Baltimore County Public Library gears up for 2024 Summer Reading Challenge

TOWSON, MD—This summer, adventure begins at Baltimore County Public Library! The annual Summer Reading Challenge runs Saturday, June 1, through Saturday, August 31. With the theme of “Adventure Begins at Your Library,” this program encourages exploration of the world through books, engaging activities and prizes. There are two ways children can participate; either by tracking via the Beanstack app or […]

26 films by students from 12 schools honored in 2024 BCPS Film Expo

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools hosted its 2024 Film Expo on May 16 at The Senator Theatre in Baltimore. An enthusiastic audience of students, educators, and family and community members viewed finalist films created by BCPS middle and high school students. The audience laughed as animals battled for a holy banana, marveled at the graphic innovation of a man searching […]

Councilman Marks announces funding for Carney drainage project

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced funding in the proposed Fiscal Year 2025 budget to design a drainage system in Carney. The project will focus on Harwood Road and will intercept persistent sump pump discharges into the roadway. The project is budgeted at $250,000, with construction expected in March of 2025. “I would like to thank the […]

Baltimore County to hold public hearing on proposed water supply, sewerage plan amendments

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Planning Board is set to hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed amendments to the Baltimore County Water Supply and Sewerage Plan, known as Amendment Cycle 42. The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. on July 18 in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, located at 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson. The Baltimore […]

Baltimore County Police Department to remember fallen hero Amy Caprio on Tuesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Officers with the Baltimore County Police Department will wear mourning bands on their badges Tuesday in memory of Officer Amy Sorrells Caprio. On May 21, 2018, Officer Caprio, 29, responded to a call regarding a suspicious vehicle in the Perry Hall area. A second call confirmed that a home was being burglarized by four suspects associated with the suspicious […]

Five BCPS students named among the 2024 Junior Achievement 18 Under 18 honorees

TOWSON, MD—Five Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named among the 2024 Junior Achievement (JA) 18 Under 18 honorees. The honored students are: Tanner Cero, Grade 8, Parkville Middle School: Daily morning show host, Parkville TV; founder of TMC Weather website, with more than 10,000 followers; owner, grass-mowing business; Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts; and volunteer with the Scouts, Back […]

Crews to continue work on I-695 congestion relief project in Baltimore County next week

BALTIMORE, MD—Crews will continue work on a congestion relief project along I-695 in Baltimore County next week. The Maryland State Highway Administration will close the right lane on the inner loop of I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) between I-70 and I-83 (Baltimore-Harrisburg Expressway) during off-peak daytime hours beginning Monday, May 20, to perform rumble strip removal and shoulder patching work. This daytime […]