Business, Politics, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County, BGE to bring electric vehicle charging stations to Perry Hall, Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In the latest effort to promote sustainability, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company on Monday announced a partnership to install 28 electric vehicle charging stations on public sites across Baltimore County. “Expanding access to EV chargers in public locations across Baltimore County will be essential in supporting our long-term efforts to increase the number …


Police/Fire

Police searching for missing Carney girl

CARNEY, MD—Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been reported missing from the Carney area. Na’Kiya Grays was last seen on Sunday afternoon in the 2100-block of Cider Mill Road (21234). Na’Kiya is known to have friends in the Towson area. Anyone with information on Na’Kiya Grays’ whereabouts is asked to dial 911 or call police at 410-307-2020. Advertisement …


Apartment fire reported in Carney

UPDATE: The Baltimore County Fire Department reports that the fire is now out. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday afternoon apartment fire in Carney. The fire was reported at around 2:15 p.m. in the unit block of Teacher Court (21234). Arriving units found smoke inside of a 3-story apartment. Crews are working to …

BCPS announces meal distribution changes beginning Monday, March 1

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Some Baltimore County Public Schools students will begin attending classes in their school buildings during the week of March 1st. To facilitate the Phase I and Phase II hybrid instruction model, the school system will modify its meal distribution program beginning on Monday. Under this new plan, school officials say all elementary school students who opted for in-person …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate drops below 4%, hospitalizations fall to less than 1,000

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and total hospitalizations continued to decline over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, February 26, 2021, there have been 380,436 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 7,804,095 tests, including more …

BROOD X: 17-year cicadas to re-emerge in Maryland this spring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Brood X is coming.  For the first time in nearly two decades, the 17-year locusts (actually, cicadas) are set to return to Maryland this spring. Trillions of the noisy creatures will begin to emerge from the ground in mid-May and stick around through late June.  They typically begin to make their way upward once the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees …

Perry Hall, Parkville High School students named 2021 Champions of Courage grand prize winners

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Ava Wehr of Perry Hall High School and Breanna Pompey of Parkville High School were honored as first- and second-place winners, respectively, in the 34th Annual Champions of Courage Black History Month Essay Competition. Wehr received a $200 scholarship, and in her honor, Perry Hall High received a $200 award. Pompey was awarded a $150 scholarship, and Parkville High …

Water main break reported in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—A water main in the Parkville area has left several residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter main has ruptured in the 9800-block of Summit Avenue (21234). Approximately 100 water services are currently out. Crews are on the scene and making repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area.