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Underground fire causes heavy smoke, fires at Carney Village Shopping Center

UPDATE: The fire is now under control.  Maryland Department of the Environment crews remain on scene. Original story below… —— CARNEY, MD—Hazmat crews are responding to an underground fire at the Carney Village Shopping Center. At just after 9:00 a.m., welders reportedly started an underground fire at 9616 Harford Road (21234). A vehicle is reportedly on fire and flammable chemicals …


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Councilman Marks, Weis Markets, Marian Preparatory Academy to hold food drive this month

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks, Weis Markets, and the Marian Preparatory Academy will be holding a food drive this month to help families in need. Donations will benefit the Student Support Network. The event will be held at Weis Markets, located at 7927 Belair Road in Fullerton (21236). Food will be accepted 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 5, 6, …


Winning $1 million Maryland Lottery scratch-off ticket sold in Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A newly-minted millionaire in Essex claimed the top Maryland Lottery ticket of the past week. In all, 23 players across the state won or claimed prizes of $10,000 or more, and the Lottery paid nearly $27.9 million in prizes in the seven days ending October 17th. The winning $1 million Money Explosion ticket was sold at Weis Markets, located …

Weis Markets donates 120 gallons of water to Belmont South residents affected by water main break

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Weis Markets went the extra mile on Wednesday evening to help some local residents who are without water. A large water main break in the Belmont South community has left hundreds of residents without service. On Wednesday, the Weis Markets on Joppa Road donated 120 gallons of water to those affected. Councilman David Marks and Delegate Carl Jackson loaded …

Councilman Marks, WEIS Markets distribute water to homes affected by water main break

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, Councilman David Marks and his assistant, Bradley Lang, distributed 68 gallons of water to residents impacted by a persistent water main break in the Pinedale Drive area of Seven Courts. WEIS Markets in the Festival at Perry Hall shopping center on E. Joppa Road donated the water. “Once again, WEIS Markets has proven to be a friend …

Stores in Nottingham, Rosedale sell winning $10,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-offs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A pair of local stores sold big winning Maryland Lottery scratch-off tickets last week. Lottery officials say that the Weis Market located at 7927 Belair Road in Nottingham (21236) sold a winning $10,000 Bankroll Buck$ ticket. D&M Liquors, located at 1763-A Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale (21237), also got in on the fun, selling a winning $10,000 $ scratch-off ticket. …

MDTA: Standard video toll rates now in effect throughout Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—On Friday, January 1, 2021, standard Video Toll rates resumed statewide at all Maryland Transportation Authority toll facilities. The MDTA is reminding motorists that getting an E-ZPass® gives them access to the lowest tolls in Maryland on every trip. Transponders are free, there’s no monthly fee for Maryland addresses, and sign-up is available 24/7 at ezpassmd.com. Marylanders are asked …

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 …