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Boundary process for central, northeast middle schools continues with January 25 meeting

TOWSON, MD—The second of five meetings of the committee charged with considering boundary options for central and northeast area middle schools will be held this week. The committee meetings have been scheduled through March 29, along with a public information session on March 8 to solicit public feedback about boundary line changes under consideration. This second meeting will be held …


Traffic

Overnight lane closures expected along northeast corner of I-695 this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists using I-695 can expect some lane closures and delays around the Nottingham area this week. The Maryland State Highway Administration says that motorists can expect single lane closures along both the inner and outer loops from the York Road exit to the Belair Road exit while crews evaluate existing conditions. Single land and shoulder closures will take place …


Carver Center senior one of 50 students to be featured in College Board’s Advanced Placement Art and Design Exhibit

TOWSON, MD—Vivian Orta, a Grade 12 student at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, is one of 50 student artists featured in the College Board’s 2023 Advanced Placement Art and Design Exhibit. Orta’s work, a sculpture titled “Reach,” was selected from the more than 62,000 portfolios submitted by domestic and international students for the Advanced Placement …

Olszewski announces 2023 series of Baltimore County budget town hall meetings

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced his fifth annual series of signature town hall meetings to hear from constituents about their ideas and priorities for the County’s FY24 budget. Seven meetings, one for each Council district, will provide a forum for public discussion focused on future budget priorities and ensure that community members have the opportunity to …

Raising Cane’s opens first Maryland restaurant in Towson

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County has a new restaurant, and it’s a first for Maryland. Raising Cane’s held a grand opening for its new Towson location this week. A long line of customer’s waited for hours on Thursday to enjoy the restaurant’s famous chicken fingers. Raising Cane’s has close to 700 restaurants across the country and is now focused on growing in …

Board of Education action to study northeast high school site falls short by one vote

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new high school is planned to address school overcrowding in northeastern Baltimore County. The catch? It’s not really in the northeast. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Board of Education of Baltimore County, Fifth District Board Member Julie Henn introduced a motion to pause finalizing the location of a planned new northeast area high school at the present, …

Crash reported on I-695 in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon crash on I-695 in Baltimore County. The crash was reported at around 1 p.m. between the Loch Raven Boulevard and Perring Parkway exits. Several outer loop lanes are closed between the two exits. There has been no word on any injuries.  Motorists should use caution in the area.

Orioles ‘Birdland Caravan’ to return in February

BALTIMORE, MD—The Orioles have announced the return of the club’s ‘Birdland Caravan,’ a four-day winter tour, that will take place from Thursday, February 2, through Sunday, February 5, at multiple locations throughout the region. The first such weekend-long celebration since prior to the COVID-19 pandemic will include autograph sessions and happy hours with current Orioles players, top prospects, broadcasters, members …