile of MD 7 (Philadelphia Road) between Hospital Drive and King …