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Governor Hogan writes letter thanking President Trump for use of federal COVID-19 testing labs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan wrote a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday accepting his offer to allow the state of Maryland to utilize federal labs for COVID-19 testing and to request guidance on how to move forward with this federal-state collaboration. “Maryland is fortunate to have a plethora of federal installations with the potential to play a critical role …


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One coronavirus case confirmed at Aberdeen Proving Ground

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Officials at Aberdeen Proving Ground have confirmed one case of coronavirus on the site. In a Monday statement, Garrison Commander Col. Tim Druell confirmed that one person on the Aberdeen military base had tested positive and several other employees had been tested. Those results have not yet come back. Aberdeen Proving Ground has upgraded its health protection condition …


The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region elects five new board members

ABERDEEN, MD—The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR) announced on Tuesday that they had elected five new board members. Elizabeth Bayer, Michael Bertrand, and Michael Griffith were elected to the foundation board while Kim Marino and Eric Rebbert were elected to its governance board of directors. Elizabeth Bayer is senior vice president of internal audit for the Aberdeen Proving …

Three Eastern Tech students to participate in STEM internships at Aberdeen Proving Ground

ESSEX, MD – Eight students from Baltimore County Public Schools, including three from Eastern Tech, have been selected to participate in the 2019 RISE Program for students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The students participating from BCPS are: Eastern Tech High School Nicole McClelland Amir Moon Edjivede Yamonche Franklin High School Rita Rozental Sarah …

APG testing noise may be more noticeable

Officials at Aberdeen Proving Ground say residents may notice some noise on Wednesday. A message sent by APG states: Dear Community Members, While we test every day here at APG, due to the weather today (Wednesday), you might be experiencing more noise than normal. There’s no cause for concern. Please feel free to message us here (on Facebook) if you …

Plume of smoke from APG visible in Nottingham area

A plume of smoke visible for miles is nothing to be alarmed about, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. WMVFC said on Wednesday that it had received multiple calls related to smoke in the area. The cause was determined to be a large range fire contained to Aberdeen Proving Ground. Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company also confirmed that the …

APG ‘controlled burn’ to be visible from I-95 on Thursday

Don’t be alarmed if you see smoke when travelling north along Interstate 95 on Thursday. The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, along with the Aberdeen Proving Ground Department of Emergency services, is planning controlled burns Thursday, January 26, for management of downrange areas at APG. Efforts will be made to minimize the smoke from impacting on-post and off-post residential communities. …