Police/Fire

Smoke odor, haze fills Baltimore skies following overnight fire at recycling plant

HALETHORPE, MD—Many Baltimore County residents are waking up to the smell of smoke on Thanksgiving morning. The Baltimore County Fire Department reports that a fire broke out at a recycling plant in Halethorpe early Thursday morning. The blaze broke out at around 2:30 a.m. at a plant in the 2200-block of Halethorpe Farms Road. Crews are continuing to work to …


Events, Health, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County to hold one-day household hazardous waste collection event

HALETHORPE, MD—On Sunday, November 7, Baltimore County residents may bring household hazardous waste (HHW) items to a one-day collection event scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Western Acceptance Facility, located at 3310 Transway Road in Halethorpe. The event is being held by the Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management in cooperation with the police and fire …


Nottingham man nabs winning $30K Md. Lottery scratch-off

A good deed paid off with a $30,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off prize for one Nottingham man, who often buys instant tickets while running errands for his grandfather. The happy 21-year-old winner claimed the first top prize on the $3 Ca$hingo game. Calling himself “Saint Casanova,” a nickname from his college days, the winner said days passed after his lucky purchase …