Politics, Traffic

Councilman Marks: Digital speed sign to be installed along Eastern Avenue, safety study coming in March

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday said that safety improvements are being discussed along a busy stretch of Eastern Avenue. Councilman Marks, Middle River’s state legislators, and several stakeholders have met with Maryland State Highway Administration engineers to press for immediate and long-term improvements to the Eastern Avenue corridor in Middle River. A safety study will be completed in …


Police seek to identify pedal boat found in Middle River after storm

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking to identify the owner of a pedal boat that was located in Middle River. The boat was found after heavy rains and wind swept through the area on Tuesday night. The serial number on the boat is “LLTD1624F394. Anyone with information on this boat is asked to contact police at 410-887-0279.

Baltimore County Police to hold ‘Coffee with Captain Peach’ event in Essex on Friday

ESSEX, MD—Residents in the Essex area will be able to meet Baltimore County Police Captain Jeffrey Peach on Friday. The Baltimore County Police Department will be holding a “Coffee with Captain Peach” event on January 12, 2024 at the Essex Senior Center. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will feature Captain Peach and other officers from Precinct 11, …

Police release additional details on Middle River crash that killed Maryland Air National Guard member, elected officials respond to safety concerns

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police have released additional information on a fatal crash in Middle River that killed a Maryland Air National Guard member. At just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, officers responded to a crash that occurred in the 3000-block of Eastern Boulevard (21220). Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have determined that a Mazda CX-5 was …

Trees fall into homes, motorists stranded, residents flooded out during severe Baltimore storm

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Residents in northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County are recovering after a major rain and wind storm moved through the area on Tuesday night. Saturated ground combined with high winds caused several trees to fall, hitting homes and blocking roadways.  In the Long Green area, trees fell onto two homes causing significant structural damage (photo above and below), …

Bowleys Quarters crash damages utility pole

BOWLEYS QUARTERS, MD—Crews responded to a crash in the Bowleys Quarters are on Monday morning. The crash was reported in the area of Bowleys Quarters Road and Eastern Avenue (21220), according to Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine. A utility pole was damaged in the crash and BGE crews responded to the scene. There has been no word on …

Maryland Air National Guard member killed in Bowleys Quarters crash

UPDATE: Police have released additional information on this crash and elected officials are addressing safety concerns along this busy corridor. Original story below… BOWLEYS QUARTERS, MD—A Maryland member of the armed forces was killed in a crash in Baltimore County earlier this week. TSgt Lacy O’Neill was assigned to the 175th Security Forces Squadron Martin State Air National Guard. She …