Overnight crash takes out utility pole, brings down power lines in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews responded to a crash in the Parkville area overnight. The crash was reported along Putty Hill Avenue between Perring Parkway and Old Harford Road. Reports indicate that a vehicle struck a utility police and brought down power lines across Putty Hill Avenue, knocking out power to those nearby. There has been no word on any injuries. Photos via […]

Councilman Marks announces nearly 10 miles of road resurfacing throughout northeast Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that nearly ten miles of road resurfacing is planned over the next construction season throughout northeastern Baltimore County.   The improvements touch nearly every community in the Fifth District, particularly the long-neglected Carney neighborhood centered at Old Harford Road. “I would like to thank County Executive Olszewski and his staff for working closely […]

Robberies reported in Parkville, Rosedale; vehicle stolen in Hillendale

UPDATE: A robbery was also reported at just after 12:45 p.m. on Monday, June 5 in the area of Old Harford Road and Edgewood Avenue (21234) when three suspects assaulted and robbed someone. Original story below… NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating an auto theft and three robberies that were reported over the past week. At around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June […]

Old Harford Road shut down in Carney due to downed tree

UPDATE: Cowenton Avenue is also shut down near the Joppa Road roundabout due to a tree dangling in the power lines. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Old Harford Road remains closed on Sunday night after this weekend’s powerful winds brought down a tree across power lines over the roadway. Saturday evening’s storms produced strong winds throughout the Baltimore area that […]

Pine Grove Middle School evacuated due to gas odor

CARNEY, MD—Pine Grove Middle School was evacuated on Tuesday morning after staff noticed a gas smell in the building, officials say. The incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. on March 28, 2023. Fire personnel responded and an old stove was determined to be the culprit.  Students returned to their classrooms at just before 11 a.m. The communication that was sent to […]

Two BCPS public informations scheduled this week to consider central, northeast middle school boundary options

TOWSON, MD—The Central and Northeast Area Middle School Boundary Study Committee will host two public information sessions this week to provide information and gather feedback about boundary options and the study process. The meeting will include an explanation of the process, a presentation of data, and a Gallery Walk of scenarios. This week’s meetings are as follows: Wednesday, March 8, […]

Boundary process for central, northeast middle schools continues with February 22 meeting

TOWSON, MD—The fourth of five meetings of the committee charged with considering boundary options for central and northeast area middle schools will be held next 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 third meeting will be held […]