Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

County Executive Olszewski announces distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits, county testing expansion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced updates on Baltimore County’s ongoing efforts to expand access to COVID-19 testing, including plans for the distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID tests for residents and the expansion of county-run testing sites. “Expanding Baltimore County’s testing availability will help ensure residents can take every precaution to protect themselves and their loved …


Crime, Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Councilman Marks to hold town hall meeting on crime, public safety

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that his office will hold an online town hall meeting to discuss crime control and public safety. He will be joined by the three police captains from the Fifth District and State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger. The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom information …


Perry Hall fire station captain retires after 33-year career

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A longtime Baltimore County firefighter has retired. Captain Terry “Harpo” Berkeridge announced his retirement from the Baltimore County Fire Department following a 33-year career. After serving as captain of the Perry Hall fire station for the past 20 years, Captain Berkeridge has hung up his gear. Captain Berkeridge was also a lifetime member of the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company. …

Attempted bank robbery reported on Belair Road

UPDATE: Sources confirm to NottinghamMD.com that this robbery occurred at M&T Bank. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are on the scene of an attempted bank robbery in the Nottingham area. The incident was reported at around 3:30 p.m. on Monday at a bank in the 8600-block of Belair Road (21236) near Slater Avenue, according to Councilman David Marks. The …

BCPS to resume in-person learning on January 3, Councilman Marks applauds decision

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will resume in-person learning on January 3, Superintendent Darryl Williams announced on Thursday. With cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant rising across the state, the Maryland State Department of Education had, this week, urged schools to resume in-person learning after the holiday break and Baltimore County Councilman David Marks issued a statement echoing this sentiment. “With …

Councilman Marks: Do everything possible to keep public schools open

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday issued the following statement urging Baltimore County Public Schools to remain open in January: “As an educator, I saw firsthand the impacts of long-term virtual learning on our kids. Kids belong in classrooms. “We need to do everything possible to keep public schools open, and only shut down buildings where there are …

Councilman Marks: Deer crossing signs coming to Seven Courts Drive

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that deer crossing signs will soon be installed along the Seven Courts Drive. “I would really like to thank the Department of Public Works for taking action to address the problem of deer crashes along this corridor,” said Councilman Marks. “Deer often cross Seven Courts Drive as they move through the …

Police identify victims in double-fatal, wrong way Belair Road crash

KINGSVILLE, MD—Police have identified the victims in last weekend’s double-fatal crash on Belair Road. At just after 12:15 a.m. on Friday night/Saturday morning, officers responded to Belair Road at Sheradale Drive for a report of a crash.  Investigators have determined that a 2020 Toyota RAV4, operated by 30-year-old Sunil Baraili, was traveling southbound on Belair Road. Maurice Harris, 47, was …