Education, Family

Nominations open for BCPS school counseling awards

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development is now accepting nominations for School Counselor of the Year, School Counseling Advocate of the Year, and Rookie School Counselor of the Year. These awards are given annually to recognize the contributions of school counselors and school counseling advocates to the Baltimore County Public Schools system. To be eligible for the …


Around Maryland, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of February 26

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has firing operations scheduled for the week of February 26, 2024. APG has testing operations scheduled from Monday, February 26, through Friday, March 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Noise may be heard in some areas off the installation. Military weapons, watercraft and/or aircraft will be visible during …


Maryland boards to review Blueprint implementation progress

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Board of Education and the Blueprint Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) will jointly hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, to review the progress of the implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. The joint session will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude at 12:30 p.m., after which the State Board will continue its …

BCPS Curriculum Nights: Learn & engage in Baltimore County schools

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students, parents, caregivers, and stakeholders are invited to participate in the 2024 BCPS Curriculum Nights. The BCPS Curriculum Nights are an opportunity for parents and guardians to learn more about the district’s curriculum and efforts to improve instruction in different subjects areas. These events will provide information on priority areas for the upcoming school year …

Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline to appear in Towson this weekend

UPDATE: The in-person event has been sold out, however the event will be livestreamed on the Foundation’s Facebook page here. Original story below… TOWSON, MD—A bestselling author will be appearing in Towson this weekend. New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award winner, Lisa Scottoline will appear at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on …

Baltimore County Police Department expands Project Lifesaver

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is encouraging families to participate in a program to help keep track of people with dementia and autism. Project Lifesaver is a free program that uses a tracking device that emits a unique radio frequency signal to help locate people who are missing. The device is worn on the wrist or ankle and is …

Police searching for missing teen last seen in Towson area

TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing teen. Olivia Avery Lynn Watson, 15, is 5’05” tall and weighs 120 pounds. She was last seen at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21, in the Anneslie/Towson area. She has black hair, brown eyes, and is wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information on Olivia Avery Lynn …

Police investigating Rosedale assault, two Parkville robberies

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating an assault and two robberies that were reported this month. At around 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, an armed suspect robbed someone in the 8600-block of Chestnut Oak Road in Parkville (21234) before fleeing on foot. At just before 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, a suspect committed a first-degree assault with a weapon …