Government, Traffic

Putnam Road Bridge in Fallston to close for three-week maintenance project

FALLSTON, MD – Motorists in the Fallston area should be aware of an upcoming road closure. Putnam Road Bridge, located between Phillips Mill Road and Pleasantville Road, will be closed to all traffic beginning on Friday, August 2, for a bridge cleaning and painting project. The closure is expected to last for three weeks. Emergency vehicles will not have access …


Emergency Response, Government, Science

Excessive Heat Warning issued for Nottingham area on Saturday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Nottingham are for Saturday, July 20th. The warning will be in effect from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. On Saturday, heat index values will likely climb to 114 degrees due to temperatures around 101 and dewpoints in the mid-70s. Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could …


Nottingham-area cooling centers offer relief from scorching temperatures

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Temperatures are expected to reach 90 degrees and higher over the next several days and Baltimore County has several “cooling centers” with access to water and bathrooms that are available to offer relief from the heat. Nineteen convenient branches of the Baltimore County Public Library are open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday …

Governor Hogan announces additional toll relief for Marylanders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board will consider new tolling options to save Marylanders more than $28 million over the next five years. This would mark the third round of toll relief during the Hogan administration, resulting in a total of up to $344 million in savings. Ahead of Friday’s …

Senior Helpers breaks ground on Town Square in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD – Senior Helpers, a national provider of in-home senior services, held the official groundbreaking event for the company’s inaugural Town Square this week. The new 11,000-square-foot center at 9708 Belair Road in Perry Hall will be the first of many Town Square locations planned nationwide and is scheduled to open in fall 2019. Town Square will offer …

Maryland unemployment rate holds steady in June

BALTIMORE, MD – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.8%. Maryland is in its longest stretch of unemployment below 4% since 2008. Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 7,000 in June. Last month, the Manufacturing sector experienced …