Business, Events, Politics

Governor Hogan encourages Marylanders to safely participate in Small Business Saturday [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday released the following statement encouraging Marylanders to safely support local small businesses on Small Business Saturday: “While the way we celebrate the holidays may look a little different this year, we are still encouraging Marylanders to celebrate Small Business Saturday by finding ways to safely support your local small businesses, which have been hit …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, positivity rate falls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise while the overall positivity rate dropped over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 27, 2020, there have been 192,858 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 4,335,442 tests. The …


Governor Hogan announces more than $13 million for 26 bicycle, pedestrian projects

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan Administration on Wednesday announced more than $13 million in grants to support bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across Maryland. Two federal grant programs will fund 26 projects sponsored by transportation agencies, local jurisdictions and nonprofits. The fiscal year 2021 funding includes more than $12 million from the Transportation Alternatives Program and more than $1 million from …

Baltimore County to host small business webinar on executive orders

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and County officials will host a free webinar on Tuesday, December 1 to help small business owners and managers navigate the current reality of operating businesses staying up-to-date with state and local executive orders. The webinar will also educate attendees on additional resources such as loans and grants that are available. “Deciphering Current Executive …

Frosh announces $17.5 million multi-state settlement with Home Depot over data breach

BALTIMORE MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced a multi-state settlement with the Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot stemming from its 2014 data breach, which exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million consumers nationwide. Through the $17.5 million-dollar settlement, The Home Depot has reached a resolution with 46 states and the District of Columbia. The Home …

Dole recalls organic romaine hearts due to E. coli risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of organic romaine hearts. The products being recalled are Dole™ Organic Romaine Hearts 3pk (UPC 0-71430-90061-1), combined English/French packaging, with Harvested-On dates of 10-23-20 and 10-26-20, and Wild Harvest Organic Romaine Hearts (UPC 7-11535-50201-2), with Harvested-On dates of 10-23-20 and 10-26-20. The recall is being conducted due …

Baltimore County government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Health Department COVID-19 testing sites and CountyRide van service, will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Thursday, November 26. County parking meters are free on the holiday. Due to the …

Perry Hall Food Trucks weekly schedule for 11/23—11/29 announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The weekly lineup for Perry Hall Food Trucks has been announced. White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Long Green Volunteer Fire Company, Overlea Food Trucks, St. Demetrios Food Truck Fridays in Carney, and Parkville Food Trucks events have ended for the season. Perry Hall Food Trucks This week’s Perry Hall Food Trucks schedule is as follows: Wed. 11/25, 4-7PM: Thanksgiving …