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Parkville snowman suffers 2020 meltdown

PARKVILLE, MD—A familiar sight graced drivers along Perring Parkway in Parkville this weekend. The iconic snowman at the intersection of Perring Parkway and Putty Hill Avenue has returned, although he looks a bit different this year. Every year, the snowman mysteriously makes an appearance at the busy Parkville intersection on Christmas Day, regardless of the weather. This year, the snowman …


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Belair Road shut down due to crash in Fullerton

UPDATE: Belair Road has now been shut down in both directions. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon crash in Nottingham/Fullerton. The crash was reported at just after 1 p.m. at the intersection of Belair Road and Putty Hill Avenue (21236). All northbound lanes along northbound Belair Road are shut down at Putty …


Parkville tobacco shop burglarized, Home Depot robbed

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 8:45 a.m. on Friday, December 4, the Home Depot in the 2500-block of Cleanleigh Drive (21234) was robbed of cash by an individual who implied a firearm. At just after 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, three individuals pried open the door of …

Burglary reported at Parkville church

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating after a Parkville church was burglarized this week. Sometime between 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, and 1 a.m. on Monday, November 16, an individual broke into St. Ursula Catholic Church. The church is located in the 8800-block of Harford Road (21234) at the corner of Harford Road and Putty Hill Avenue. The suspect stole two …

Perring Parkway shut down due to Parkville crash

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash in Parkville. The crash was reported at just before 3:45 p.m. along southbound Perring Parkway just past Putty Hill Avenue. Five vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. All lanes along Perring Parkway are shut down south of Putty Hill Avenue. There has been no word on any injuries. …

Police visit local churches as part of first annual Faith and Blue weekend [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department visited local churches this weekend as part of the first annual Faith and Blue weekend. Faith and Blue is based on the premise that strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding and that neighborhoods thrive when faith-based organizations and law enforcement work together to make communities safer and stronger. “COVID-19 …

Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 1st annual ‘Faith & Blue’ weekend

UPDATE: Photos from the weekend visits can be viewed here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has announced that it will be participating in the first annual Faith and Blue weekend, to be held October 9-12. This event is supported by most major national law enforcement groups and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. Chief …

Councilman Marks: Putty Hill Avenue bridge to be reconstructed in 2021

PARKVILLE, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday provided an update on the reconstruction of the Putty Hill Avenue bridge in the Parkville area. Tree-trimming work is being performed in preparation of the utility relocation efforts that will be required prior to the start of construction. These relocation activities in late 2020 and early 2021. Once the utility relocations are …