Boat fire reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday morning boat fire in Essex. The fire was reported at just before 10:30 a.m. along the Back River in the area of Rocky Point. A rescue boat is reportedly evacuating those on board. There has been no word on any injuries. Photo via Pixabay

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Rocky Point, Miami Beach now open for the season in Essex, Bowleys Quarters

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local beaches are now open for the season. The Baltimore County Department of Recreations and Parks has opened Rocky Point and Miami Beach on May 26th. Beach hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Swimming is permitted at own risk when lifeguards are not on duty, within the designated swim areas.  Admission rates apply Memorial …

Baltimore County playgrounds, pavilions to begin reopening

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the state continues to advance through the stages of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced that some additional outdoor recreational facilities will begin to open. On Friday afternoon, the Department of Recreation and Parks announced: RC/model plane areas are open Outdoor tennis courts are open Horseshoe pits are …

Rocky Point Beach in Essex to open this weekend

ESSEX, MD—There’s no need to travel to get a taste of the beach this Memorial Day weekend. The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has announced that Rocky Point Beach will be opening on Saturday, May 23rd. The beach will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and capacity will be limited. Groups will be limited to ten …