Business, Health, Sci-Tech

Md. Department of Environment helps convert motor fleets to cleaner fuels

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment announced on Monday that it has approved $2.1 million in funding for five private businesses to convert their motor fleets to cleaner alternative fuels as part of the settlement of the Volkswagen (VW) “defeat devices” case. Existing diesel powered vehicles will be replaced with new vehicles that use clean alternative fuels like electricity, …


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Volunteer needed at The Exchangeree of THE AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Volunteers are needed in White Marsh. THE AVENUE at White Marsh said on Monday that volunteers are needed at The Exchangeree to stock shelves and to sort and bundle school supplies. In June, THE AVENUE at White Marsh announced that, thanks to their partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, they would soon be opening a …


COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland ICU bed usage at lowest level since March 29

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations dipped slightly over the past 24 hours. As of Monday morning, there have been 73,527 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.63%, an increase from Sunday’s 4.45%.  Baltimore County’s positivity rate now stands at 5.13%, an increase from Sunday’s 4.83%. …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate dips slightly as hospitalizations remain flat

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate dipped slightly while hospitalizations remained largely flat. As of Sunday morning, there have been 73,109 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.45%, a slight decrease …

7-Eleven Day canceled due to COVID-19, but free Slurpee still available

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Usually, die-hard soft drink fans can get a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven stores on July 11th.  The convenience store chain has been celebrating their self-made holiday since 2002. This year, however, 7-Eleven Day has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, 7-Eleven said it would celebrate its birthday by donating one million meals to Feeding America, according to …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations see slight uptick

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Saturday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations ticked slightly higher over the past 24 hours. As of Saturday morning, there have been 72,467 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.55%, a slight increase from …

Maryland child care moves forward as part of State’s overall Stage 2 recovery

BALTIMORE, MD—In tandem with the State of Maryland’s advancement into Stage 2 of Governor Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Maryland State Department of Education is moving forward as outlined in “Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care.” As additional family and center-based child care programs reopen, the state will transition away from unlicensed return to only authorizing …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall by double digits

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations decreased by double digits over the past 24 hours. As of Friday morning, there have been 71,910 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.34%, a decrease from …