Business, Sci-Tech, Weather

BGE ready ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. BALTIMORE, MD—With Tropical Storm Isaias making its way up the eastern seaboard, BGE’s full emergency response organization is ready. Employees and local contractors have inspected equipment, reviewed procedures and assembled staffing plans to ensure around-the-clock support to respond to potential impacts from the storm. BGE is closely monitoring the path of …


Health, Traffic

Water main break reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—A water main break in White Marsh has left some residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter water main has broken at 10506 Vincent Farm Lane (21162). Thirty customers and one hydrant are out of service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Story continues …


Governor Hogan extends prohibition on utility shut-offs through September 1

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order meant to help residents as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new order extends the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and internet, through September 1st. The full order can …

Water main break reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—A water main break in the Carney area has left several residents without service. The break was reported in the area of Greenleaf Road at Ridgely Avenue (21234). About 100 customers and eight hydrants are out of service on Orbitan Court, Rader Court, Primrose Court, Hyacinth Court, Greenleaf Road, and Ridgely Road, according to Councilman David Marks. There has …

Governor Hogan signs Executive Order extending prohibition on utility shut-offs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Tuesday morning, Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order meant to help residents as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new order extends the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and internet, through August 1st. The full order …

City DPW shuts off water for the day in Perry Hall neighborhood in 90-degree weather

UPDATE: Councilman Marks will be introducing legislation to address this issue going forward. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Residents and elected officials are upset after the Department of Public Works shut off the water in one Nottingham-area neighborhood on a hot day. DPW shut off the water in the area of Seven Courts Drive at Hoban Court in the Seven …

Gov. Hogan signs Executive Orders extending prohibition on utility shut-offs, expanding services by state-licensed breweries & wineries

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Friday morning, Governor Larry Hogan signed two new Executive Orders meant to help residents and small businesses as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the first Executive Order, Governor Hogan extended the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and …

Baltimore County Police Department offers tips to avoid online COVID-19 scams

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In recent weeks, there has been an increase in online scams related to COVID-19. These scams use phishing techniques in an attempt to steal personal information and money from victims. The Baltimore County Police Department is providing the following safety tips to help residents navigate COVID-19 information online safely. Never Click an Unfamiliar Link A common trick scammers use …