Baltimore County Police to monitor sex offenders on Halloween

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Police will be keeping an eye on sex offenders who are not allowed to have contact with children this Halloween. A “no contact order,” in effect, prohibits offenders from handing out candy to children on Halloween. Only about 10 percent of registered sex offenders in Baltimore County have one as part of their probation. Officers in marked […]

NHTSA offers Halloween safety tips for drivers, pedestrians, and party hosts

BALTIMORE, MD—Each year, Halloween is traditionally celebrated with trick-or-treating and parties — and candy and drinks. Unfortunately, the night often includes drunk drivers on the streets. Here are some tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to keep Halloween safe. Safety Tips for Drivers Be alert for trick-or-treaters on Halloween. Slow down and continue to scan the road in […]

Boumi Shriners Haunted House returns to Rosedale this October

ROSEDALE, MD—The Boumi Shriners once again have something spook-tacular cooked up for Halloween. The third annual Boumi Shriners Haunted House returns to Rosedale beginning October 13, 2023. The haunted house will take place October 13-15, 20-22, and 27-29…Fridays & Saturdays 7:00-10:00 p.m. and Sundays 7:00-9:00 p.m. Admission is $12 per person and the attraction is recommended for ages 10 and […]

Baltimore County Police Department provides Halloween safety tips [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is offering some safety tips for Halloween. For residents planning to go door-to-door trick-or-treating, police would like families to keep the following information in mind: Encourage children to trick-or-treat with a group, and before dark. After dark, an adult chaperone should carry a flashlight and choose well-lighted streets. Wear costumes that are short, snug […]

Police to target impaired, distracted driving through Halloween

PIKESVILLE, MD—As children get their costumes ready, Maryland State Police say additional troopers will be deployed throughout the state to concentrate enforcement efforts on impaired driving and other dangerous driving behaviors including speeding and aggressive & distracted driving. Extra enforcement efforts are being funded by highway safety grants from the Maryland Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office to ensure added […]

Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library announces Tales of the Dead contest winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Library challenged writers of all ages to write original horror stories with a “Moonlit Masquerade” theme in its Tales of the Dead Short Horror Story Contest. Six winners were chosen, and for the first time ever, one of the winners isn’t local. The winner of the Over 21 category, Carrie Donovan, lives in Germany. The Tales […]