Business, Sci-Tech

Maryland oyster season dates, limits set for 2019-2020

BALTIMORE, MD-The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. The 2019-20 season will begin October 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in certain areas where there is a low abundance of oysters, low natural spat set or where spat-on-shell plantings are being protected, including …


Business, Politics

Frosh opposes federal attempt to circumvent civil rights protections

BALTIMORE, MD-Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined a coalition of attorneys general in opposing a new federal rule undermining civil rights protections that prevent federal contractors from discriminating against employees. Under the proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would expand existing exemptions to allow any federal contractor who asserts a religious purpose to discriminate against …


General Mills recalls 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour due to E. Coli concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD – General Mills announced on Tuesday a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a better if used by date of September 6, 2020. The recall is being issued for the potential presence of E. coli O26 which was discovered during sampling of the five-pound bag product. This recall is …

Gov. Hogan to lead joint infrastructure, economic development mission to Australia

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will lead a joint infrastructure and economic development mission to Australia from September 22-30 with engagements in Sydney, Adelaide, and Melbourne. Sydney: NGA Infrastructure Initiative As chairman of the National Governors Association, Governor Hogan will lead a bipartisan delegation to Sydney to advance his yearlong infrastructure initiative. This is the first international visit as part of …

L2 Defense holds ribbon-cutting in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – L2 Defense Inc. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Middle River on Thursday morning, The company – which provides technical services and training expertise to the defense, national security and first responder markets – had signed a lease back in April with St. John Properties, Inc. for the 8,200 square feet of space located within 12 Irondale …

Rosedale retiree wins $30,000 with Maryland Lottery scratch-off

ROSEDALE, MD – A Rosedale man told Maryland Lottery officials that he buys a scratch-off or two just about every day as part of his routine since retirement. While he stuck to that routine last Friday, the 74-year-old reports that the results of his purchase were far from routine. He wound up winning a $30,000 top prize on a Dominoes …