Crime, Police/Fire

Parkville business robbed, vehicle stolen in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, an individual broke into several storage containers in the area of Pfeffers Road at Bradshaw Road in Kingsville (21087). The suspect stole heavy-duty equipment and diesel gas. Sometime between midnight at …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Route 7 closed in Joppa due to downed tree

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on scene of a downed tree across the road blocking all lanes of Philadelphia Road in Joppa. The incident was reported at just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday. Route 7 is currently shut down between Bradshaw Road in Kingsville and Joppa Farm Road in Joppa, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Motorists should use an alternate …


Fall Festival returns to Hawks Hollow Farm in October

KINGSVILLE, MD—After a two-year hiatus, Hawks Hollow Farm will be holding its 2022 Fall Festival in October. The event will take place 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23. The festival will feature pony rides, a petting zoo, vendors, and much more. Additional information can be found on Facebook here, at http://www.hawkshollowfarm.com, or in …

House fire reported in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday morning house fire in Kingsville. The fire was reported at around 9:45 a.m. in the 11700-block of Reynolds Road. Units arrived to find a residential garage fully involved in fire. Several local fire companies are on the scene and Bradshaw Road has been shut down. Motorists should avoid the area. Photo …

St. Stephen School Annual Carnival returns to Kingsville this month

KINGSVILLE, MD—An annual tradition returns to Kingsville next week. The St. Stephen School annual carnival will be held 6:00 – 11:00 p.m. on June 16, 17, and 18.  The event will feature rides, games, pit beef, fried dough, live music, a beer truck, and more. “Ride all night” wristbands cost $30 per night. Discount wristband vouchers are now being sold for …

Raphel Road overpass at I-95 to be closed for reconstruction

KINGSVILLE, MD—Beginning mid-February, the Raphel Road overpass at Interstate 95 will be closed for reconstruction, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Wednesday. The overpass is scheduled to reopen by the end of 2022. Raphel Road will be closed from Monday, February 21st through Tuesday, November 1st. During construction, all traffic will be detoured to the Bradshaw Road overpass. Access to …

1,300-pound horse rescued in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews used some special equipment to rescue a horse in Kingsville on Wednesday. At around 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, personnel from the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 7600-block of Bradshaw Road. At the scene, units arrived to find a 1,300-pound horse on its side and unable to get up. With the assistance the personnel and equipment …