Education, Opinion, Politics

Councilman Marks: Secure state funding for two new northeastern schools

The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks… As the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly opens, the top priority for our state legislators should be to secure the funding needed to advance new schools in Baltimore County. This will be the third consecutive session where such funding stalled. In 2019, the newly-elected House of Delegates advanced …


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Henn, Marks write letter asking Governor Hogan to support Built to Learn Act

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Among the many other economic impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic, it was revealed last week that construction funding for the proposed new northeast Baltimore County school projects was now uncertain due to budget constraints. Last Tuesday night, the Baltimore County School Board approved a contract modification that authorizes the school system to purchase new technology for projects including …


Construction funding for new northeast Baltimore County schools uncertain due to COVID-19

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Construction funding for the proposed new schools in northeastern Baltimore County is now uncertain due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday night, the Baltimore County School Board approved a contract modification that authorizes the school system to purchase new technology for projects including the new northeast elementary school at Ridge Road and the new northeast middle school. That …

Marks, Henn call for Perry Hall Middle School redistricting

Elected officials are calling for a local middle school to be redistricted. On Monday, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned without passing the Build to Learn Act, which would have authorized an additional $400 million or more for school projects. As a result, several planned school projects have been delayed, including the new Nottingham-area middle school and renovations to Pine Grove …

Police seek to identify Castlestone burglary suspects

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pair of burglars who hit the Castlestone community near Nottingham Park in the White Marsh/Rosedale area this week. The suspects broke into a Castlestone home at around 11 a.m. on Monday, December 3rd. The pair were spotted in the neighborhood between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This is reportedly not the first …

New northeast middle school design presentation set for next week

The public will get a sneak peek at the region’s newest school next week. Baltimore County Public Schools will present the preliminary design for the new Northeast Area Middle School next Tuesday, October 9, at 4:30 p.m., following the meeting of the Board’s Building and Contracts committee. The presentation will be open to the public. The new school is scheduled to open …