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BCPS to host online Back-to-School Summit

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will host an online Back-to-School Summit (join here) to celebrate the start of the 2020 -2021 school year. The online summit will feature a discussion among BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and BCPS educators about virtual instruction and the school system’s reopening plan. The public is invited to view the summit online. The summit …


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Governor Hogan announces expanded capacity for indoor dining, celebrates Maryland Restaurant Week [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday marked the beginning of the state’s first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week by announcing expanded capacity for indoor dining. Effective Monday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m., capacity for indoor operations at restaurants may increase from 50 to 75 percent, with appropriate distancing, and following strict public health requirements consistent with the CDC, FDA, and the National …


Location, schedule changes to BCPS fall meal distribution program announced, effective Monday, Sept. 21

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced changes to its fall meal distribution program effective Monday, September 21. Seven locations have been added to the list of distribution sites: Beech Drive and Wilson Point Park (boat launch lot); corner of Baker Lane, Holiday Manor Road, and Wescott Way; Lantern Hill Apartments; and Kingsville, Villa Cresta, Winfield, and Woodbridge elementary schools. …

County Executive Olszewski, Superintendent Williams announce new initiatives to support Baltimore County families

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced two new initiatives – Childcare Subsidies and Academic Support Centers – designed to help support families of young children during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic. “We have an obligation to support the working families hit hard by this pandemic as they navigate …

BCPS Superintendent Williams releases timeline of staff, student reentry to Baltimore County school buildings

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced the school system’s timeline for staff and student reentry. “Since the pandemic began, we have had two primary concerns – the health and wellbeing of our students, staff, and community and continuing to support our students’ academic progress,” said Williams. “As I announced on August 27, we …

Maryland gears up for first-ever ‘Walktober’

BALTIMORE, MD—Fun fact: walking is Maryland’s official state exercise. This October, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is partnering with state and local agencies, nonprofits, and communities across Maryland to host Walktober, a month-long series of activities and virtual webinars promoting the state’s official exercise. Walktober features the October 7 celebration of the sixth annual Walk Maryland Day, as well …

White Marsh Double-T Diner reopens, Silver Spring Mining Company in Perry Hall reopening soon

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local restaurants are reopening as coronavirus restrictions continue to ease throughout Maryland. The Double-T Diner in White Marsh completed their recent renovations and reopened for dine-in service on Saturday, September 12th. The restaurant is located at 10741 Pulaski Highway (21162) and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Meanwhile, Silver Spring Mining Company in Perry Hall …

Location, schedule changes to BCPS fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, Sept. 14

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced changes to its fall meal distribution program effective Monday, Sept. 14. Six locations have been added to the list of distribution sites: Chesapeake Terrace Elementary, North Point Road at Millers Island Boulevard, Padonia International Elementary, Seventh District Elementary, Warren Elementary, and Westowne Elementary. Two locations have been removed from the list: Loch Raven …