Government, Traffic

Councilman Marks: Repairs made to traffic light in northern Perry Hall

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks reported on Friday morning that repairs have been made to a traffic signal in northern Perry Hall. Councilman Marks asked the Maryland State Highway Administration to review the signal at the Perry Hall North Shopping Center near Belair Road and Chapel Road. The letter back from the state reads as follows: Dear Councilman Marks: Thank …


Crime, Emergency Response

Maryland State Police to increase patrols over St. Patrick’s Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Sunday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and to avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, …


Residents encouraged to report potholes to MDOT SHA

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is actively patrolling for potholes on Maryland’s State-numbered roads and interstates. This year’s pothole season is off to a busy start as crews are performing mobile pothole patrols to repair these nemeses. With saturated grounds from record-setting precipitation from 2018 and continuing into 2019, and the freeze/thaw cycle that is …

Snow to arrive Tuesday followed by brutal artic blast

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Baltimore County from noon to 10 p.m. on Tuesday. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. Original story below… —— This week’s forecast leaves little doubt that …

Gov. Hogan announces #MDHelps effort to support federal workers during government shutdown

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced #MDHelps, a state multi-agency effort to support federal workers who have been affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown. The initiative was announced at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, where the governor greeted federal workers from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and FBI, as well as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic …

Winter Storm Warning issued for portions of Baltimore County

As the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states brace for more wintry weather, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for portions of Baltimore County. The Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from 10 a.m. on Saturday until 6 a.m. on Sunday. Significant ice is expected, along with some snow and sleet. Forecasters are calling for more than …