Business, Government

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 …


Business, Government

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. Advertisement “This is great economic news. We all benefit when more people bring home a paycheck,” …


Mohler seeks citizen input on open data

Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler is asking citizens what information and data they would like see displayed in an easy-to-use format on the Baltimore County website at www.baltimorecountymd.gov. Effective immediately, citizens may share their suggestions as to what data should be easily available on the Baltimore County website by sending an email to transparency@baltimorecountymd.gov. “Our staff will evaluate and discuss …

Baltimore County launches BaltCoBike 2030 initiative

Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler has announced a plan to jump-start the development of new bike trails and bike lanes linking neighborhoods, parks, and schools in and around Baltimore County. This funding initiative supports a county-wide master planning process for improving bicycle and pedestrian access and safety intended to add to the livability and sustainability of Baltimore County communities. “People …

County purchases 23 acres in Middle River to be preserved as open space

Baltimore County has purchase several acres of land in Middle River that will be preserved as “Open Space.” Using environmentally beneficial Program Open Space funding, the county will be acquiring 22.93 acres on the southwest corner of Bengies Road and Bourque Avenue (21220). The announcement was made on Tuesday by County Executive Don Mohler and Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. These large …

Ribbon-cutting held at Honeygo Elementary School [VIDEO]

 It’s official. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at Honeygo Elementary School, the area’s first new school in over 25 years. Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White, Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler, Councilman David Marks, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, BCPS Board Member Julie Henn, and many other elected officials. “Congratulations …