Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

County Executive Olszewski announces distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits, county testing expansion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced updates on Baltimore County’s ongoing efforts to expand access to COVID-19 testing, including plans for the distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID tests for residents and the expansion of county-run testing sites. “Expanding Baltimore County’s testing availability will help ensure residents can take every precaution to protect themselves and their loved …


Business, Family, Weather

Baltimore County Public Library branches to close at 4 p.m. on Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closing early on Monday. Due to low staffing levels at multiple locations combined with inclement weather conditions, all library branches will close at 4 p.m. on January 3rd. In addition, the Storyville at the Rosedale branch is closed on Monday. Officials say branches are expected to open at 9 …


Baltimore County government offices to be closed on New Year’s Eve

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the New Year’s holiday, Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccination clinics and testing sites, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on New Year’s Eve, Friday, December 31st. Towson Loop service and Baltimore County parking meters will operate as scheduled on …

Baltimore County government offices to be closed for Christmas holiday

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the Christmas holiday, Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccination clinics and testing sites, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library, will be closed on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th and on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25th. Towson Loop service and Baltimore County parking meters …

Baltimore County Public Library branches to distribute free COVID-19 test kits this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be distributing free COVID-19 tests kits this weekend. The test kits will be available at all branches beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 11th. The kits are free of charge and will be limited to one per person. Officials say inventory is limited and will be distributed while supplies last. A list …

Kids can practice reading with Pets on Wheels pups at Parkville-Carney Library on Saturday

CARNEY, MD—Kids will have the opportunity to practice reading with some lovable pups in Carney on Saturday. The Baltimore County Public Library’s “Paws to Read” program invites children to practice reading with dogs from Pets on Wheels. The Parkville-Carney Branch has several open spots for the program on Saturday afternoon. Appointments are available at the Parkville-Carney Branch from 3:30 – …

Perry Hall Library to feature Small Business Saturday pop-up shop

PERRY HALL, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be celebrating Small Business Saturday with pop-up shops at five locations, including the Perry Hall branch. The event will be held 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 27th. Patrons will be able to shop local on Small Business Saturday and find items like pottery, candles, fine art, handcrafted jewelry, and …

Baltimore County Public Library kicks off ‘Connecting the Community’ holiday drive

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be collecting items for several nonprofits throughout the County to share with those in need this holiday season. BCPL will collect new, unwrapped items at each of its 19 branches through the “Connecting the Community Toy Drive.” Branch staff selected hyperlocal organizations that will send donations directly back to their community. Each branch …