Politics

Attorney General Frosh joins multi-state coalition fighting to halt immigration arrests at state courthouses

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general to halt federal immigration arrests of non-citizens without a judicial warrant or court order in and around state courthouses throughout the nation. In an amicus brief filed in “State of Washington v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; U.S. Customs …


Education, Weather

BCPS cancels all Saturday activities

TOWSON, MD—Due to impending inclement weather, Baltimore County Public Schools will cancel all activities on Saturday, January 18th. This includes all events and activities at any BCPS facility. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Baltimore County from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. A total of 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected. The State Highway …


Winter Weather Advisory issued for Saturday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Nottingham and the surrounding communities on Saturday. The advisory will be in effect for Baltimore County from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Snow, sleet, and freezing rain expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of one to three inches are likely with ice accumulations up to one …

MDOT SHA pre-treats roads ahead of Saturday snow

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is closely monitoring and preparing for a weekend snow event that will affect most of the state. Crews continue to pretreat state-maintained roads in many areas. Some snow accumulation is expected, particularly in the western and northern parts of the state. As the precipitation transitions from snow to sleet …

Baltimore County Commission for Women to hold Voices of Women event in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—The Baltimore County Commission for Women will hold a special event in Rosedale later this month. The Commission will host a “Voices of Women in Baltimore County” community forum on Wednesday, January 22, at the Rosedale branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, located at 6105 Kenwood Avenue (21237). The event will be held from 6:30–8:30 p.m. Participants will …

NWS: Travel may be disrupted by Saturday morning snow

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It won’t be much, but it could be enough to cause some travel woes. The National Weather Service says that temperatures will be below freezing on Saturday morning. As the next weather system moves into the Baltimore area, this will allow for smaller amounts of snow and freezing rain to have a higher impact. Travel may be disrupted. Untreated …

Baltimore County offices to be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, January 20 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Health department clinics, libraries and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual. Trash …

Deadline extended for applicants to serve on Board of Education’s Ethics Review Panel

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County is seeking an interested volunteer citizen to fill a vacancy on its Ethics Review Panel. The Panel serves as an advisory body to the Board for purposes of interpreting its Ethics Code policies. The panel consists of five members appointed by the Board of Education. To be eligible for consideration for this …