Business, Entertainment, Events, Sci-Tech

The Curious Oyster to hold ‘Tastings & Tapas’ event in November

WHITE MARSH, MD—A restaurant on THE AVENUE at White Marsh will be holding a special event in November for a worthy environmental cause. The Curious Oyster will host “Tastings & Tapas” on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. The event will feature the Oyster Recovery Partnership, which was established in 1994 to build and strengthen cooperative oyster restoration efforts …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, mortality rates continue to decline

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and mortality rates continued to fall as hospitalizations rose over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 23, 2020, there have been 138,691 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,201,774 …


Governor Hogan announces $250 million ‘Maryland Strong: Economic Recovery Initiative’

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday afternoon announced the $250 million ‘Maryland Strong: Economic Recovery Initiative,’ which will provide funding from the Rainy Day Fund to directly assist restaurants, small businesses, local entertainment venues, arts organizations, and Main Streets across the state. The initiative doubles the state’s total commitment to COVID-19 emergency economic relief for Marylanders to $500 million. “This …

Baltimore County adding 31 additional election ballot drop boxes, to provide live-stream of ballot counting

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County this week provided an update on the upcoming November 3 General Election. The Baltimore County Board of Elections received over 230,000 requests for mail-in ballots. Over 75,000 ballots have already been submitted and received by the Baltimore County Board of Elections. The Board is currently projecting an overall turnout of about 419,000 residents, In early October, Baltimore …

Thriveworks to open new counseling office in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new counseling facility will soon be opening in the Perry Hall/Nottingham area. David S. Brown Enterprises on Friday announced that Thriveworks would be coming soon to the Blakely Building on Belair Road. Thriveworks connects individuals with providers who help their clients manage challenges like depression, anxiety, relationship issues, major life transitions, and more. The company has offices across …

Baltimore County Police Department seeks proposals for community, youth activity grants

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is now accepting applications for its Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants Program for fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022). Community Crime Prevention grants are available for county Citizens on Patrol groups and other programs aimed at reducing crime. Youth Activity grants are available for programs that provide ongoing, …

Flu vaccination clinics being held at MedStar Franklin Square on Wednesday thru Nov. 11

ROSEDALE, MD—Free flu vaccination clinics are being held at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on Wednesdays through early November. Nurses and medical staff will administer free, seasonal flu vaccinations to everyone ages six months and older. The clinics are being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, October 21 Wednesday, October 28 Wednesday, November 4 …

Governor Hogan declares October 19-23 Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has designated October 19-23 as Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week, an annual event that encourages students to learn about where their food comes from and all the fresh, local products Maryland producers have to offer. “This year more than ever, local farms and school food services have been essential in keeping Maryland students fed and nourished,” …