Events, Government

New Baltimore County Executive sworn in at Inauguration 2018

John Olszewski, Jr. was sworn in on Monday as Baltimore County’s fourteenth County Executive, vowing to create a more modern, transparent and open government. More than one thousand invited guests, elected officials, county employees, and members of the public celebrated the inauguration of local government officials in the executive, legislative and judicial branches. The inaugural ceremonies took place at Towson …


Business, Government

Baltimore County unemployment rate drops to 3.9%

Over the past month, 4,000 people came off of unemployment in Baltimore County. The Baltimore County unemployment rate now stands at 3.9%, which is lower than Maryland’s October rate. “Baltimore County’s unemployment rate hasn’t been this low since last December. We all benefit when more people bring home a paycheck,” said Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler. Advertisement “Lower unemployment is a win …


SHA to make safety improvements along Eastern Avenue

The State Highway Administration will soon be making safety improvements along Eastern Avenue in the area of Carroll Island Road in Middle River. To help reduce crashes in the area, SHA will refresh the longitudinal edge pavement markings and install center line rumble strips along Eastern Avenue, according to Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. Advertisement In addition, crosswalks and pedestrian warning signs will be …

Baltimore County Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held Friday

Baltimore County’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the downtown Towson shopping district at Olympian Park, located at the corner of Allegheny Avenue and the traffic circle. This year’s festivities will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on a fire truck, free hot chocolate and cookies, …

Governor Hogan announces Baltimore County Board of Education appointments

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced Moalie Jose, Russell Kuehn, John Offerman, and Roger Hayden to the Baltimore County Board of Education. The governor made selections from a list of recommendations submitted by the Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission. “I’m pleased to congratulate Ms. Jose, Mr. Kuehn, Mr. Offerman, and Mr. Hayden on their appointments to the …