Politics, Traffic

Traffic calming approved for major corridor in Seven Courts

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday evening announced that sufficient signatures had been collected to implement traffic calming along a major corridor in the Seven Courts Drive area. Six speed bumps and raised intersections will soon be constructed along Hickoryhurst Drive and near Stoneway Place in Perry Hall. “Baltimore County has approved a major traffic calming project that …


Business, Events, Politics, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County to host small business webinar on executive orders

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and County officials will host a free webinar on Tuesday, December 1 to help small business owners and managers navigate the current reality of operating businesses staying up-to-date with state and local executive orders. The webinar will also educate attendees on additional resources such as loans and grants that are available. “Deciphering Current Executive …


Governor Hogan: Maryland to send COVID-19 wireless emergency alert on Thanksgiving Eve, Maryland State Police to step up compliance enforcement

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday afternoon announced that the state would be stepping up enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and cases surge across the state. At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency will send a wireless emergency alert to cell phones across the state to remind Marylanders of critical COVID-19 …

DCT Foundation to collect donations for families, homeless in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Round up those unwanted and unused items and give them to a worthy cause this weekend. The Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation will be at Perry Hall High School this Saturday, November 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. collecting donations for families, homeless, and other individuals in recovery, according to Councilman David Marks. Representatives will be on-hand to …

Baltimore County receives $3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that 17 Maryland local jurisdictions were awarded $19.3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will address the needs of more than 3,600 households across the state. “Maryland has continued to be a national leader in our COVID-19 response, which is why we have responded aggressively with targeted rental relief funding,” said …

Perry Hall Knights of Columbus Council donates 73 coats to needy children

PERRY HALL, MD—On Friday, Knights of Columbus Father Burggraff Council #6021, Perry Hall, donated 73 coats to the Center for Family Success in Essex. The coats, purchased by the Knights of Columbus, will be given to needy children by the Baltimore County Department of Health. Glen Sauer and Calvin Anthony from the Knights of Columbus joined Councilman David Marks, who …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Mortality rates continued to decline during the same time period. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 20, 2020, there have been 177,086 cases of novel coronavirus …

Governor Hogan orders all bars & restaurants to close at 10 p.m., reduces capacity at all businesses to Stage Two levels

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced additional actions that would be taken statewide to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Maryland has now seen 13 straight days with more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19, including 2,149 new cases in the past 24 hours. Statewide positivity is now 6.85%, the eighth straight day it has been over 5%. Twenty …