BCPS senior earns coveted Walentas Scholarship

BALTIMORE, MD—Hannah Swird, a senior at Pikesville High School, has been awarded the Jefferson Scholars Foundation‘s Walentas Scholarship, a highly competitive honor that recognizes exceptional talent and dedication to college and community. The 12 recipients of the 2024 Walentas Scholarship have a distinguished history of accomplishments, and Swird’s excellence and dedication to college and community have made her an ideal […]

U.S. News & World Report ranks BCPS high schools among best in state, nation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County’s public high schools placed well in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools list released on Tuesday, with five placing among the top 30 high schools in the state, 14 among the top 150, three among the state’s top five magnet schools, and four among the nation’s best magnet schools. Eastern Technical High School […]

Baltimore County fraudster pleads guilty to $1.5M bank account debit scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County man has pleaded guilty to stealing over $1.5 million from victims across the U.S. in a bank fraud scheme, according to the announcement of the guilty plea this week by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland. Theodore Sapperstein, 66, of Pikesville, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud. He is facing a […]

Crews to begin next phase of I-695 project northeastern in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a new section of its project to ease congestion and improve reliability along I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) the week of March 18. When completed, the project will convert portions of the median shoulder along I-695 between I-70 and MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) into an additional travel lane during morning and […]

Registration opens for BCPS fine arts summer enrichment programs

TOWSON, MD—Registration has opened for students interested the summer enrichment opportunities offered by Baltimore County Public Schools. This summer, the school system will offer camps in visual arts, dance, instrumental music, songwriting, and musical theatre. All programs are open to students entering Grades 5-12 in the 2024-2025 school year, except for the visual arts summer program, which will accept students […]

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Pikesville Armory transformation project

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Wes Moore, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, and other local officials this week attended a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming transformation of the Pikesville Armory in Baltimore County. The historic military site is set to be revitalized into an intergenerational regional hub to support recreation, sports, and the arts in the community. “We are here […]

Baltimore County man, woman plead guilty to fraudulently obtaining over $300,000 in COVID-19 CARES Act loans

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County man and woman have pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $300,000 in federal COVID-19 CARES Act loans. Theodore Mouzon, 42, of Pikesville, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, relating to the submission of fraudulent CARES Act loan applications. Co-defendant Yannice Nunez, 34, of Baltimore County, pleaded guilty to the same charge on […]