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Olszewski: Baltimore County to move into Stage Two of reopening

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski held a press conference on Thursday to address the county’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, Olszewski announced that, effective Friday, June 5, at 5 p.m., Baltimore County will repeal all local orders in order to align with Governor Larry Hogan’s announcement that the state would begin moving into Stage Two of …


Education, Politics

Bevins: Over 30 acres donated for new high school in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A new northeastern Baltimore County high school is one step closer to becoming a reality. At this week’s session of the Baltimore County Council, Council Chairperson Cathy Bevins announced that over 30 acres have been donated to the county for the development of the new school. The property, which is located along Ebenezer Road near Greenleigh at Crossroads, …


Chance for late afternoon thunderstorms on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Thursday will be another hot one in Baltimore County, and the late afternoon could get a bit bumpy. The National Weather Service says to look for highs around 90 degrees this afternoon. It will still be very warm, but not quite as hot as Wednesday. There is a greater risk of late-day showers and thunderstorms, some of which could …

City DPW shuts off water for the day in Perry Hall neighborhood in 90-degree weather

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Residents and elected officials are upset after the Department of Public Works shut off the water in one Nottingham-area neighborhood on a hot day. DPW shut off the water in the area of Seven Courts Drive at Hoban Court in the Seven Courts community in Nottingham/Perry Hall (21236) on Thursday. “I received no notice of the water being shut …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate drops, hospitalizations fall to lowest level since April 14

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state fell once again, as did the statewide positivity rate. As of Thursday morning, there have been 55,858 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 8.91%, a decrease from Wednesday’s 9.5%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 7.94%, a decrease …

Rollover crash reported in Fallston

FALLSTON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday evening crash in Fallston. The crash was reported at around 6:45 p.m. in the 600-block of Reckord Road. One vehicle reportedly rolled over as a result of the crash and a pole has been struck. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should avoid the area.

Governor Hogan announces additional details regarding beginning Stage Two of reopening plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has released additional details regarding Wednesday’s announcement that Maryland will begin to move into Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery. The announcement came after the state’s positivity rate dropped to single digits, and total current hospitalizations fell to their lowest level in more than seven weeks. As with Stage One, Stage Two will …

Crash reported in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash in Middle River. The crash was reported at just after 4:15 p.m. in the area of Middle River Road at Ballard Avenue (21220). No entrapment has been reported, however there are two patients with minor injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.