Business, Politics

Councilman Marks to recommend downzoning Fullerton lot containing historic Dowden Chapel

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks will recommend that the lot containing a historic chapel in Overlea/Fullerton be downzoned. Tucked off of Ridge Road is Dowden Chapel, which was built around 1849. Dowden Chapel and Cemetery is a unique 19th century church that also served as a school. Deeded to five African-American Trustees by Nicholas Gatch in 1853, the intent was to …


Business, Politics

Councilman Marks moves to block commercial development on Ridge Road

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that he will move to block commercial development at Perry Hall Boulevard and Ridge and Gumspring Roads in the south Perry Hall area. Councilman Marks will oppose an expansion of commercial zoning from the old Siefert’s Florist property, now a marijuana dispensary, to the two acres at the corner of …


Nottingham market sells winning $50,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland Lottery winners won or claimed more than $30.1 million in the seven days ending July 19, with a total of 42 tickets worth $10,000 or more that were sold or claimed during that span. Officials say a winning $50,000 Magic 8 Ball Bingo scratch-off was sold at Paul’s Market, located at 4571 Ridge Road in Nottingham.  The prize …

Winning $100,000 lottery ticket sold in Parkville; $50,000 ticket sold in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It was a big week in lottery winnings in and around the Nottingham area. Maryland Lottery players claimed or won more than $36.4 million in the past week, including 10 scratch-off prizes of $100,000 each on tickets sold across the state of Maryland. A total of 78 tickets worth $10,000 or more were claimed or sold in the seven …

Dunfield residence, Rosedale pharmacy burglarized; robbery reported in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 and 2 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, an individual entered a residence in the unit block of Aven Way (21236) via an unlocked window and stole property. At just before 2:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, an individual …

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 …

Attempted robbery reported at Subway, Parkville home burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28, an individual entered a home in the unit block of Fitzgerald Court in Parkville (21234) via an unlocked, second floor, balcony glass sliding door. The suspect stole various items before leaving. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, …