Business, Sci-Tech

Gas prices rise for fifth straight week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the fifth straight week, the nation’s average gas price has increased, climbing 9.7 cents from a week ago to $3.49 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 33.3 cents from a month ago and 14.1 …


Events, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of January 30

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Monday, January 30 through Friday, February 3, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral …


Public comment period under way for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension, I-695 ramps toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—At Thursday’s meeting of the Maryland Transportation Authority Board, MDTA staff presented an updated proposal and public hearing dates as part of the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension and I-695 ramps.  The toll proposal mirrors the existing ETL tolling plan. The project combines safety and environmental enhancements, congestion relief, new community …

Attempted carjacking reported in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating an attempted carjacking that was reported on Thursday in Nottingham. At just after 4 p.m. on January 26, a man was in a parking lot in the 5300-block of Campbell Boulevard in Nottingham (21236). As the victim was loading his vehicle with purchased items, three suspects brandished a knife and demanded the vehicle. The man refused …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests on Saturday, Jan. 28

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2023 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring continued …

Wintry mix possible in Baltimore area on Wednesday morning, Winter Weather Advisory issued for western Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A wintry system will move through the Baltimore area on Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service says light snow is likely to develop before 10 a.m., then rain and snow will mix between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., then precipitation should change to all rain after 1 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 100%, however new snow accumulations will …

BCPS Superintendent Williams will not seek new contract

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams has announced that he will not be seeking a new contract. On Monday, Dr. Williams issued the following statement: “After much deliberation and conversation with my family, I have decided not to seek an additional four-year contract. It has been an honor to serve as superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, …

Gas prices up for fourth straight week as oil prices rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the fourth week in a row, the nation’s average gas price has climbed, rising 11.3 cents from a week ago to $3.39 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 30.2 cents from a month ago …