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Baltimore County to align with state, reopen restaurants with outdoor seating, churches to resume services

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski held a press conference on Thursday evening to provide an update on the county’s progress with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, Olszewski announced that, effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29, Baltimore County would align with state of Maryland guidelines with regard to Phase One of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to …


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Glassman eases Harford County parking lot requirements to facilitate outdoor dining

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County Executive Barry Glassman on Thursday signed an Executive Order temporarily waiving certain requirements to give restaurants additional space in their parking lots for outside dining. The action under Harford County’s State of Emergency takes effect on Friday, May 29, at 5 p.m. to coincide with Governor Hogan’s completion of Stage One under the Maryland Roadmap to …


Baltimore City moves to allow outdoor dining at area restaurants

BALTIMORE, MD—On Thursday, Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that restaurants with outdoor dining permits can begin serving patrons outside at 5 p.m., on Friday, May 29th. “After consulting with our Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, and reviewing Baltimore City’s health data on COVID-19, we will move forward with allowing outdoor dining,” Mayor Young said. “I want to …

Fullerton restaurant burglarized; man assaulted, thrown into pond during Essex robbery

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this week. At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, an individual punched a man several times and threw him into a nearby pond in the 1400-block of Fuselage Avenue in Middle River (21220). The suspect then stole the victim’s phone and tee shirt. The suspect was later arrested. Sometime between …

Governor Hogan: Outdoor dining to resume at restaurants on Friday evening, outdoor pools allowed to reopen

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday evening held a press conference to provide an update on the state of Maryland’s progress in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. “After another 14 days of continued encouraging trends, Maryland is ready to take the additional steps to complete Stage One of our gradual, safe, and effective recovery plan,” said Governor Hogan. The governor …

WMVFC to begin modified Food Truck Tuesdays next week

WHITE MARSH, MD—An annual tradition will soon return to White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, with a few modifications. WMVFC has announced that Food Truck Tuesdays will return on Tuesday, June 3, 2020. The initial lineup of trucks will consist of Two Guys Grill, Chesapeake Food Works, and Bebo’s Mac Shack. Due to COVID-19, the following changes have been made: – …

Bowman Restaurant delivers 50 meals to workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—A local Carney restaurant is doing their part to help frontline workers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bowman Restaurant on Harford Road delivered 50 platters to the staff at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center this week. The platters consisted of a crabcake sandwich on Kaiser roll, pina colada bread pudding, apple cake, snacks, and water. “Thank you, Bowman, …

Ando’s Market to open Wednesday on The Avenue at White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—A new market will be opening in White Marsh tomorrow. Ando’s Market on The Avenue at White Marsh will open for a sneak peek and with a limited carry-out menu. The new deli is owned by Red Brick Station and will be located between the restaurant and Verizon in the current banquet room space at Red Brick. Ando’s …