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Baltimore County adds online complaint reporting for snowstorms

After being overwhelmed with phone calls and complaints during a blizzard last January, Baltimore County has upgraded its customer service phone system and website, officials announced Thursday. The Department of Public Works' phone system can now handle more callers at once, and callers on hold...

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  • Lawyers for Korryn Gaines' family add more Baltimore County police officers to wrongful death lawsuit

    Lawyers for Korryn Gaines' family add more Baltimore County police officers to wrongful death lawsuit

    The family of Korryn Gaines has named two more Baltimore County police officers as defendants in their wrongful-death lawsuit. Attorneys for the family said Tuesday they filed an amended lawsuit in Baltimore County Circuit Court after receiving a trove of documents through a subpoena of the county...

  • Music of Richard Rodgers to be celebrated at Gordon Center

    Sunday, Oct. 30, more than 100 musicians, including a 60-piece orchestra, a professional chorus of 25 singers and a mixture of jazz and theater musicians from the American Music Theater will bring to life a portion of the music of composer Richard Rodgers' long career at the Gordon Center for Performing...

  • Student successes

    Student successes

    Rebecca Wood, of Reisterstown, earned dean's list at Austin Peay State University, in Clarksville, Tennessee, for the spring 2016 semester. Loyola University Maryland recently welcomed Sara McAleer and Augustin Ruppert, both of Reisterstown, into its Class of 2020. Melani Butcher, of Reisterstown,...

  • Man apprehended after pursuit through two counties

    Man apprehended after pursuit through two counties

    A Reisterstown man has charges pending after he fled from a domestic dispute, police say. Ali Reza Esna-Ashari, 39, has pending charges of first-degree assault, possessing a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while revoked, driving while suspended,...

  • Pets of the week

    Pets of the week

    Nitrous is a laid back Rottweiler who loves long walks, food and attention. He is very intelligent and knows commands like "sit," "down," and "paw." In his previous home, he lived with children and another dog named Diesel. The two canines love being together and would be happy to be adopted together....

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  • Around the county

    Chamber to host Oktoberfest Beer and Networking The Reisterstown Owings Mills Glyndon Chamber of Commerce's Successful Young Professionals is hosting Oktoberfest Beer and Networking from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Special guests present at the event will include Carroll County Chamber Young Professionals...

  • Featured pets

    Dogs Here are some of the dogs currently available for adoption at the Baltimore Humane Society. Some animals may have been adopted prior to publication. For a full list as well as fees, pictures and more information, visit http://bmorehumane.org/adopt/adopt-dog/. Name: "Aubrey." Breed: Chinese...

  • At your library

    Reisterstown Branch21 Cockeys Mill Road, 410-887-1165 Wednesday, Oct. 19: "Baby Story Time." Connect with your baby through stories, rhymes, bounces and songs, followed by a play time, at 10 a.m. Registration required. "Preschool Story Time." Interact with your preschooler by enjoying stories,...

  • Police blotter

    Baltimore County police in the Franklin precinct recently recorded the following reported incidents, among others, in the Owings Mills and greater Reisterstown communities. Burglary Police said that between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, an unknown subject entered the trunk of an SUV parked at a residence...

  • Newest titles

    The following fiction and nonfiction titles are available at Baltimore County Public Library as of Oct. 15. "Darling Days" by iO Tillett Wright Wright's extremely unconventional life includes being raised by a very Bohemian (and likely very mentally ill) mother in the East Village, homelessness...

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