911 Essex

Road Closed in Essex After Tree Falls on Wires

–photo courtesy of Essex VFC– The Essex Volunteer Fire Company reported a tree was down on the wires in the 900 block of Henrietta Avenue off Holly Neck Road in Essex. A small portion of Henrietta Avenue is closed for the safety of passerby’s. It was reported BGE arrived on the scene on Friday around […]

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Business Essex

Woody’s Pub Grub to Reopen in Essex

It was announced that Woody’s Pub Grub, located at 11 Margaret Avenue in downtown Essex, is set to reopen next Friday. The restaurant closed in August of 2023. They made the official announcement of their Facebook page. We are pleased to officially announce that Woody’s who is under new management is re-opening on Friday April […]

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Essex Police

Essex Police Precinct Renovation New Meeting Date

The Baltimore County Police Department is inviting members of the community to a rescheduled meeting to discuss the proposed renovation and expansion of the Essex Police Precinct. The new meeting date will be on Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Road Members of the Baltimore County Police Department […]

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Essex Events Sparrows Point

BRRC to Hold Earth Day Cleanups April 19 & 20

Back River Restoration Committee is hosting Earth Day Cleanups on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20. The first cleanup is a partnership with BGE on Friday, April 19 in Essex. Volunteers will meet in the back parking lot of Cox’s Point Park, 820 Riverside Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community and student […]

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Carney Dundalk Edgemere Essex Key Bridge Collapse Nottingham Overlea Parkville Rosedale Traffic

MDTA Expecting Increased Traffic in Baltimore Area Starting Tuesday

With local school systems back in session on Tuesday, the Maryland Transportation Authority is advising motorists to plan for increased traffic on roadways throughout Baltimore as a result of the I-695 Key Bridge collapse.  The southeast corridor of I-695 is closed on the Outer Loop at MD 173 (exit 1) and Inner Loop at MD […]

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Essex School

Sandalwood’s Lingenfelder Named ES Principal of the Year

-photo courtesy of LinkedIn- Melissa Lingenfelder has been the principal of Sandalwood Elementary School in Essex for seven years and was recognized as BCPS Elementary School Principal of the Year. “I was full of emotions: shock, joy, pride, and excitement to be honored for the accomplishments of Sandalwood in this way,” Lingenfelder said about her […]

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911 Essex Fire

Essex Garage Fire Reported on Island View Road

–photo courtesy of Essex Volunteer Fire Company– Members of the Essex Volunteer Fire Company reported its crews responded to the 2500 block of Island View Road in Essex for a garage fire. The fire was reported on Sunday, March 10 around 7:25 p.m. First arriving units found an approximate 30×30 detached garage with fire showing […]

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Dundalk Edgemere Essex Government

District 7 Budget Town Hall Set for Wednesday, March 13

County Executive John Olszewski and Councilman Todd Crandell will host a District 7 Budget Town Hall on Wednesday, March 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Dundalk Elementary School. Residents will have the opportunity to share their ideas, priorities, and feedback on the budget Every year, prior to submitting his budget to the County Council […]

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911 Essex Traffic

Driver Killed in Back River Neck Road Crash

Essex officers responded to a Sunday crash that occurred in the 200 block of Back River Neck Road in Essex. A preliminary investigation determined a 2016 Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound on Back River Neck Road  when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a pole around 7 a.m. The driver, 64-year-old Barry Stokes, was […]

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Environment Essex Government Meetings

Midge Reduction Treatments to Continue in Back River

Following significant declines in nuisance midge levels along Back River in Eastern Baltimore County, County Executive Johnny Olszewski today announced that midge reduction treatments will continue this spring. Aerial spraying – along with remediation inside Baltimore’s Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant – is expected to begin on Monday, March 4, and continue through the fall. […]

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