Health, Traffic

Perry Hall water main break leaves over 100 residents without water

PERRY HALL, MD—A water main break in the Perry Hall area has left several residents without water. Officials say a 12-inch main ruptured on Wednesday in the 5100-block of Silver Spring Road (21128). Approximately 125 services and 10 hydrants are currently without service. Repairs are in progress but no ETA on restoration has yet been provided. Motorists should use caution …


Education, Police/Fire

Perry Hall High School evacuated due to gas leak

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Perry Hall High School was evacuated on Wednesday morning due to a gas leak. The incident was reported at around 10 a.m. on November 30th. Students and staff were safely evacuated but have since returned to the building and will remain until the end of the day. Perry Hall Middle School is assisting with the transportation of food that …


Victim in fatal White Marsh house fire identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The female victim who died in a fatal White Marsh house fire earlier this month has been identified. Amanda Nicole Altman, 41, of the unit block of Wolf Trap Court (21236), perished in the November 20 blaze at the same address. Three adjacent townhomes also suffered damage in the fire, which broke out at just before 4 a.m. that …

Perry Hall church vandalized, burglarized; man sets vehicle on fire in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At around 3 a.m. on Friday, November 25, an individual brandished a folding pocket knife during an argument in the 1300-block of Taylor Avenue in Hillendale (21234). At just before 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, a known individual burglarized a place of worship located in …

Six-car crash shuts down portion of Belair Road

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Monday evening crash in Kingsville. The crash was reported at around 6 p.m. in the 12600-block of Belair Road. Six vehicles were involved in the crash, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, one of which may be on fire in the woods. Northbound Route 1 has been shut down. …

2022 Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum Holiday Plane and Train Garden is now open

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum’s 9th annual Plane and Train Garden is now open. The attraction displays skillfully crafted train garden displays that feature various local sites, including Bengies Drive-In, Marshy Point Nature Center, the Washington Monument, Fort McHenry, and more.  Admission is free. This year, the Holiday Garden has moved to a larger venue at …

Gas prices fall to lowest levels since February

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the third straight week, the nation’s average gas price has declined, falling 12.4 cents from a week ago to $3.52 per gallon on Monday according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 22.7 cents from a month ago and 14.1 …

Baltimore County Police Department launches Safe Space initiative

TOWSON, MD—In an effort to further the Baltimore County Police Department’s commitment to the safety and welfare of all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) residents and visitors, BCoPD is launching a Safe Space Initiative. Under the program, community members, businesses, schools, and organizations have the opportunity to visibly display a distinguishable “Safe Space” decal. The posted …