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BGE to hold virtual public hearing on replacement of Carney transmission line

CARNEY, MD—BGE on Wednesday announced that a virtual information public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 20, 2021, to discuss replacing a Carney transmission line. At the meeting, officials will provide information and receive comments concerning BGE’s application for authority to replace a portion of an existing 115kV transmission line that runs from the Five Forks Substation, …


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Two Carney shops sell winning $10,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-offs

CARNEY, MD—There were a couple of big, local lottery winners last week. The Maryland Lottery reports that two, winning $10,000 scratch-off tickets were sold in Carney. Northwind Liquors, located at 3005 Northwind Road (21234), sold a winning Lucky 7s Multiplier ticket, while the Royal Farms located at 2410 E. Joppa Road (21234) sold a winning Holiday Luck x10 ticket. Advertisement …


Officer Caprio Playground Project bull roast raises over $16,000

PERRY HALL, MD—An important local project raised a significant amount of money over the weekend. The “Honoring Courage” bull roast was held at the Baltimore Count Game & Fish Protective Association in Carney and proceeds went to benefit the Officer Caprio Playground Project. Organizers say the event raised $16,763.71 for the effort. The new playground will be constructed at Gunpowder …

Baltimore County Council lightens development on more than 557 acres of residentially-zoned land in Perry Hall, Carney

PERRY HALL, MD—With the adoption of the 2020 Comprehensive Zoning Maps, the Baltimore County Council has downzoned more than 557 acres of land in the Fifth District, acting on recommendations from Councilman David Marks. Approximately 88 percent of residentially-zoned land considered by the Council was downzoned this year. By contrast, about 40 acres were increased in development intensity, and 30 …

Motorcycle crash reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Emergency crews responded to a motorcycle crash in Carney on Wednesday evening. The crash was reported at around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Harford Road and Northwind Road (21234). The accident involved the motorcycle and at least one other vehicle. Injuries were reported but there has been no update as to their severity.

Councilman Marks to recommend downzoning 12 acres in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that he would recommend the downzoning of nearly 12 acres of largely undeveloped land near the intersection of Harford Road and Northwind Road in Carney. Issue 5-034, raised by the Planning Board, includes 3.5 acres of property currently zoned for 3.5 homes per acre. Issue 5-038, also raised by the Planning …

Councilman Marks: Resurfacing to begin in Carney neighborhood

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks confirmed on Friday that a key section of Ferguson Road west of Northwind Road in Carney will be resurfaced over the next week, weather permitting. The section extends westward toward Linbelle Terrace and Fontaine Drive, where it becomes Seven Courts Drive. Residents have consistently complained about potholes in this community, says Councilman Marks. “In …

Officer Caprio Playground Project to host ‘Honoring Courage’ fundraiser in May

CARNEY, MD—The Officer Caprio Playground Project will host an important fundraiser in Carney this spring. The “Honoring Courage” event will help raise funds for the Officer Caprio Playground at Gunpowder Elementary School. The event will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020, from noon to 6 p.m. at Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association, located at 3400 Northwind Road …