Crime, Police/Fire

Burglaries reported in Nottingham, Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several burglaries that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 10 p.m. on Monday, July 26 and 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27, an individual broke into a residence in the 200-block of Patapsco Avenue in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspect ransacked several rooms and stole money and bank cards. Sometime between 11:30 p.m. …


Crime, Police/Fire

Burglaries reported in Rosedale, Parkville, Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a handful of local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 15 and 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, an individual broke into a residence in the 5000-block of Shirleybrook Avenue in Rosedale (21237) via the front door. At around 11 a.m. on Friday, July 16, a man …


BCPS approves construction of new northeast area elementary school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Northeastern Baltimore County will be getting a new elementary school next year to address overcrowding in one of the county’s fastest-growing areas. Construction of the 750-seat school was approved in March by the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Board members voted for construction to begin later this spring and early summer on the planned state-of-the-art elementary school. Plans …

Assault reported during Perry Hall argument, rideshare driver robbed in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a pair of local crimes that were reported this week. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 14, two individuals got into a verbal argument in the 8900-block of Whitetail Court in Perry Hall (21128). Police say the known suspect then assaulted the victim. No additional details have been released. At around 11:15 p.m. on Monday, March …

Councilman Marks to recommend downzoning Fullerton lot containing historic Dowden Chapel

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks will recommend that the lot containing a historic chapel in Overlea/Fullerton be downzoned. Tucked off of Ridge Road is Dowden Chapel, which was built around 1849. Dowden Chapel and Cemetery is a unique 19th century church that also served as a school. Deeded to five African-American Trustees by Nicholas Gatch in 1853, the intent was to …

Councilman Marks moves to block commercial development on Ridge Road

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that he will move to block commercial development at Perry Hall Boulevard and Ridge and Gumspring Roads in the south Perry Hall area. Councilman Marks will oppose an expansion of commercial zoning from the old Siefert’s Florist property, now a marijuana dispensary, to the two acres at the corner of …