Friday, March 1, 2013
The country reports recurring sanitary sewer overflows in the neighborhood.
The Idlewylde community will receive 700 feet of relief sewers. Baltimore County is installing the sewers, between York and Loch Raven roads, to eliminate recurring sanitary sewer overflows, according to the county website. The construction of the new gravity lines, which are 15 and 16 inches in diameter, will start in March with an expected completion date in September. The cost of the project is $275,000.
Friday, November 9, 2012
The councilman said residents have complained that the trucks have caused serious property damage.
Councilman David Marks is taking steps to combat truck traffic in Idlewylde; an issue that has concerned the community. In an email, Marks, who represents Towson, wrote that residents suffered serious property damage as a result of trucks traveling through the neighborhoods. Marks said some of the trouble occurs because out-of-state truck drivers use GPS navigation systems to locate Beachwood Road in Dundalk, but are instead diverted to Beechwood Road in Idlewylde. To reduce issues, Marks, working with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works, arranged for the 4000 block of Beachwood Road in Dundalk to be renamed Universal Trade Drive. Additionally, signs reading "Tractor Trailer Combinations Prohibited" are scheduled to be placed …
Friday, June 8, 2012
When neighbors asked state officials to do something about the venomous problem, they were out of luck.
Heather Collins was concerned about the snakes her mother had seen in her backyard while picking flowers. But when she called a local exterminator to come in, he laughed and told her not to worry, since they probably weren't poisonous. But a few days later, the Idlewylde resident got a call from the exterminator, who said he pulled three venomous copperheads from her yard. "I don't like snakes at all, and I especially don't like poisonous ones in my yard, she said. "With a 4-pound dog and an 8-month-old baby, it's just not ideal." The exterminator pulled out the three snakes in an hour, and another neighbor reported seeing several snakes last month. The snakes ranged in size from three inches to three feet. It's been a month since …