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Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias, Marylanders urged to exercise caution

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the East Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaias, Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for severe conditions. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for most jurisdictions, in addition to several severe weather watches and warnings …


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Baltimore County announces program to connect low- to moderate-income residents with federal, state and local benefits

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced a new initiative to connect low- to moderate-income residents with critical federal, state and local benefits. Residents can call 311 to be referred to trained counselors for a comprehensive screening process. The CASH Campaign of Maryland, a nonprofit organization that promotes economic advancement, will serve as the county’s lead partner for …


Governor Hogan issues emergency order to prohibit blanket school closures

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued an amended emergency order ensuring that local schools and school systems retain the primary authority to initially determine when to safely reopen their facilities for in-person instruction based on public health guidance. Under an order issued April 5, local health departments continue to have the authority to close any individual facility deemed to …

Councilman Marks reminds residents of storm-related resources

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday reminded residents of resources as hurricane season begins in earnest. To report storm-related issues such as downed wires, visit https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/publicworks/StormFighter/. To receive automatic outage alerts from BGE, sign up at https://secure.bge.com/Outages/CheckOutageStatus/pages/EnrollOutage.aspx. If outages do occur, customers can track outages on the BGE outage map: https://www.bge.com/Outages/CheckOutageStatus/Pages/OutageMap.aspx. “As we prepare for the remnants …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations decrease, testing to be suspended on Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isaias

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that both the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and total hospitalizations dipped over the past 24 hours. As of Monday, there have been 91,144 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 870 cases since Sunday. A total of 24,513 tests were performed over the past 24 hours.  Maryland has now …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations fall by double digits, ICU bed usage decreases

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations fell significantly over the past 24 hours and ICU bed utilization decreased as well. As of Sunday, there have been 90,274 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 909 cases since Saturday. A …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland positivity rate dips as state performs over 31,000 tests in 24 hours

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Saturday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate dipped slightly over the past 24 hours as the state performed the second-highest one-day number of tests to date. As of Saturday, there have been 89,365 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an …

Governor Hogan extends prohibition on utility shut-offs through September 1

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order meant to help residents as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new order extends the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and internet, through September 1st. The full order can …