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Governor Hogan signs 66 bills into law [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed 66 bills into law, including legislation to preserve and expand telehealth and mental health services across the state, increase access to high-speed Internet, and bring critical reforms to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “I want to thank our …


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Attorney General Frosh, Environment Secretary Grumbles announce settlement with Home Free Lead Inspections

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles on Monday announced a settlement with Home Free Lead Inspections, LLC (Home Free) and two of its inspectors, Charles Gillis and David Gillis. The settlement resolves allegations that Home Free and the two inspectors failed to properly perform lead-based paint inspections, issued lead-free inspection certificates for properties …


Volunteers clean up 40 bags of trash in Seven Courts community

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A team of volunteers cleaned up more trash in the Nottingham area on Saturday morning. Citizens collected garbage from Perry Hall’s Seven Courts neighborhood, the second of several cleanups organized by Councilman David Marks’ office. Among those who participated on Saturday were the Seven Courts Citizens on Patrol, the Maryland Waterways Foundation, and the Tropical Smoothie Cafe. In all, …

Baltimore County yard materials recycling collection to resume on April 1

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Beginning April 1, 2021, yard materials will be collected separately for recycling (not with trash) from Baltimore County residents with “Y” days on their schedule. These separate yard material collections will occur from April through as late as December 14. For example, if a resident’s first “Y” day is April 12, yard materials set out at the curb or …

Forty volunteers clean Joppa Road, Walther Boulevard

NOTTINGHAM, MD—More than 40 volunteers collected garbage from some of the major corridors in Carney and Perry Hall on Saturday, March 13, as part of a series of community cleanups organized by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. Many of the volunteers were Boy and Girl Scouts and high schoolers. Delegate Carl Jackson also assisted. “Today, we collected trash from heavily-wooded …

Governor Hogan submits $74 million supplemental budget focused on bonus for state employees

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday submitted a $74.1 million supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that provides a $1,000 bonus for all state employees. These bonuses are made possible in part by the budget actions taken last year in response to projected revenue impacts from COVID-19. “This supplemental budget recognizes the hard work of our state employees, who have …

Baltimore County, BGE to bring electric vehicle charging stations to Perry Hall, Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In the latest effort to promote sustainability, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company on Monday announced a partnership to install 28 electric vehicle charging stations on public sites across Baltimore County. “Expanding access to EV chargers in public locations across Baltimore County will be essential in supporting our long-term efforts to increase the number …

Hatzel & Buehler doubles square footage at Greenleigh

WHITE MARSH/MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Hatzel & Buehler, Inc., recognized as the oldest operating electrical contracting company in the United States, has doubled the amount of space leased with St. John Properties, Inc. to more than 20,000 square feet at Greenleigh in White Marsh/Middle River. The company, which was started in 1884 and whose founders worked with Thomas Edison, has now expanded …