Chamber of Commerce director stays busy on the job

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sam Shelton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Nancy Hafford Nancy Hafford doesn’t know the meaning of working a “nine-to-five.” As executive director of the Towson Chamber of Commerce, Hafford’s job keeps her constantly on the move, jumping between meetings and community events. “My [...]

Mother found dead in home

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Baltimore County police identified the mother of the young girl found in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy located in the 3900 block of Hollins Ferry Road in Arbutus on Sunday. Brittany Jackson was found dead in her home on the 2900 block of Freeway Road on Monday at 9 a.m. after officers located [...]

PD sponsor bike event Saturday

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Community Outreach officers from the Wilken Precinct are inviting kids and parents to join them on a trolley trail ride Saturday. The event will start with the children and parents meeting the officers at Catonsville Elementary School, 2301 Edmondson Avenue, between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. The event [...]

New neutering center eases tension with animal rights group

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

By D. Chris Draughn Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Baltimore County’s new Spay/Neuter Center in Dundalk has helped ease tensions with a local animal rights group that had demanded improvements to the county’s animal shelter and changes on its euthanasia policy. Sarah Hardy, the president of [...]

Infant’s death ruled homicide

September 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

  A Baltimore County grand jury indicted two people on Monday in connection with the death of their one-month-old son in July, Baltimore County police said. Police said Eugene Joseph Buchta, 25, of the 2800 block of Harford Road in Fallston and Rachael Anne Johnson, 25, of the 200 block of [...]

Dixon’s candidacy divides some Baltimore voters

September 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Justice Stanley and Ana Hall-DeFoor Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers Baltimore voters are divided over the candidacy of former mayor Sheila Dixon, with some saying they do not trust her while others say she should be given a second chance, according to interviews that were conducted over the [...]

PD looking for shooting suspect

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Baltimore County police are searching for a suspect who they say shot a man in Essex last night. According to police, the incident occurred at about 7:13 p.m., when officers responded to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Middleborough Road and Hartland Road. Upon arriving at the [...]

Meek’s mission for mayor

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Jessica Grimshaw Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Connor Meek is running for mayor of Baltimore as an unaffiliated candidate.Photo by Jessica Grimshaw As top Democrats begin lining up for a chance to replace outgoing Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in next year’s election, a little [...]

Artisans show off the stuff that is Made in Baltimore

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Caitlin Moynihan Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Baltimorean vendors and artisans set up shop on 16 W. North Ave. to showcase their handiwork during the Industrial Arts Collective’s “Made In Baltimore” pop-up store that ran from Aug. 8 until Sunday. Vendors and artisans alike displayed [...]

African American culture on display during Baltimore festival

September 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Maxine Rishton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The 19th annual African American Cultural Festival held Sept. 19 at Towson Court Patriots Plaza hosted a series of stations dedicated to different aspects of African American culture, all ranging from business, clothes, food and music for the people [...]
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