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Governor Hogan: Single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines arriving next week, face coverings required in school settings

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced the opening of a FEMA-supported mass vaccination site in Southern Maryland, in addition to expanded surveillance of COVID-19 variants, an executive order requiring face coverings in schools, the arrival of single-dose vaccines next week, and a warning regarding vaccine fraud in Maryland. “Following both the federal and state vaccination plans, we continue to …


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Governor Hogan announces $7 million in emergency relief awards for Main Street communities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $7 million in awards for 41 Main Street programs across the state. The funding will support small businesses and other economic recovery efforts in both the state – and Baltimore City – designated Main Street communities. Through this relief, more than 5,000 businesses will be eligible for support from their local Main Street …


NWS: Icy spots possible overnight in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service issued a special statement on Monday night urging Baltimore area motorists to be wary of icy conditions during the overnight hours. With temperatures dropping to near or below freezing, any residual moisture will re-freeze on untreated surfaces. Residents should use extra caution when driving and walking on Monday night. Assume anything that appears wet is …

Registration opens for M&T Bank Stadium COVID-19 vaccination site

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that registration opened Monday morning for eligible Marylanders to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the state’s newest mass vaccination site, which opens this Thursday, February 25, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore City. “The opening of our next state-run mass vaccination site is another milestone toward ending this pandemic,” said Governor Hogan. “I …

Harford Road shop sells winning $71,660 Maryland Lottery RACETRAX ticket

HAMILTON, MD—A shop located on Harford Road has sold a big winning Maryland Lottery ticket. Officials say that Hamilton News, located at 5438 Harford Road, sold a winning $71,660 RACETRAX ticket last week. As of Monday, February 22, the winning ticket has not yet been claimed. Winners of prizes larger than $25,000 must redeem their tickets at the Maryland Lottery …

Winter Weather Advisory expanded, extended

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has expanded and extended Monday’s Winter Weather Advisory. The advisory now covers all counties shown in blue in the graphic and will expire at 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon. The rapid onset of snow has resulted in snow covered roadways. Snow accumulations of 1 – 3 inches is possible Motorists should plan on slippery road …

Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Baltimore County

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory has been expanded and extended. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for northern Baltimore County. The advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday Snow is expected with total accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Precipitation will arrive between 7 and …

Cedmont man arrested, charged with assaulting ex-wife in Towson

BALTIMORE, MD—A 28-year old man has been arrested and charged with assaulting his ex-wife. Kraun Lamont Carter, of the 4200-block of Glenarm Avenue (21206), was arrested in Towson on Thursday and charged with false imprisonment, first-degree assault, possession of a rifle by a felon, and other charges. Carter is accused of assaulting his ex-wife inside her apartment in the 700-block …