Emergency Response, Real Estate, Science

Councilman Marks: rat exterminations planned in Castlemill Circle area

WHITE MARSH, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that rat exterminations will be conducted in June in the Castlemill Circle area of White Marsh, following up on rodent control plans from 2018. In 2018, at the request of Councilman Marks and then-Delegate Christian Miele, Baltimore County performed two exterminations in the Castlemill Circle area. Advertisement During …


Business, Government, Science

Gov. Hogan outlines clean energy strategy

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday outlined his strategy to set Maryland on a path to 100% clean electricity by 2040. The Clean and Renewable Energy Standard (CARES) promises a commitment to leading the charge on clean energy, climate change, and greenhouse gas emission reductions. The governor made the announcement in a letter to Senate President Thomas V. …


NWS: enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Be prepared.  The National Weather Service reports that there is an “enhanced” risk for severe weather in the Baltimore area on Thursday. Forecasters say that a warm front moving north of the region on Thursday morning will allow temperatures to get significantly warmer. This will set the stage for potential severe thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon and into …

BGE to hold annual PeakRewards preseason test cycling event to prepare for summer

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE will hold its annual preseason test cycling event on Tuesday, May 21, on the central air conditioners and electric water heaters of customers who voluntarily enrolled in the BGE PeakRewards programs. PeakRewards participants receive bill credits of up to $100 during cycling season for allowing BGE to cycle their central air conditioners, heat pumps and/or electric …

BGE prepares for summer storm season

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE is prepared to respond to extreme weather and urges customers to take steps now that can help protect their families and properties. Continued investments in electric system upgrades, new innovative technologies, and the company’s dedicated employees have combined to reduce the average length of a service interruption by 50 minutes since 2012 – but the company …

Councilman Marks supports $41 million in Baltimore County budget cuts

PERRY HALL, MD – At the Baltimore County Council meeting on May 18th, Fifth District Councilman David Marks supported more than $41 million in Baltimore County budget cuts identified by the nonpartisan Auditor’s office. Republicans on the Council were outvoted by the majority party, which settled for $14 million in cuts across the Departments of Public Works, the Office of …