Business, Education

Public hearing scheduled for BCPS operating budget

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (snow date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020) to seek the community’s input concerning the proposed fiscal year 2021 operating budget. The Board is expected to approve the proposed operating budget request on February 25, 2020. Sign-up for those members of the …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police seek to identify Towson hit-and-run vehicle

TOWSON, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run on New Year’s Eve. At just before 7:30 p.m. on December 31, police responded to the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue for a report of a pedestrian who had been struck. The pedestrian, an adult male, was transported to …


BCPS to hold Teacher Job Fair in January

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools, the 25th largest school system in the nation, will be hosting a Teacher Job Fair for talented, highly qualified educators interested in joining Team BCPS. The school system is recruiting for all teacher positions. Benefits include health insurance, dental and vision plans, retirement plans, and paid leave. The job fair will be held on Monday, …

Councilman Marks honors Fifth District Citizens of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that several individuals and groups would be honored as Fifth District Citizens of the Year. In Towson, they include Lorrie Geiss for her leadership of the Towson Communities Alliance; John Rinehart, for his work as Vice President of the Towson Communities Alliance and in the Rodgers Forge neighborhood; Scott McGovern, retiring …

Overlea High School certified as One Love Champion for promoting healthy relationships

OVERLEA, MD—The One Love Foundation has certified Dulaney, Hereford, Overlea, and Towson high schools as Champion Schools in recognition of their commitment, during the 2018-2019 school year, to healthy relationship education. One Love, a national nonprofit, provides relationship health education through workshops, curriculum, and peer-to-peer discussions. Each school implements One Love in its own way. In addition to monthly meetings, …

Baltimore County encourages residents to shop locally with free parking over Thanksgiving weekend [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County is making local shopping easier this holiday season with two hours of free metered and pay station parking. Parking will be free at over 1,500 meters and pay stations throughout Baltimore County over Thanksgiving weekend, November 28 to December 1. There also will be free parking from December 21 to December 25. In a video released on …

Towson Town Center evacuated after car strikes gas line

UPDATE 3: Units have cleared the scene and Towson Town Center is once again open for business. UPDATE 2: Authorities say one person has been transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. UPDATE: A second alarm has been sounded and the Towson roundabout has also been shut down… —— TOWSON, MD—Towson Town Center was evacuated on Sunday morning due …

51 BCPS students selected for All-County Honors Dance Ensembles

TOWSON, MD—Fifty-one dance students from 17 Baltimore County public schools have been named to the BCPS High School and Middle School All-County Honors Dance Ensembles for the 2019-2020 school year. “We are thrilled to see our All-County ensembles continue to grow and strengthen with the addition of more dance programs in our middle and high schools,” said Sonia Synkowski, BCPS …