Loch Raven Village

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Baltimore Easter Egg Hunts 2016

March 15th, 2016

Baltimore Easter Egg Hunts 2016 will be over a few weekends, with the holiday falling on Sunday, March 27. Here are a few Easter Egg Hunts in Baltimore (plus a few other related events!) If you know of any others, please let me know, and I will add them to the list. FRIDAY MARCH 18 [...]

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Deep Snow Stairwell Warning

January 26th, 2016

Deep Snow Stairwell Warning. I posted about clearing natural gas vents of snow to avoid furnaces shut off, or potential carbon monoxide exposure. Now I am back with a new warning since we are supposed to get RAIN on top of these 29.2" of snow ++ extra feet drifts. Do you have a stairwell outside of [...]

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New Loch Raven Elementary School?

July 15th, 2014

There are plans for a new Loch Raven Elementary School in Baltimore County. **UPDATE: AS OF JULY 28, 2014, BALTIMORE COUNTY HAS SCRAPPED THE PLANS FOR THE RENOVATION. Read more from the Baltimore Sun article: http://touch.baltimoresun.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-80940737/.** The design and development phase is supposed to go throughout 2014, while demolishment of the current building at the [...]

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Towson 21286 Home Sales September 2013

October 14th, 2013

Towson 21286 Home Sales for September 2013 were down slightly from September 2012. The total volume of homes sold in 21286 last month was $3,821,650, down 15.51% from the $4,523,150 that sold last September. Fourteen homes in 21286 sold last month, down from the 18 sold at the same time last year. Of the 14 homes that [...]

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Loch Raven Blvd Road Work

July 13th, 2013

Loch Raven Blvd road work is due to begin shortly, causing lane closures, detours, and more. Luckily, it appears the majority of the work is scheduled to be done mostly at nights and on weekends. These lane closures will continue until about early Fall, when the work is due to be completed. The Towson Patch [...]

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Parkville Home Sales January 2013

February 20th, 2013

Parkville home sale in January 2013 were up 48.3% over the beginning of 2012. The total sold volume last month was $8,547,725, while last January $5,761,370 sold. Forty-nine homes changed hands, which is fifteen more than January 2012. It took an average of 81 days for a seller to receive an acceptable contract. The average sales [...]

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Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup 2013

January 6th, 2013

Baltimore County Christmas Tree pickup 2013 is coming the week of January 14-19. Trees in Baltimore County must be placed by the curb by January 19 in order to ensure pickup. Trees must be completely free of lights and decorations, including any tinsel. According to the press release by Baltimore County, Trees will only be [...]

Towson 21286 Home Sales October 2012

November 30th, 2012

The Towson 21286 zip code saw another increase in home sales in October 2012, when compared to October of last year. Home sales in 21286 for October totaled $3,759,900 which is up 12.07% from the same point in 2011. It is down from the higher average in September 2012 21286 Home Sales, but that is an often [...]

Parkville Home Sales July 2012

August 23rd, 2012

Parkville home sale in July 2012 were up 25% over the same period last year! $12,926,189 in homes sold in 21234 in July, while only was $10,340,700 sold last July. Seventy-two homes sold, which is eleven more than July 2011. It took, on average, about 98 days to receive an acceptable contract, which was right on line [...]

New Baltimore County Recycling Begins February 1, 2010

January 19th, 2010

On December 10, 2009, I announced the new Baltimore County Single Stream Recycling being implemented on February 1, 2010. Well, here we are in late January, and it is coming very soon! Here are the details -- it's SO easy -- now everyone in Baltimore County can recycle without having to think too much about [...]