Events, Government

New Baltimore County Executive sworn in at Inauguration 2018

John Olszewski, Jr. was sworn in on Monday as Baltimore County’s fourteenth County Executive, vowing to create a more modern, transparent and open government. More than one thousand invited guests, elected officials, county employees, and members of the public celebrated the inauguration of local government officials in the executive, legislative and judicial branches. The inaugural ceremonies took place at Towson …


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Baltimore County Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held Friday

Baltimore County’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the downtown Towson shopping district at Olympian Park, located at the corner of Allegheny Avenue and the traffic circle. This year’s festivities will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on a fire truck, free hot chocolate and cookies, …


Baltimore County Inaugural Ceremonies to be held Dec. 3

The Baltimore County Government Inaugural Ceremonies will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018. The event will be held at SECU Arena at Towson University. The following elected officials will be sworn into office: County Executive John A. Olszewski, Jr. Advertisement County Council Tom Quirk, Izzy Patoka, A. Wade Kach, Julian E. Jones, Jr., David Marks, Cathy …

Baltimore County offices closed for Thanksgiving, free parking available for residents

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Health Department clinics and senior centers will be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday. The courts are closed on Friday, but Baltimore County …

Baltimore County unemployment rate drops

Baltimore County’s unemployment rate has dropped. In just one month, 1,400 people came off of unemployment. The Baltimore County unemployment rate now stands at 4.0%, a significant drop of 0.3% over the previous month, and lower than September rate for the state of Maryland. “This is great economic news. We all benefit when more people bring home a paycheck,” said …

Baltimore County offices closed Monday for Veterans Day

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in recognition of Veterans Day. Health department clinics and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Libraries will be open, parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual. Trash and …