Education

Eastern Tech student earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor, Girl Scout Gold Awards

Towson, MD – Fourteen Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools were honored by Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for earning Girl Scout Gold Awards, the organization’s highest award. The award is earned by completing a community project that involves using knowledge and thought to create a sustainable solution. At least 80 hours must be involved in planning, …


Crime, Emergency Response

Baltimore man indicted on federal charges for string of Baltimore County armed robberies

Baltimore, MD – A federal grand jury has indicted a Baltimore man in connection with a string of robberies, including five bank robberies and five armed robberies at liquor stores. The robberies allegedly took place between September 24, 2018 and November 15, 2018, along with an attempted robbery on November 15, 2018. Anthony Eugene Wiggins, 40, of Baltimore, was indicted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. His initial …


Police investigating Nottingham burglary, machete assault in Parkville

Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 4:30 and 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, an individual broke into a home in the 9000-block of Gardenia Road (21236) by forcing open a back window. Cash and jewelry were stolen, then the suspect fled. At just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, a man was assaulted by an …

Sanitary sewage line fails in Middle River

Baltimore County officials say a sanitary sewer pipe has failed in Middle River. The 30-inch pipe is located at the intersection of Compass Road and Decatur Road (21220). Repairs will impact traffic in the area. Due to the size and location of the break, the repair work is expected to take about one week. Officials say there was no sewage …

Shots fired during Bowleys Quarters robbery

Police are investigating after several shots were fired during a robbery in Bowleys Quarters last week. At just after 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, a man was robbed at gunpoint in the area of Isaacs Road at Carroll Island Road (21220). Authorities say the suspect fired several shots during the robbery, striking a house and a vehicle. The suspect then …

Pooles Island Brewing Company opens for business

Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held this past Thursday, March 7, Pooles Island Brewing Company is now open for business. The new establishment, which bills itself as being “dog-friendly,” features a brand new taproom located in the Baltimore Crossroads development in Middle River/White Marsh. Pooles Island’s “Mardi Paws event takes place on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. and …