Business, Education, Health, Sci-Tech

Select BCPS high schools to offer COVID-19 vaccines beginning Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for BCPS high school students aged 16 and above, their family members, and interested school staff. Vaccines will be offered as early as Monday, May 10, at high schools with school-based wellness centers, and as early as Wednesday, May 19, at other selected …


Crime, Police/Fire

Two local businesses burglarized, man assaulted in Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported this week. At 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, an individual broke a window at Tony’s Hair and Nails Salon, located in the 8000-block of Philadelphia Road (21237) in order to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect stole a cash register and then fled the scene. At just before 4 …


Man who robbed Nottingham bank sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man who robbed a Nottingham bank will spend more than 12 years behind bars. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell sentenced Fletcher Dorsett, 53, of Salisbury, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a series of nine bank robberies and attempted robberies. Dorsett continued to commit robberies while on escape status …

Crash with rescue reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported on Friday afternoon in the 12000-block of Pulaski Highway. Crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and the Baltimore County Fire Department have responded to the scene. Reports indicate that a vehicle ran off of the roadway and into a ditch.  One …

CCBC to receive $92,000 via EARN Maryland program

ROSEDALE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that over $6.5 million in state funding has been awarded to 33 strategic industry partnerships through the Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Maryland program. EARN Maryland is the state’s nationally-recognized workforce initiative that helps businesses cultivate the skilled workforce they need to compete while preparing Marylanders for meaningful careers. “As we continue to …

Baltimore County Public Library to reopen branches for public browsing

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Library branches will reopen for limited, in-person browsing later this month. Seventeen branches will open to the public at 30 percent capacity on May 17, while the library’s popular curbside service option will remain in place indefinitely. Extended loan fees will continue to be waived indefinitely. Due to ongoing renovations at the branch, Rosedale will offer …

Baltimore County announces senior center reopening plans

NOTTINGHAM, MD—After a 14-month hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Department of Aging on Thursday announced that beginning Monday, May 10, nine of the County’s largest senior centers will host orientations in advance of reopening for limited programming later this year. All County senior centers have been closed since March 17, 2020, when Governor Hogan closed centers across Maryland …

Rosedale Royal Farms robbed, Nottingham man assaulted in his apartment

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 and 8 p.m. on Monday, May 3, an individual broke into a residence in the 5700-block of Kenwood Avenue (21206) by breaking a sliding glass door. The suspect stole firearms and coins, then fled the scene. At 2 …