Latest round of Baltimore DPW water testing shows no sign of parasite

BALTIMORE, MD—On Tuesday, the Baltimore Department of Public Works announced that the latest test samples found no traces of Cryptosporidium oocysts in the Druid Lake Reservoir. The test results were delivered to DPW on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. On Thursday, September 28, DPW announced that it had discovered low levels (0.09 Cryptosporidium Oocyst/Liter) of the microscopic parasite Cryptosporidium during a […]

Water advisory issued for parts of Baltimore County after low levels of microscopic parasite detected

UPDATE: The latest round of testing on October 3 showed no sign of the parasite mentioned below. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—On Thursday, the Baltimore Department of Public Works announced that, during a routine test of the Druid Lake Reservoir, low levels of the microscopic parasite Cryptosporidium were discovered. Cryptosporidium is a microorganism commonly found in lakes and rivers, which […]

Burglaries reported in Nottingham, Parkville

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local burglaries that were reported over the past week. At just after 3 a.m. on Friday, July 9, an individual entered an unspecified location in the 7600-block of Belair Road (21236), stole money and then fled. At around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, a strained relationship between tenants caused an individual residing at a residence in […]