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Councilman Marks: Fixing the Harford/Joppa Road intersection a priority for 10 years

The following is an op/ed piece from Councilman David Marks: When I ran for office in 2010, I stood with a sign at the corner of Harford and Joppa Roads that read “Fix This Intersection.” This junction of two major corridors has been gridlocked for decades, and rebuilding the intersection has been a top priority since I was elected. I …


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Maryland announces summer-friendly hours at COVID-19 testing sites

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced summer-friendly hours at many of the state’s COVID-19 testing sites. Beginning this week, state-operated testing sites at Six Flags America theme park and several other locations will provide testing from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on their days of operation. “As we move into Phase Two of our Roadmap to Recovery, summer-friendly testing …


Man assaulted during robbery at Perry Hall CVS

UPDATE: Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has issued the following statement: “I have spoken to the Parkville police precinct about this incident which occurred during the early morning hours. The Baltimore County Police Department robbery unit is actively investigating. The county has a high clearance rate for these crimes and I am confident arrests will be made. “Thank you to …

Governor Hogan announces new COVID-19 testing sites in Carney, Essex, Fallston; Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops To 12%

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to 12.4%, and the state is now up to nearly 100 major testing sites statewide, including a new site in Carney. “Each day, we are conducting more tests and offering more places for Marylanders to get tested,” said Governor Hogan. “We have now conducted 316,797 COVID-19 …

Governor Hogan, CVS Health announce 17 new drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and CVS Health on Thursday announced 17 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Maryland. The opening of additional test sites across the state will be announced by the end of the month. This announcement comes two days after Governor Hogan signed an emergency order authorizing the state’s nearly 1,200 pharmacies to …

Long-awaited expansion of Joppa/Harford Road intersection to advance in 2020

UPDATE: Phase One will begin in fall of 2020. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Construction will finally begin in 2020 on the long-awaited improvements to the intersection of Harford Road and Joppa Road in Carney, according to Councilman David Marks Initially, the work was set to begin back in 2018, but the delays involved with the opening of the new …

Baltimore County officials encourage residents to dispose of unwanted medications on National Drug Take-Back Day

TOWSON, MD—On Saturday, October 26, Baltimore County officials are recognizing National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, a nationwide initiative organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to highlight safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs in communities, while raising awareness about the disease of prescription drug addiction. On National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, residents are encouraged …

Nottingham CVS robbed, dog stolen during burglary, burglar caught eating food

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating a series of crimes that were reported over the past few days. At just before 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 11, while at the bus stop in the area of Philadelphia Road at Petrie Way in Rosedale (21237), an individual attempted to steal the victim’s bicycle and threatened to assault the victim. The suspect …