Crime, Education, Police/Fire, Traffic

New speed cameras to be activated in Parkville, Middle River, Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Baltimore County Police Department is preparing to activate new speed cameras. On Friday, July 12, authorities will activate four new speed camera locations in the following school zones: Sandalwood Elementary School, 900 block of South Marlyn Avenue (southbound); Essex Deep Creek Middle School, 1100 block of South Marlyn Avenue (northbound); Essex Immaculate Heart of Mary School, …


Business, Education, Politics

Bill allowing 200 townhomes to be built in Middle River withdrawn

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A bill that would have allowed approximately 200 townhomes to be built along Ebenezer Road in Middle River has been withdrawn. Councilwoman Cathy Bevins announced on Monday that she had withdrawn the bill. “I want to provide an update on Bill 30-19 which I introduced.” Bevins said. “After careful consideration I have decided to withdraw the …


2019 BCPS Teacher of the Year nominees announced for Eastern Zone

Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday announced the nominees for the 2019 “Eastern Zone” Teacher of the Year award. Here are this year’s nominees, listed in alphabetical order by school. Stephanie Lawson, Battle Grove Elementary Terry Flynn, Battle Monument Cindy Laue, Bear Creek Elementary Stacey Steinberg, Berkshire Elementary Diane Pfeifer, Chapel Hill Elementary Carrie Sprucebank, Charlesmont Elementary Irene Check, Chase …

Victory Villa Elementary School to cut ribbon on new replacement building

Victory Villa Elementary School Principal Margaret Roberts will be joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler to officially “cut the ribbon” on a new, $39.1 million school that replaced the existing structure. The ribbon-cutting will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10 a.m. The new school, which opened to students …

County Exec. Don Mohler to Join BCPS Superintendent Verletta White for first day of school visits

Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler and Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Verletta White will visit with new and returning students, teachers and administrators at the following schools on the first day of classes… Where and When: (all times are approximate) Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Honeygo Elementary School (9:15 a.m.) 4816 E. Joppa Road, Perry Hall 21128 Victory Villa Elementary School (10:20 …

Rosedale bank robbed, Victory Villa Elementary vandalized

Police are investigating two robberies and a vandalism incident that were reported over the weekend. At 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, an individual entered the utility room at Victory Villa Elementary School, located in the 500 block of Compass Road in Middle River (21220), and damaged copper tubing. At just before 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, an individual …

Educators from Perry Hall, Middle River, Essex among finalists for 2018 Teacher of the Year

Six dedicated, BCPS educators have been selected as finalists for 2018–19 Baltimore County Teacher of the Year. This year’s finalists are: Kimberly Burton-Regulski, Eastern Technical High. She is the department chair for mathematics, engineering, instructional technology, and computer science at Eastern Tech. She is also the innovation coordinator for her school’s Makerspace. Catherine Flanagan, Victory Villa Elementary. Flanagan is a …

Victory Villa Elementary to hold ceremonial groundbreaking for replacement school

Ground will soon be broken on a new school in Middle River. Victory Villa Elementary School Principal Margaret Roberts will be joined by BCPS Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz to break ground for a new, $39 million school to replace the existing structure. The groundbreaking will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, …