Business, Politics

Baltimore County Council delays vote on bill that would waive fees for developers amid criticism

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously this week to delay the vote on a bill that would notify councilmembers when there is a request to waive fees for developers. In light of recent criticism of the legislation, the County Council delayed the vote until July. Back in January, the Baltimore County Inspector General released a report indicating that millions …


Events, Sci-Tech

White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association to host Litter Blitz 2022 clean-up event

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association will be hosting a clean-up event later this month as part of Litter Blitz 2022. BaltCo Litter Blitz 2022, which was announced last month, is a grassroots outreach effort that invites groups of any size in Baltimore County to “team up to tackle litter” by hosting community litter cleanups during the month of …


Questions arise after controversial ‘Gender Queer’ book surfaces at Perry Hall High School library

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Community members are asking questions after a student at Perry Hall High School was recently able to check out a controversial book. The White Marsh Cowenton Community Association reports that the student was able to check out a book from the school library entitled, “Gender Queer.” The book has recently been the subject of controversy in neighboring Virginia, as …

Flooding in White Marsh leaves residents without gas, electric service

WHITE MARSH, MD—Tropical Storm Isaias swept through Maryland quickly, but it left a lasting impression on some families in White Marsh. Homes in the 10900-block of Philadelphia Road were still “flooded out” on Wednesday. Baltimore County Storm Water Management and CSX are coordinating to resolve the issue.  CSX has reportedly identified the blockage and is working to pump the water …

Foul smell in White Marsh draws questions from local community

UPDATE: Councilwoman Cathy Bevins has responded, saying that, based on a county investigation, it was determined the source of odor was leaching at the Honeygo Reclamation Center, which may have been caused by recent heavy rains. In response, Honeygo Reclamation Center has added a liquid chemical compound (Sodium Permanganate) to address the odor. After the initial application and a brief …

White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association National Night Out to be held on August 2

The 1st annual National Night Out, presented by the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association, is right around the corner. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 11565 Philadelphia Road (corner of New Forge & Philadelphia Road). Events will include: • White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company’s Honor Guard performance of the Pledge of …