Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department warning residents of police impersonation phone scam

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam that is being reported in the area. Authorities say they are receiving reports of residents being contacted by scammers claiming to be Baltimore County police officers. The scammers then say they are collecting on a legal judgment. They provide a local phone number for an actual police …


Events, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests on Saturday

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Saturday, January 21 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring continued readiness …


Olszewski announces 2023 series of Baltimore County budget town hall meetings

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced his fifth annual series of signature town hall meetings to hear from constituents about their ideas and priorities for the County’s FY24 budget. Seven meetings, one for each Council district, will provide a forum for public discussion focused on future budget priorities and ensure that community members have the opportunity to …

Gas prices rise again as oil continues to rally

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the third straight week, the nation’s average gas price has increased, rising 2.5 cents from a week ago to $3.28 per gallon this week, 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 up 14.9 cents from a month ago and 2.2 …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of January 16

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral …

Knifepoint robberies reported in Rosedale, assault leads to arrest in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, a known individual entered a residence in the 3300-block of Iris Lane in Middle River (21220) after assaulting the occupants. The suspect was arrested at the location. At around 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, an individual …

Board of Education action to study northeast high school site falls short by one vote

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new high school is planned to address school overcrowding in northeastern Baltimore County. The catch? It’s not really in the northeast. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Board of Education of Baltimore County, Fifth District Board Member Julie Henn introduced a motion to pause finalizing the location of a planned new northeast area high school at the present, …