Business, Entertainment, Events, Police/Fire

SoBo Cafe in the County comes to WMVFC this week

WHITE MARSH, MD—A Federal Hill restaurant will be coming to White Marsh this week, in a manner of speaking. “SoBo Cafe in the County” will offer SoBo Cafe food for pickup on Thursday, February 25, at White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Orders must be placed (call 410-752-1518) by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24th.  Be sure to mention “SoBo Cafe …


Business, Entertainment

Harford Road shop sells winning $71,660 Maryland Lottery RACETRAX ticket

HAMILTON, MD—A shop located on Harford Road has sold a big winning Maryland Lottery ticket. Officials say that Hamilton News, located at 5438 Harford Road, sold a winning $71,660 RACETRAX ticket last week. As of Monday, February 22, the winning ticket has not yet been claimed. Winners of prizes larger than $25,000 must redeem their tickets at the Maryland Lottery …


BGE warns of phone scammers using COVID-19 pandemic to deceive customers [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE officials say they’ve recently seen increases in reports where scammers attempt to use the COVID-19 pandemic to trick utility customers. BGE says these individuals call customers and falsely claim that their electric or gas service will be disconnected unless payment is made. These impersonators instruct customers to buy a prepaid credit card and call back to a different …

Attorney General Frosh calls for cancellation of federal student loan debt

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a multistate coalition urging the adoption of U.S. House and Senate resolutions that call for the cancellation of up to $50,000 in federal student debt owed by every federal student loan borrower nationwide. In their letter to Congress, the attorneys general stress the relief needed for borrowers struggling with unmanageable …

Councilman Marks: 20-acre park to be created south of White Marsh Mall

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that a 20-acre park will be created south of White Marsh Mall as part of the development agreement for this area, and about 40 percent of the land will remain as open space. Those elements are part of master plan for this area, which includes land between Perry Hall Boulevard …

Winter weather across the country affects federal vaccine shipments to Maryland, other states

BALTIMORE, MD—Health officials say severe winter weather across the United States is affecting the federal government’s shipments of COVID-19 vaccines to providers in Maryland and other states. This may have a significant impact on providers’ ability to hold clinics as scheduled. The Maryland Department of Health has directly shared with local leaders and vaccine providers the following updates from CDC …

CDC: Listeria outbreak tied to Hispanic-style fresh, soft cheeses

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked a Listeria outbreak to various Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses. On Tuesday, February 16, Connecticut officials found Listeria in samples of El Albuelito brand queso fresco cheese collected from a store where a sick person bought Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses. Investigators are working to confirm if the Listeria …

Baltimore County government offices to close on Thursday, BCPS to remain virtual

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021, due to the impending snowstorm. Emergency and essential employees must report . Department of Health COVID-19 testing and vaccine clinics are cancelled for Thursday and Friday. Those who had an appointment will receive an email with a new appointment date. Residents scheduled for trash pick-up on Thursday …