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Olszewski names Christmas Eve 2020 county holiday, Baltimore County offices closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. County parking meters are free on both days. Modified Baltimore County COVID-19 Testing Schedule Due …


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Baltimore County cancels Friday’s recycling collections

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Due to continued icy road conditions impacting some alleys and narrow roadways, Baltimore County recycling collections scheduled for Friday, December 18, have been canceled to allow crews to focus on this week’s remaining trash pickups. Those residents who normally have their recycling picked up on Fridays are asked to hold their materials until the next scheduled pickup, or bring …


Separate Baltimore County yard materials collection ending for 2020

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The separate collection of yard materials for Baltimore County residents with “Y” days on their collection schedules will end for the winter season in December and will resume in April 2021. The date of the last 2020 “Y” day varies among County collection schedules. Residents should refer to their particular schedule for details (the final “Y” day will occur …

Baltimore County government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Health Department COVID-19 testing sites and CountyRide van service, will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Thursday, November 26. County parking meters are free on the holiday. Due to the …

Baltimore County to hold public hearing on amendment to solid waste management plan

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works is proposing an amendment to the County’s Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan regarding the availability of recycling in office buildings 150,000 square feet or larger (approximately 20 in the County). For community input, a web-based public hearing will be held in cooperation with the County Planning Board. The hearing is tentatively …

Director of DPW to retire, Olszewski makes other Baltimore County personnel announcements

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday made several important personnel announcements, filling key Baltimore County positions. “The key to building a better Baltimore County is building a great team, and I’m thrilled that these talented individuals will put their experience and passion to work on behalf of our residents and communities,” Olszewski said. Department of Public Works Acting Director …

Baltimore County offices, facilities to be closed for Labor Day holiday on September 7

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, September 7, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Health Department COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters will be free on the holiday. The …

Baltimore County secures new market agreement to recycle glass

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Thursday announced the Department of Public Works – Bureau of Solid Waste Management has started a new glass recycling program in partnership with Cap Glass, Inc. of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Under the new 10-year agreement, the county will deliver glass from the Cockeysville Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) to the Cap Glass facility in Baltimore City. Cap …