Sci-Tech, Traffic, Weather

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 …


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Governor Hogan announces budget focused on violent crime, education, economic development

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced highlights of his Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which invests in initiatives to address violent crime, funds education at record levels for the sixth consecutive year, advances the Howard Street Tunnel project to bring thousands of jobs to the Baltimore region, and fully funds Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts and land preservation programs. This …


CBD Supply Maryland holds ribbon-cutting ceremony in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It’s official. CBD Supply Maryland held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. Community leaders gathered at noon on Saturday for the grand opening. The event featured giveaways, food, and experts to discuss the benefits of CBD. CBD Supply Maryland offers natural alternatives that are completely sourced and created in the United States to ensure quality and consistency. Cannabidiol (CBD) is …

Baltimore County launches snow plow status tracking app

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County has launched a new tool to help residents stay on top of the weather. During an active winter weather event, the new Snow Route Status application will display information regarding the salting/plowing status of snow routes in Baltimore County. The status of each snow route is represented by the following: Red – Salting and plowing not started …

Middle River Middle School department chair named Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy Fellow

TOWSON, MD—Anthony V. Carter, Jr., the career and technical education department chair at Middle River Middle School, has been selected as a 2019–20 Teacher Fellow in the Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. Carter, a resident of Havre de Grace, is one of 26 middle school science, technology, and engineering teachers receiving this designation from the Northrop Grumman Foundation and the …

Attorney General Frosh joins multi-state brief defending women’s ‘abortion care’ rights

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a multi-state coalition in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in support of the plaintiffs in “Little Rock Family Planning Services v. Leslie Rutledge,” a lawsuit that seeks to protect a woman’s right to “abortion care.” The multi-state coalition supports the last surgical …

Maryland awarded federal innovation funds to address impact of opioid crisis on maternal, child health

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health has launched the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model this month, using funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The MOM initiative focuses on improving care for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid participants who are diagnosed with opioid use disorder (OUD). “The Maryland Department of Health remains committed to ending the opioid crisis, …

County completes Nottingham-area stream restoration projects

NOTTINGHAM, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced on Friday that Baltimore County had recently completed six large-scale stream restoration projects in four severely compromised waterways in order to address erosion, reduce pollutant and sediment loads, and improve water quality and aquatic habitat locally, and in the Chesapeake Bay. “We have significantly increased funding to our Capital Waterway Improvement Program to address …