Education, Family, Health

BCPS announces meal distribution changes beginning Monday, March 1

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Some Baltimore County Public Schools students will begin attending classes in their school buildings during the week of March 1st. To facilitate the Phase I and Phase II hybrid instruction model, the school system will modify its meal distribution program beginning on Monday. Under this new plan, school officials say all elementary school students who opted for in-person …


Events, Sci-Tech

BROOD X: 17-year cicadas to re-emerge in Maryland this spring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Brood X is coming.  For the first time in nearly two decades, the 17-year locusts (actually, cicadas) are set to return to Maryland this spring. Trillions of the noisy creatures will begin to emerge from the ground in mid-May and stick around through late June.  They typically begin to make their way upward once the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees …


Olszewski highlights partnership with United Way for innovative eviction prevention program

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—In the latest effort to strengthen the safety net for families suffering economic losses as a result of the pandemic, Baltimore County and United Way of Central Maryland have partnered to help prevent evictions in vulnerable communities through the Strategic Targeted Eviction Prevention (STEP) pilot program. The first-of-its-kind effort in Maryland, Baltimore County’s STEP pilot program provided $4 …

Councilman Marks presses for eastern Baltimore County vaccination center

UPDATE: An eastside vaccination center has opened at CCBC Essex. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday lent his support for a vaccination center to serve residents in eastern Baltimore County. “I am wholeheartedly in support of a vaccination clinic to serve our residents in places like Perry Hall, White Marsh, Middle River, and southeastern …

Winter Weather Advisory expanded, extended

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has expanded and extended Monday’s Winter Weather Advisory. The advisory now covers all counties shown in blue in the graphic and will expire at 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon. The rapid onset of snow has resulted in snow covered roadways. Snow accumulations of 1 – 3 inches is possible Motorists should plan on slippery road …

1 – 2 inches of snow possible in Baltimore County on Monday morning

UPDATE: A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for northern Baltimore County. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A small weather disturbance could bring light snow to the Nottingham area on Monday morning. The National Weather Service says there is a potential for hazardous commuting conditions for the Monday morning commute in Baltimore County. A period of snow is possible (60% …

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Baltimore County for Thursday night, Friday morning

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until noon on Friday. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Baltimore County.  The advisory will remain in place until 6 a.m. on Friday morning. The Winter Storm Warning is no longer in effect. Forecasters say light mixed precipitation will continue, with additional …

Winter Storm Watch issued for Baltimore County

UPDATE: A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Baltimore County. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Baltimore metro area. The watch will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Friday morning. Forecasters say total snow accumulations of 5 or more inches and total ice accumulations of 0.25 inches …