Baltimore County Police Department to conduct underwater training exercise in Middle River this week

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will be conducting an underwater training exercise in Middle River this week. The Baltimore County Police Underwater Recovery Team is scheduled to conduct a “downed aircraft” scenario in Frog Mortar Creek, near Martin State Airport. The department requests that all mariners to be cautious and watch for divers in the area while passing […]

Crews respond after canoe capsizes in Gunpowder Falls

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews responded after a canoe capsized off of Cromwell Bridge Road on Saturday morning. At just before 11 a.m. on February 3, units from Providence Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to Gunpowder Falls near McFaul’s IronHorse Tavern for a report of a capsized canoe. A special operations team was able to retrieve the vessel. The boater was uninjured. Photo […]

2023 Middle River Lighted Boat Parade route, details announced

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Middle River Parade of Lighted Boats returns this year and the parade route for 2023 has been announced. This year’s parade will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023. The Middle River Lighted Boat parade is the largest lighted boat parade in the Mid-Atlantic and is now the fifth-largest in the U.S. Organizers recommend making reservations early […]

2023 Middle River Parade Of Lighted Boats date announced

UPDATE: The 2023 parade route has been announced. Original story below… MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A festive annual tradition will return in November. The 2023 edition of the Middle River Lighted Boat Parade will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Early registration is now open. The Middle River Lighted Boat parade is the largest lighted boat parade in the Mid-Atlantic and […]

Governor Moore announces $13.5 million in Maryland Waterway Improvement Funds

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Funds. Baltimore County will receive around $365,000. The funds will support new and improved public boating access facilities, dredging of navigable public waterways, emergency vessels and equipment for local first responders, and other important infrastructure and initiatives. “Investing in […]

Baltimore County celebrates completion of new boat ramp at Merritt Point Park

DUNDALK, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and the Department of Recreation and Parks on Tuesday announced the completion of a new boat ramp at Merritt Point Park in Dundalk, which will provide enhanced accessibility for residents and offer a new soft launch for kayaks and canoes to improve access for a wide range of water and paddle sports. “This boat […]

Maryland Natural Resources Police seek to identify abandoned kayak found in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Maryland Natural Resources Police are attempting to identify an abandoned kayak that was found in Middle River. At around 4 p.m. on March 12, officers located an 8-foot Tropic II Islander kayak near the Middle River Yacht club. Thus far, authorities have been unable to find any identifying information. Anyone who has any information on this kayak is […]