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Frosh joins suit seeking nationwide injunction against new visa rules for international students

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that would bar international students from studying in the United States. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs …


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Volunteer needed at The Exchangeree of THE AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Volunteers are needed in White Marsh. THE AVENUE at White Marsh said on Monday that volunteers are needed at The Exchangeree to stock shelves and to sort and bundle school supplies. In June, THE AVENUE at White Marsh announced that, thanks to their partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, they would soon be opening a …


Councilman Marks introduces bill to look at Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks will introduce legislation to update the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance, the statute designed to govern development in school districts. The bipartisan bill, cosponsored by Councilmembers Izzy Patoka and Wade Kach, would establish a task force to look at changes to the APFO. The task force would include representatives from the Board of Education, …

Free breakfast, lunch available at 81 BCPS locations throughout the summer

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Summer Meals program, offered each year by Baltimore County Public Schools, is officially up and running. At all sites, youth, 18 years of age and younger, receive a breakfast and lunch on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students receive two breakfasts and two lunches for Thursday and Friday. Meals are not distributed on Friday. Service will continue through …

Councilman Marks: Perry Hall High School press box demolition, reconstruction scheduled

PERRY HALL, MD—Perry Hall High School will finally be getting a new press box. Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that Baltimore County Public Schools will demolish the old, structurally unsafe press box at Al Miller Stadium this summer. Construction on a new press box will then begin. In March 2019, it was announced that $200,000 was allocated in state …

BCPS to hold ‘A Conversation on Race’ virtual event

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public schools is inviting the public to watch “A Conversation on Race and Racism in America and Baltimore County Public Schools.” The first-of-its-kind virtual event will be held on Wednesday, July 8, from 4 – 6 p.m., and simulcast over several platforms including BCPS-TV and Microsoft Teams. A simultaneous watch party on Instagram Live will be hosted …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall for 29th straight day

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations had dropped for the 29th consecutive day. As of Thursday morning, there have been 65,777 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.38%, a decrease from Wednesday’s 5.17%. …

Governor Hogan announces over $45 million in education funding to help students affected by COVID-19 pandemic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the commitment of more than $45.6 million in additional education funding for K-12 technology improvements, community college workforce development programs, rural broadband initiatives, and other priorities in every jurisdiction in Maryland, particularly those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act gives governors the flexibility …