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Department of Natural Resources issues updated guidance on boating, hunting, and fishing based on Governor Hogan’s Stay-at-Home order

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued an executive order instituting a Stay-at-Home directive. Officials say that no Maryland resident should be leaving their home unless it is for an essential job or reason, such as obtaining food or medicine, seeking urgent medical attention, or for other necessary purposes. While the order does allow for outdoor exercise recreation, the Maryland …


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Baltimore County Council sessions to be held virtually due to COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—In compliance with the newest guidelines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, Chair of the Baltimore County Council, on Monday announced new policies for the council work sessions and legislative sessions. These sessions will be held as scheduled but, until further notice, the meetings will be held virtually and remotely via WebEx. The meetings will be convened …


Maryland School for the Blind donates N95 face masks to Baltimore first responders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind has donated five cases of N95 masks to Baltimore’s first responders who are on the front lines helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland. MSB facilities staff found the face masks in a supply closet in one of the buildings on the school’s campus located at 3501Taylor Avenue and brought it to …

Small business owner’s guide to CARES Act released

BALTIMORE, MD—The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020 to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The CARES Act’s estimated $2+ trillion price tag includes extraordinary public health spending to confront the COVID-19 pandemic; immediate cash relief for …

SDAT extends Annual Report, Personal Property Tax Return deadline to July 15

BALTIMORE, MD—On Monday, the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation announced that the 2020 deadline to submit Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns will be automatically extended to July 15 as part of the Hogan administration’s response to COVID-19. Expiration dates for trade names and name reservations, as well as entity forfeiture dates, will also be extended to 30 …

Police arrest suspect in Overlea domestic-related shooting

OVERLEA, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a man after officers responded to a domestic-related shooting in Overlea on Sunday afternoon. At around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the 100-block of Walnut Avenue (21206) for a report of a shooting. Detectives determined that the suspect was involved in an altercation with a woman at his home when another …

MEMA to issue Wireless Emergency Alert on Monday afternoon

BALTIMORE, MD—On Monday afternoon, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency will send state residents a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA). The alert system is used to send important, life-saving information to Marylanders. The WEA is meant to alert residents  to Governor Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home order that was issued on Monday morning. What you need to know about WEAs: WEAs can be sent …

Shots fired in Rosedale, suspect barricaded in apartment

UPDATE: Police say the suspect is now in custody. Area roads are being reopened. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Police are investigating after shots were reportedly fired in Rosedale on Monday afternoon. At around 1:45 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Leatherwood Place for a report of shots fired. Police say no one was struck and that the …