Baltimore County 4th of July Parades 2017

June 21st, 2017

Baltimore County has a number of 4th of July parades scheduled, so you have your choice of locations! Here are the Baltimore County 4th of July Parades for 2017 according to community websites: Please note that the Hereford parade is on Sunday, July 2, 2017. The others are on the actual holiday, July 4, 2017. [...]

Baltimore County 4th of July Fireworks 2016

June 20th, 2016

Baltimore County 4th of July Fireworks will be held throughout the weekend of July 4th this year, since the actual holiday is on Monday. **DUE TO WEATHER ON JULY 4, SOME ARE BEING RESCHEDULED TO THEIR RAIN DATES** The current schedule, according to the Baltimore County Government's website is: Saturday, July 2 Eastern Yacht Club (no rain [...]

Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup 2016

December 28th, 2015

Baltimore County Christmas Tree pickup 2016 is the over a two week period, beginning the week of January 11-16. Christmas trees in Baltimore County must be placed by the curb by January 16 in order to ensure pickup. The trees must be completely free of lights and decorations, including any tinsel. Also, they CANNOT be [...]

Hunt Valley, Phoenix, Sparks, and Cockeysville to be Sprayed for Mosquitos

August 27th, 2015

Hunt Valley, Phoenix, Sparks, and Cockeysville to be Sprayed for mosquitos to prevent West Nile Virus on August 27, 2015 and again September 3, 2015. A person infected with the disease was diagnosed recently, and though the person died of an unrelated cause, the State is planning to spray for mosquitos within a mile radius [...]

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Winter 2015

January 5th, 2015

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Winter 2015 starts Friday, January 9, and runs through January 24. There are 49 Baltimore County restaurants participating this month! Lunch and Dinner Prices will be $10.15, $15.15, $20.15, $25.15, $30.15, or $35.15. Each restaurant has set its' own prices and specialty menus, so you will have to look on each site [...]

Sunnybrook in Jacksonville Drinking Water Advisory February 11-15, 2013

February 8th, 2013

The Sunnybrook Community in Jacksonville has been issued a drinking water advisory by Baltimore County for the week of February 11-15, 2013. Baltimore County has issued the advisory because they are having contractors out to evaluate the community's water treatment plant. This advisory only affects the 108 houses served by the Sunnybrook Water System. Per [...]

Baltimore 4th of July Events

July 1st, 2010

Baltimore has many 4th of July events for people to enjoy. The largest one is in Downtown Baltimore called "Ports of America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration". Entertainment begins at 2 pm with the jazz band Lovecraft, and at 8 pm the Naval Academy's Electric Brigade begins at 8 pm. Fireworks are scheduled to go [...]

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 [...]

Homeowners awarded an average of $693,000 for losses in Jacksonville House Values due to Exxon Spill

March 17th, 2009

Jacksonville, Maryland is a quiet area in Northeast Baltimore County. The area is also known as Phoenix, Maryland. Life there was generally uneventful until one fateful day in 2006 when an underground pipe at the Exxon Gas Station at Jarrettsville Pike & Paper Mill Roads began to leak -- releasing 26,000 gallons of fuel into [...]