Business, Crime

BGE warns of door-to-door scammers

BGE is warning local residents to be on alert for scammers. The company says utility imposters may knock on doors offering discounts on electric bills. Advertisement “We are a regulated utility and we cannot offer discounts on our rates,” said BGE officials. “Also, we’ll never ask for your choice ID numbers on your bill.” To shop authorized suppliers, BGE customers can visit https://www.bge.com/MyAccount/MyService/Pages/MySupplierOptions.aspx.


Parkville High closing at 12:30 p.m. due to water main break

A local high school is closing early on Thursday due to a water main break. Advertisement Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that Parkville High School will be closing at 12:30 p.m. All afternoon and evening activities at the school have also been cancelled. There has been no word on when repairs would be completed on the ruptured main.

Water main break reported near Parkville

A water main break near Parkville is affecting many local residents. The Department of Public Works reports that a twelve-inch diameter main has ruptured in the 1200-block of Linkside Drive in the Hillendale community near Parkville (21234). Thirty residents and two hydrants are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area.