Education, Events

Central Area Elementary School Capacity Relief Boundary Study group to hold fourth meeting on Thursday

UPDATE: Because the Central Area Elementary School Capacity Relief Boundary Study Committee has reached a recommendation, its final scheduled meeting, slated for Thursday, January 25, is no longer needed and has been cancelled. Original story below… TOWSON, MD—The committee charged with examining central area elementary school attendance areas convenes for its next meeting this week. The meeting is the fourth …


Education, Events

Third meeting of Central Area Elementary School Capacity Relief Boundary Study group to meet Thursday

TOWSON, MD—The committee charged with examining central area elementary school attendance areas will convene for its third meeting this week. The meeting is the third of five committee sessions and two public information sessions planned for this fall and winter. The meeting will take place 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2023 in the George Washington Carver Center …


Second meeting of Central Area Elementary School Capacity Relief Boundary Study group to meet Thursday

TOWSON, MD—The committee charged with examining central area elementary school attendance areas will convene for its second meeting next week. The meeting is the second of five committee sessions and two public information sessions planned for this fall and winter. The meeting will take place 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2023 in the George Washington Carver Center …

First meeting of BCPS Central Area Elementary School Capacity Relief Boundary Study group to be held on Thursday

TOWSON, MD—The committee charged with examining central area elementary school attendance areas begins its work at its first meeting this week. The meeting is the first of five committee sessions and two public information sessions. The meeting will take place 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology cafeteria. …

Ten dogs rescued from Towson house fire

TOWSON, MD—Firefighters rescued several dogs, including six puppies, from a one-alarm house fire in Towson’s Rodgers Forge area on Wednesday. Firefighters treated the animals, which had been exposed to heat and smoke, using a special oxygen delivery device designed for pets. The dogs — a female Pointer and her puppies — were turned over to Baltimore County Animal Services’ shelter …

Councilman Marks honors 19 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that 19 outstanding volunteers would be named Fifth District Citizens of the Year. The Citizens of the Year program was created in 2011 as a way for Councilman Marks to recognize good works throughout the Fifth District, which stretches from Towson to Kingsville. Councilman Marks solicited nominations from the public, but also …

County Council passes Marks’ legislation to prohibit water shutoff, address school overcrowding

PERRY HALL, MD—At its meeting on August 3rd, the Baltimore County Council passed five pieces of legislation sponsored by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks: Legislation that prohibits a county contractor from shutting off water in hot temperatures unless notice has been provided to affected residents 72 hours in advance. This bill was prompted by a water shutoff in early June …

Councilman Marks honors Fifth District Citizens of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that several individuals and groups would be honored as Fifth District Citizens of the Year. In Towson, they include Lorrie Geiss for her leadership of the Towson Communities Alliance; John Rinehart, for his work as Vice President of the Towson Communities Alliance and in the Rodgers Forge neighborhood; Scott McGovern, retiring …