Middle River fisherman earns FishMaryland’s seventh Master Angler Award

BALTIMORE, MD—A Middle River man has become the latest angler to win a prestigious award from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Zeljko Koretic has earned a Master Angler Milestone Award under the Maryland DNR’s FishMaryland program. The award recognizes recreational anglers who catch ten different species of fish in Maryland at trophy-size length. Koretic is the seventh Master Angler […]

Federal Railroad Administration awards $30 million to replace 110-year-old MARC train tracks on Gunpowder River Bridge

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore applauded this week’s announcement of nearly $7 billion in awards from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration for Maryland projects that will make Amtrak and MARC rail service safer, faster, more reliable and more convenient for passengers. The projects, in Baltimore City and Baltimore, Harford, and Cecil counties, were selected through the Biden Administration’s […]

Brush fire reported in Kingsville

UPDATE: At just after 12:45 p.m., the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported that most of the fire had been extinguished, however a separate fire has been reported near Belair Road.  Crews are investigating. Original story below… KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a brush fire in the Kingsville area. The fire was reported at around mid-day on Thursday […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Addressing Development Concerns and Preserving our Waterways

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. As you may have read, there are significant local concerns over the 1,000 plus new apartments coming to the White Marsh area. Many residents in Eastern Baltimore County are witnessing a sprawling development taking place along Route 1, Route 43, and beyond. Much of the rural character […]

BCPS students organizing 3rd annual Tributary Festival to benefit Chesapeake Bay Foundation

TOWSON, MD—A group of Towson High School students are organizing The 2023 Tributary Festival, a third annual music festival to benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, September 9, from 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Patriot Plaza in downtown Towson, as part of the Towson Chamber of Commerce’s Towson Fall Festival. Scheduled performers […]

Gunpowder Riverkeeper reaches proposed settlement with EPA on PCBs in the Gunpowder River, Bush River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator’s March 18, 2022, memorandum regarding “Consent Decrees and Settlement Agreements to resolve Environmental Claims Against the Agency,” a proposed settlement has been reached that would resolve Gunpowder Riverkeeper v. Regan, et al., No. 1:20–cv–02063 (D.D.C.). On July 29, 2020, Gunpowder Riverkeeper filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the […]

Surveyors studying erosion along Lower Gunpowder in Seven Oaks environmental protection area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—County surveyors are surveying the Lower Gunpowder tributary at the Seven Oaks environmental protection area, Councilman David Marks reported on Tuesday morning. Currently, surveyors are merely assessing conditions. “This area was targeted for study due to the number and extent of headcuts – spots of extreme streambed erosion – that are impacting the network of tributaries within the environmental […]

Police: Missing hiker last seen at Pot Rocks

UPDATE: Police say Tyler has been located. Original story below… ——- KINGSVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County say a missing hiker was last seen in Kingsville. Tyler Fitts, 24, is 5’10” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was last seen at around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening at Big Gunpowder Falls State Park off of Belair Road walking back from Pot […]