Police/Fire

Two rescued after boat capsizes in Gunpowder River

KINGSVILLE, MD—Two people were rescued in the Gunpowder River on Friday afternoon. At around 3:15 p.m., a 14-foot vessel capsized, prompting an open water rescue. The incident occurred in the Kingsville/Joppa area, according to authorities. Two individual were pulled from the water, but there has been no word on any injuries. Advertisement Featured


Health, Politics, Weather

Sanitary sewer overflow reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—A sanitary sewer has overflowed in the 2400-block of Cub Hill Road this weekend following heavy rains and flooding, according to Councilman David Marks. A ten-inch diameter line ruptured, causing a large overflow discharging into a tributary of the Gunpowder River. The overflow was reported by a resident and Bureau of Utility crews responded. Councilman Marks says a contractor …


Fall foliage season hits 2020 peak in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—This week’s Fall Foliage Report from the Maryland Department of Natural resources indicates that the Baltimore area is “at peak,” as this season continues to bring on the best fall colors Maryland has seen in at least six years. From Ranger Angela Crenshaw, Gunpowder Falls State Park: “Over the river and through the woods to the Little Gunpowder Falls …

Fall foliage season nears 2020 peak in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—If you’ve been waiting to go out and take a peek at the fall foliage in Baltimore County, don’t wait much longer. This week’s Fall Foliage Report from the Maryland Department of Natural resources indicates that the Baltimore area is “near peak,” as this season continues to bring on the best fall color Maryland has seen in years. At …

Boy Scout Troop cleans up Carney watershed

CARNEY, MD—Summer storms have brought a large amount of debris into places like the Jennifer Branch of the Gunpowder River. Over the weekend, Boy Scout Troop 124, which is based out of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Carney, got busy! “Many thanks to the Scouts from Troop 124 who led a trash collection effort this weekend- Gabe Tomko, Ben …

Baltimore County, City lead proposed national class action settlement with Monsanto

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Last week, the City of Baltimore and Baltimore County, along with eleven other governmental entities across the country, announced a proposed nationwide class action settlement with Monsanto Company, Pharmacia, LLC, and Solutia, Inc., for $550 million, resolving PCB water contamination claims for a proposed class of 2,528 governmental entities nationwide. “This national resolution will empower nearly 2,000 cities, …

Haunted locations near Nottingham: Fact or fiction?

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Halloween seems like the perfect time to take a look at some of the allegedly-haunted locations in and around the Nottingham area. Are there any?  Is there any truth to the rumors?  We decided to take a closer look. Perry Hall Mansion The historic Perry Hall Mansion may or may not be haunted, depending upon whom you ask. The …

County begins Lower Gunpowder at Seven Courts stream restoration project

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County has initiated the Lower Gunpowder at Seven Courts stream restoration project. A community meeting had been held in October 2016 to discuss the project. Baltimore County will be restoring approximately 5,000 linear feet of degraded stream and habitat from Naygall Road to India Avenue along a tributary of the Lower Gunpowder River. The tributary crosses …