Business, Education, Politics

Proposal for new homes in Middle River draws criticism

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Instead of a proposed new sports complex in Middle River, local residents could get something else entirely. Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ Bill No. 52-19 to construct a new sports complex along Campbell Boulevard passed through the Baltimore County Council’s legislative session back in November. Now, however, it seems a proposal is on the table to build 82 single family …


Education, Politics

Board of Education to hear Perry Hall Middle overcrowding relief proposals

PERRY HALL, MD – The construction of the new Nottingham-area middle school has been delayed indefinitely ever since the state senate failed to pass a school construction initiative earlier this year. In the wake of this decision, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and BCPS Board Member Julie Henn have requested alternative relief options for the overcrowded conditions at Perry Hall …


BCPS school libraries offer summer hours, activities

NOTTINGHAM, MD — School is out for summer (mostly), but many Baltimore County public school libraries are still in. This year, several local Baltimore County Public Schools elementary school libraries are offering special summer hours during which students can check out books, write stories, use computers, and engage in makerspace and other activities. Here are summer hours at BCPS school …

Vehicle registered to sex offender spotted outside White Marsh elementary school

UPDATE: Officials have issued a follow-up statement indicating that the vehicle in question did NOT belong to a registered sex offender… “Dear Parents and Guardians, This is Principal Bender calling from Vincent Farm Elementary School. Earlier this afternoon, parents were notified of an investigation into a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot at Vincent Farm Elementary School. It was initially …

Proposed boundary hearing scheduled for new Northeast Elementary School

As NottinghamMD first reported earlier this month, the Baltimore County Board of Education will hold a public hearing to seek input concerning proposed boundary lines for the new Northeast Elementary School on Joppa Road. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Perry Hall Middle School, 4300 Ebenezer Road, Baltimore, Maryland, 21236. In the …

BCPS to hold public boundary study hearing in Perry Hall

Could it be time for the boundaries for public elementary schools in northeastern Baltimore County to change? On Monday, the Board of Education of Baltimore County will receive, for consideration and approval, a report from the Northeast Area Elementary Community Boundary Study Committee recommending boundary changes to schools in the region to help relieve overcrowding. The recommendation, known as “Option …

Public meeting to be held to discuss new Northeast-area elementary school boundary options

The committee charged with considering boundary change options for the new Northeast-area elementary school community will host a public information session to share options for revised attendance boundaries. Meeting attendees will learn about the boundary change process, review data used to develop the options, and speak directly to committee members. The options for revised attendance areas will be shared online, …

Budget FY2018: What’s in it for northeastern Baltimore County?

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz submitted a $3.15 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 on Thursday. The new county budget will provide many positive initiatives that will help the citizens of northeastern Baltimore County. Initiatives include $500,000 for improvements to Double Rock Park, $800,000 for turf fields at Perry Hall High School, and $4 million for the dredging of the …