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Governors of Maryland, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia announce partnership with Rockefeller Foundation for 3 million rapid antigen tests

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced a major bipartisan interstate compact with The Rockefeller Foundation to expand the use of rapid point-of-care antigen tests to slow the spread of COVID-19 and continue safely reopening the states. As the …


Baltimore County Animal Services to begin reopening to the public

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Starting on Tuesday, August 4, Baltimore County Animal Services will begin the first stages of re-opening to the public. In order to continue to safe guard staff, volunteers, and members of the public from the spread of COVID-19, facilities will still be performing all adoptions and surrenders by appointment only. BCAS will now be allowing up to three members …

Aerial Flood Warning issued for Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As Tropical Storm Isaias exits the Maryland area, the National Weather Service has issued an Aerial Flood Warning for portions of Baltimore County. The Aerial Flood Warning will remain in effect until 6 p.m. and replaces the Flash Flood Warning. At 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, reporting gauges indicated that rain had ended but streams were still elevated with several …

MPSSAA fall, winter high school competition seasons postponed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, in consultation with the Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Public School Superintendent Association of Maryland, has decided to postpone the 2020 high school fall and winter competition season during the first semester. This decision comes in light of the recent announcements of local school systems …

BCPS Summer Meals program to suspend operations on Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isaias

TOWSON, MD—Due to inclement weather from Tropical Storm Isaias, Baltimore County Public Schools will suspend for one day – Tuesday, August 4 – its Summer Meals program at all 85 locations across the county where meals are distributed. The program will resume at all locations on Wednesday, August 5. Instead of the usual one breakfast and one lunch that is …

Silver Alert issued for missing Baltimore man

BALTIMORE, MD—A Silver Alert has been activated for a missing, 72-year-old Baltimore man. Kenneth Lee Davis Sr. is a black male who suffers from a cognitive impairment. He is 6’3″, weighs 170 lbs., and has brown eyes and gray hair. Davis was last seen wearing a plaid long-sleeve shirt, brown pants, and a “Marines” baseball cap. He is believed to …

Utility pole on fire in Perry Hall, road blocked in Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Emergency personnel are responding to several local incidents as Tropical Storm Isaias treks past Maryland. At around 11:30 a.m., crews from the Baltimore County Fire Department responded to a utility pole fire in the area of Belair Road at Perry Hall Road in Perry Hall.  There has been no word on any injuries. A large tree branch is also …