Events, Traffic

Public comment period under way for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension, I-695 ramps toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—At Thursday’s meeting of the Maryland Transportation Authority Board, MDTA staff presented an updated proposal and public hearing dates as part of the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension and I-695 ramps.  The toll proposal mirrors the existing ETL tolling plan. The project combines safety and environmental enhancements, congestion relief, new community …


Crime, Police/Fire

Attempted carjacking reported in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating an attempted carjacking that was reported on Thursday in Nottingham. At just after 4 p.m. on January 26, a man was in a parking lot in the 5300-block of Campbell Boulevard in Nottingham (21236). As the victim was loading his vehicle with purchased items, three suspects brandished a knife and demanded the vehicle. The man refused …


$8,000 worth of appliances stolen from Nottingham storage unit, vehicle stolen from Parkville driveway

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a burglary and two vehicle thefts that were reported this week. Sometime between 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 22 and 10 a.m. on Monday, January 23, an individual broke into the a  storage unit in the 7900-block of Belridge Road in Nottingham (21236) and stole more than $8,000 worth of appliances. Sometime between Monday, January 23 …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests on Saturday, Jan. 28

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2023 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring continued …

Boundary process for central, northeast middle schools continues with January 25 meeting

TOWSON, MD—The second of five meetings of the committee charged with considering boundary options for central and northeast area middle schools will be held this week. The committee meetings have been scheduled through March 29, along with a public information session on March 8 to solicit public feedback about boundary line changes under consideration. This second meeting will be held …

Wintry mix possible in Baltimore area on Wednesday morning, Winter Weather Advisory issued for western Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A wintry system will move through the Baltimore area on Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service says light snow is likely to develop before 10 a.m., then rain and snow will mix between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., then precipitation should change to all rain after 1 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 100%, however new snow accumulations will …

Woman attacked by four suspects in Rosedale, vehicle damaged during Parkville argument

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this month. At 11 p.m. on Friday, January 13, following an argument in the 8000-block of Ridgely Oak Road in Parkville (21234), a known individual damaged someone’s vehicle before fleeing. Later, the victim observed that property was also missing from inside her home. At just before 11 a.m. on Friday, …

BCPS Superintendent Williams will not seek new contract

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams has announced that he will not be seeking a new contract. On Monday, Dr. Williams issued the following statement: “After much deliberation and conversation with my family, I have decided not to seek an additional four-year contract. It has been an honor to serve as superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, …