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Governor Hogan announces expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Marylanders 65 and older

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. The state will make 50,000 doses available next week to hospitals, county health departments, and federally qualified health centers to launch clinics focused on elderly populations. “A return to a sense of normalcy has been made possible by …


Crime, Police/Fire

Rosedale mail thief pleads guilty to identity theft, fraud charges

ROSEDALE, MD—A man who stole mail from the Rosedale Post Office has pleaded guilty to identity theft charges. Nicholas Milano White, 29, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty this week to the federal charges of conspiracy to steal mail, emergency benefits fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. …


AG Frosh joins lawsuit over proposed changes to U.S. Postal Service

UPDATE: The head of the U.S. Postal Service said on Tuesday he would pause operational changes at the agency until after the November election. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced that Maryland is joining a multistate coalition in filing a federal lawsuit challenging operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service. The proposed Postal …

Councilman Marks speaks out regarding Carney, Perry Hall postal service delays

PERRY HALL, MD—Many residents in the Carney and Perry Hall area are frustrated after experiencing lengthy delays in receiving their mail. Residents have posted in several online forums and groups stating that their mail has been delayed, with some individuals not receiving mail at all for several days. On Wednesday, Councilman David Marks urged residents to contact federal officials. “To …

Councilman Marks: No positive COVID-19 tests reported among employees at Nottingham post office

UPDATE 2: When NottinghamMD.com inquired about an online rumor claiming that an employee at this post office had been quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure, we received the following response from USPS: Consistent with the nondisclosure provisions of the Rehabilitation Act and Privacy Act, USPS Policy prohibits the disclosure of the information sought. UPDATE: NottinghamMD.com has reached out to the USPS …

USPS considers delivering mail by drone

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The United States Postal Service has announced that it’s considering adding drones to its fleet of mail delivery vehicles. USPS is “investigating the feasibility of utilizing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, as delivery vehicles for mail as an integrated part of its vehicle delivery fleet, as well as to provide image and other data collection services,” the company …