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Officer Caprio Playground Project bull roast raises over $16,000

PERRY HALL, MD—An important local project raised a significant amount of money over the weekend. The “Honoring Courage” bull roast was held at the Baltimore Count Game & Fish Protective Association in Carney and proceeds went to benefit the Officer Caprio Playground Project. Organizers say the event raised $16,763.71 for the effort. The new playground will be constructed at Gunpowder …


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Baltimore County Council lightens development on more than 557 acres of residentially-zoned land in Perry Hall, Carney

PERRY HALL, MD—With the adoption of the 2020 Comprehensive Zoning Maps, the Baltimore County Council has downzoned more than 557 acres of land in the Fifth District, acting on recommendations from Councilman David Marks. Approximately 88 percent of residentially-zoned land considered by the Council was downzoned this year. By contrast, about 40 acres were increased in development intensity, and 30 …


Motorcycle crash reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Emergency crews responded to a motorcycle crash in Carney on Wednesday evening. The crash was reported at around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Harford Road and Northwind Road (21234). The accident involved the motorcycle and at least one other vehicle. Injuries were reported but there has been no update as to their severity. Story continues below Featured

Councilman Marks to recommend downzoning 12 acres in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that he would recommend the downzoning of nearly 12 acres of largely undeveloped land near the intersection of Harford Road and Northwind Road in Carney. Issue 5-034, raised by the Planning Board, includes 3.5 acres of property currently zoned for 3.5 homes per acre. Issue 5-038, also raised by the Planning …

Councilman Marks: Resurfacing to begin in Carney neighborhood

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks confirmed on Friday that a key section of Ferguson Road west of Northwind Road in Carney will be resurfaced over the next week, weather permitting. The section extends westward toward Linbelle Terrace and Fontaine Drive, where it becomes Seven Courts Drive. Residents have consistently complained about potholes in this community, says Councilman Marks. “In …

Officer Caprio Playground Project to host ‘Honoring Courage’ fundraiser in May

CARNEY, MD—The Officer Caprio Playground Project will host an important fundraiser in Carney this spring. The “Honoring Courage” event will help raise funds for the Officer Caprio Playground at Gunpowder Elementary School. The event will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020, from noon to 6 p.m. at Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association, located at 3400 Northwind Road …

Road rage incident reported in Carney, burglary reported in Parkville

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating an assault and a burglary that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, and 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, an individual broke into a residence in the 8300-block of Arbor Station Way in Parkville (21234).  The suspect stole property and then fled the scene. At just …

Vehicle smashes into Soda Pop Shop in Carney

Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in which a vehicle struck a building in Carney. The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on Monday, February 18, at the Soda Pop Shop, located at 3003 Northwind Road (21234). The driver of the vehicle reportedly hit the accelerator instead of the brake and smashed through the front of the store. …