Education, Events, Family

Baltimore County Public Schools officials announce 2022 high school graduation details

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials on Thursday announced 2022 high school graduation details. While in-person seating will be limited at upcoming BCPS’ high school graduations, friends, extended family, and community members are invited to witness these milestone events via livestream. More than 7,000 students will graduate from BCPS this spring. All graduations will be held at Towson University’s SECU …


Business, Sci-Tech

Nationwide gas prices hit new record high: $4.36 per gallon

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Gas prices across the country have hit a new record high.  On Tuesday, GasBuddy reported that gas prices set a fresh record at the pump, rising above the previous all-time high of $4.35 per gallon set in March. The national average price of gas now stands at $4.36 per gallon, and could continue to climb through Memorial Day as summer …


Gas prices spike as oil prices rise, inventories fall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the third consecutive week, the nation’s average gas price has risen, climbing 13.6 cents from a week ago to $4.31 per gallon on Monday according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 19.6 cents from a month ago and $1.36 …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing May 9 – 13, ‘event’ planned for May 11

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. APG has firing tests scheduled Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tentatively, there is also a single event planned for Wednesday, 11 May 2022, that will be heard in some areas off the …

Flood Watch issued for Baltimore area on Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch covers southern Baltimore County and Baltimore City and will be in effect from 5 p.m. on Friday through noon on Saturday. Forecasters say expected heavy rains may lead to flooding. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and …

Maryland State Police to participate in NHTSA’s ‘Move Over’ awareness campaign this weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be joining law enforcement agencies across the country by participating in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Slow down – Move Over” campaign Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8. Every day, thousands of first responders and road workers take to the streets to help keep Americans safe. And every …

Eastern Tech ranked among top 75 magnet schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School ranks among the top 75 magnet schools in the nation and top 10 high schools in Maryland according to the 2022 Best High Schools list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The school was also named one of the best public high school in the Baltimore region. Eastern Tech, the third highest rated school …

Gas prices rise for second straight week as diesel skyrockets

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the second straight week, the nation’s average gas price is up, rising 6.9 cents from a week ago to $4.17 per gallon on Monday according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 1 cent from a month ago and $1.29 …