Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

County Executive Olszewski announces distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits, county testing expansion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced updates on Baltimore County’s ongoing efforts to expand access to COVID-19 testing, including plans for the distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID tests for residents and the expansion of county-run testing sites. “Expanding Baltimore County’s testing availability will help ensure residents can take every precaution to protect themselves and their loved …


Education, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech, Sports

BCPS to resume in-person learning on January 3, Councilman Marks applauds decision

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will resume in-person learning on January 3, Superintendent Darryl Williams announced on Thursday. With cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant rising across the state, the Maryland State Department of Education had, this week, urged schools to resume in-person learning after the holiday break and Baltimore County Councilman David Marks issued a statement echoing this sentiment. “With …


Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office collects over $26 million in civil, criminal actions for U.S. taxpayers in FY 2021

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron this week announced that financial collections in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in the District of Maryland reached $26,206,937.09. The U.S. Department of Justice keeps statistics on a fiscal year basis, closing the books each September 30th. “Thanks to the hard work and dedication of employees of the U.S. Attorney’s …

Baltimore County government offices to be closed for Thanksgiving holiday

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccination clinics and testing sites, will be closed on Thursday, November 25th. Additionally, Towson Loop service and CountyRide van service will not operate and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed. County parking meters are …

Baltimore County government offices to close on Thursday, November 11 for Veteran’s Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccination clinics will operate as scheduled, parking meters must be fed, and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages …

Baltimore County government offices, MVA & VEIP stations to be closed on Labor Day

TOWSON, MD—Several local government offices and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. Baltimore County Government Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library …

Maryland man facing federal charges for allegedly sending threatening emails to Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Francis Collins at NIH

GREENBELT, MD—A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., 56, for the federal charges of threats against a federal official and interstate communication containing a threat to harm, specifically for sending emails threatening harm to Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Francis Collins, the current Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The criminal complaint was …

Baltimore County Animal Services: 11 animals dead following seizure from White Hall dog rescue

BALDWIN, MD—Baltimore County Animals Services on Wednesday provided an update on an update to an animal welfare complaint initially investigated earlier this month. Officials say the initial complaint was received on June 28 at “Don’t Be a Bully” dog rescue in White Hall. The investigation resulted in the seizure of 48 dogs of various ages that were found in areas …