Baltimore County announces plans for new BCPL branch, rec center at 90,000 square-foot shared site

RANDALLSTOWN, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced that the County plans to acquire a 90,000 square-foot property for a shared 21st-century facility that will house a new, expanded Randallstown branch of the Baltimore County Public Library and a brand-new Department of Recreation and Parks center. The new building will be able to house multiple services under one roof, which will increase […]

Delegates urge Air Force to keep National Guard Flying Wing in Middle River

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Friday, February 9, 2024, Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki sent a letter to Secretary Kendall of the U.S. Air Force imploring him to keep the flying wing of the Air National Guard at Martin State Airport. In bipartisan unity, every delegate from Baltimore County signed the letter. The letter addressed the potential removal of the flying mission […]

Governor Moore unveils ENOUGH Act with support from local officials, community leaders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week unveiled the ENOUGH Act, a first-in-the-nation state-level effort to end concentrated poverty. Joined at LIFE Ministries Church in Brooklyn by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller; Senate President Bill Ferguson; Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones; Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott; Baltimore City Councilwoman Phylicia Porter; Baltimore Community Foundation Chief Executive Officer Dr. Shanaysha Sauls; […]

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Pikesville Armory transformation project

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Wes Moore, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, and other local officials this week attended a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming transformation of the Pikesville Armory in Baltimore County. The historic military site is set to be revitalized into an intergenerational regional hub to support recreation, sports, and the arts in the community. “We are here […]

Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and State of Maryland leaders announce Regional Water Governance Task Force members

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, state and local officials named the members appointed to the Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force. The 13-member coalition is a diverse group of experts and stakeholders from across Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and the State of Maryland who aim to address pressing water-related challenges in the region and foster sustainable solutions. Created by an act of […]

Baltimore County releases ‘Reimagine Security Square’ report outlining long-term, community-driven roadmap for future of site

WINDSOR MILL, MD—Baltimore County today released the “Reimagine Security Square” final report outlining a long-term, community-driven roadmap for the site’s redevelopment. This new report, released in partnership with JMT, Ayers Saint Gross, and Landwise Advisors, comes following an extensive community-design charrette process and proposes a holistic and aspirational vision for the future of the Security Square site. “In alignment with […]

Baltimore County to acquire additional 12-acre site at Security Square for $6.85 million [VIDEO]

WINDSOR MILL, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday afternoon announced that Baltimore County will acquire a new 12-acre parcel at Security Square for $6.85 million. In combination with the prior acquisition of the former Sears site, Baltimore County will now own over one-third of the overall site at Security Square, which officials say will help support a coordinated, long-term vision […]

Governor Moore swears In Lieutenant Colonel Roland L. Butler Jr. as Superintendent of Maryland State Police

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Tuesday, Governor Wes Moore swore in Lieutenant Colonel Roland L. Butler, Jr. as the Superintendent of the Maryland State Police. Governor Moore was joined by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, Secretary of State Susan Lee, House Speaker Adrienne Jones, and Senate President Bill Ferguson for the ceremony. “Superintendent Butler is the best person to move the Maryland Department of […]