Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking reported in Rosedale, Carney home buglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past few weeks. At just after noon on Thursday, May 13, an individual entered the rear yard of a residence in the 9400-block of Orbitan Court in Carney (21234) and shattered the patio door.  No items were reported missing. At just after 6 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, …


Business, Politics

Dunkin’ to rebuild Rossville Boulevard location

NOTTINGHAM. MD—Dunkin’ will rebuild its existing store at Rossville Boulevard and Belair Road, according to Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. The new, modern facility will include a drive-thru with eight parking spaces. “Revitalization continues along the Belair Road corridor,” said Councilman Marks. “Over the past three years, the Fullerton Plaza Shopping Center has been renovated, as well as the commercial …


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 …

Bevins, Marks: Construction to begin on first of two new schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that construction will begin this month on the first of two new schools in northeastern Baltimore County. The 102,000-square foot elementary school will be built at the intersection of Gum Spring Road and Rossville Boulevard (21237), serving 750 students from an area to be determined after a redistricting process. …

Vehicle fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews responded to a vehicle fire in Rosedale on Sunday night. The fire was reported at around 9 p.m. at the Sonic restaurant located at intersection of Rossville Boulevard and Pulaski Highway (21237). Units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue responded to the scene. There was no immediate word on any injuries …

Councilman Marks thanks school board for initiating construction of new school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday morning thanked the Baltimore County Board of Education for advancing the construction of the new elementary school proposed at Rossville Boulevard in the White Marsh area. At Tuesday evening’s meeting, the Board approved $48.3 million in construction contracts, allowing the project to proceed. Construction will start this summer, with an expected opening …

Baltimore County opens eastside COVID-19 vaccination center at CCBC

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County has opened a third COVID-19 vaccination center at the Community College of Baltimore County – Essex campus.  The new clinic opened on Friday, February 26th. Fifth District Councilman David Marks recently pushed to have a vaccination center established on the east side of the county. “I have been supporting a nearby vaccination site, and am happy that …

Pedestrian killed in Pulaski Highway crash

ROSEDALE, MD—The pedestrian who was struck on Route 40 on Saturday night has died. Dominic William Ajello Jr., 39, of the 3300-block of Belsford Court (21222), was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Pulaski Highway near Rossville Boulevard. Ajello crossed at the crosswalk, against the pedestrian signal, at just before 7 p.m. He was struck by a Nissan …