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Libby Solomon

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Libby Solomon is a reporter covering Towson and the surrounding areas. She previously covered Catonsville, Arbutus and Howard County. Libby graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a bachelors degree in global studies and a minor in political science.

Recent Articles

  • Towson-area crime: Armed robber threatened to shoot, rape woman if she didn't give up purse, police said

    Towson-area crime: Armed robber threatened to shoot, rape woman if she didn't give up purse, police said

    The Cockeysville precinct saw four attempted or completed street robberies last week, according to Baltimore County Police incident reports. Police were dispatched Sunday afternoon to the unit block of Cavan Drive, where a woman reported a robbery by a man in a silver minivan. The woman was unloading...

  • Boundary study ordered for overcrowded Pleasant Plains Elementary in Towson

    Boundary study ordered for overcrowded Pleasant Plains Elementary in Towson

    A boundary study to relieve overcrowding at Pleasant Plains Elementary School is under way after the Baltimore County School Board rejected a study for Perry Hall Middle School last week, school system officials said. The study will look at moving students from Pleasant Plains, which is at 131%...

  • Dumbarton Middle School to join Student Support Network in September

    Dumbarton Middle School to join Student Support Network in September

    Dumbarton Middle School in Towson will join the nonprofit Student Support Network in September, the organization announced last week. The move will expand Dumbarton’s ability to offer children living in poverty basic necessities in the school’s “Comfort Closet,” organizers said. It will also provide...

  • Towson crime logs

    Towson crime logs

    The following is compiled from local police reports. It is our policy to provide identification when there is enough information to make identification possible. TOWSON PRECINCT Kenilworth Drive, 1000 block. Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. June 5. Unsecured bicycle stolen from a driveway. Dulaney Valley...

  • Stoneleigh stormwater drainage project to get started this summer, county says

    Stoneleigh stormwater drainage project to get started this summer, county says

    A $1 million stormwater drainage project is set to get underway in the Stoneleigh neighborhood of Towson this summer, a county spokesman said. The project is intended to update an aging system that started backing up about three years ago during heavy storms, causing flooding on Kingston Road,...

  • Special Olympics Summer Games in Towson celebrate inclusivity

    Special Olympics Summer Games in Towson celebrate inclusivity

    Rod Fry’s 10-year-old son, Roman, loves playing sports — the athleticism, the energy burned, the friendships built. The Wiltondale family started Roman playing sports with the Towson Recreation Council. But at 8 years old, more began to be asked of the young athletes. Roman, who was adopted from...

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