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Baltimore County Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held Friday

Baltimore County’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the downtown Towson shopping district at Olympian Park, located at the corner of Allegheny Avenue and the traffic circle. This year’s festivities will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on a fire truck, free hot chocolate and cookies, …


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Chesapeake High, Towson High students named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

TOWSON, MD — Heather Howard of Chesapeake High School and Mofeed Najib of Towson High School are among the 1,896 students just named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists. Howard, Najib, and the other semifinalists were selected – based on their leadership, academics, and service – from among the more than 95,000 students who applied from across the nation. Forty Maryland students …


Loch Raven High School to host memorial soccer game in honor of Officer Amy Caprio

A local high school will host a memorial soccer game in honor of a slain police officer. Officer Amy Caprio was slain while on duty in the Perry Hall area in May. Loch Raven High School will host a memorial soccer game vs. Parkville High School on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. Advertisement Officer Caprio was a 2006 graduate of …

Councilman Marks receives award from land preservation group

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has received the Green Jacket Award from NeighborSpace of Baltimore County, a non-profit organization that protects green space in some of the jurisdiction’s most urbanized areas. NeighborSpace of Baltimore County presented the award at a ceremony on Sunday, September 30, at Adelaide Bentley Park in east Towson. Eight parks have advanced in the Fifth District since …

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 2018-2019 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 …

Don Mohler sworn in as Baltimore County Executive

Don Mohler was sworn in as Baltimore County Executive on Tuesday morning. Mohler was officially sworn in as the thirteenth Baltimore County Executive by Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Court, at the Towson courthouse. Mohler was unanimously elected to fill the void left by the sudden passing of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz at age 60 earlier this month. Mohler had …