Emergency Response, Government, Traffic

DPW: water main repaired, Belair Road still closed

OVERLEA, MD – A busy Overlea thoroughfare remained closed on Tuesday morning in the wake of a major water main break. The Department of Public Works says that the water main has now been repaired along Belair Road. BGE has also repaired the gas line that was damaged as a result of the rupture. Water service should be restored shortly …


Government, Traffic

Belair Road shut down in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD – Commuters in the Overlea area should be aware of an important road closure. At about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, the Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions between Northern Parkway and Taylor Avenue. The closure is due to an water main break at the scene. The Department of Public …


Rising BCPS seniors invited to participate in summer college boot camps

TOWSON, MD – This summer, BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2019-2020 school year) are invited to participate in free regional or school-specific Summer College Boot Camps. Each camp will vary, but all will offer information and resources on the process of selecting and applying to a college and applying for financial aid. Some camps …

Police investigating two robberies, burglary

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating two robberies and a burglary that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 7 and 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday June 4, an individual entered a home in the 1800-block of Wycliffe Road in Parkville (21234) via an unlocked door. Once inside, the suspect ransacked the house and stole a suitcase and coins from …

LAST HURRAH: PHHS principal recognized at retirement send-off

PERRY HALL, MD – A retiring local high school principal was honored on Tuesday in Nottingham. Councilman David Marks and BCPS Board Member Julie Henn recognized Andrew Last at his retirement party on Tuesday evening. Last has served as principal at Perry Hall High School for the past five years and is retiring from Baltimore County Public Schools. “I have …

BCPS students honored at 33rd Annual High School Art Exhibit

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools students earned honors at the awards reception for the 33rd Annual High School Art Exhibit, held at the Rosenberg Gallery at Goucher College. The students recognized at the May 31 exhibit reception and their respective high schools and awards are: Laubheimer Awards (named after the late James Laubheimer, former BCPS coordinator of art) …