Business, Emergency Response, Science

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 …


Business, Education, Government, Science

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 …


Baltimore ransomware attack: how are county residents affected?

TOWSON, MD – As Baltimore City works to address the ransomware attack on their computer systems, Baltimore County officials are sharing information about the possible implications for Baltimore County residents. It’s important to note that Baltimore County has not experienced a ransomware attack, however, there are a few ways county residents could impacted by the attack. County officials are working …

Olszewski announces plans to accelerate Baltimore County’s response to the opioid epidemic

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced plans to accelerate the county’s response to the opioid crisis by engaging members of the public and convening an expert working group. Beginning this week, members of the public are encouraged to provide input through an online survey (available in both English and Spanish). In addition, residents will have …

Rabid raccoon found in Carney

CARNEY, MD – The Baltimore County Department of Health is warning local residents after officials recovered a rabid raccoon this week. The dead animal was found in the 2700-block of Summit Avenue at Strabane Court (21234) on the evening of Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The animal tested positive for rabies. If you, your pet, or anyone you know has recently …

Gov. Hogan celebrates Department of Natural Resources’ 50th anniversary

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday took part in the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) annual employee meeting and the department’s 50th anniversary celebration at Sandy Point State Park. Governor Hogan was joined by DNR Secretary Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio and more than 400 dedicated public servants diligently working to preserve, protect, restore, and enhance Maryand’s environment for this and …