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GreenDrop holds ribbon-cutting ceremony in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new, manned donation center opened in White Marsh. GreenDrop held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the parking lot at White Marsh Mall on Friday morning. “This morning, I joined Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Senator Kathy Klausmeier at the opening of GreenDrop at White Marsh Mall,” said Councilman David Marks. “This is a manned recycling center. Unlike boxes that never …


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Water service to be interrupted for hydrant replacement on Silver Spring Road next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Water service will be temporarily interrupted for some Nottingham residents next week. The Department of Public Works says that water will be shut off in the 4100-block of Silver Spring Road (21236) on at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23rd. Service is expected to be restored by around 2 p.m. Water is being shut off to replace an inoperable …


Olszewski announces Baltimore County government office closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that Baltimore County government offices, as well as District and Circuit Courts and CountyRide van service will be closed on Friday, June 18, in recognition of Juneteenth National Independence Day. This week, President …

Governor Hogan announces state agency closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE 2: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. UPDATE: A list of Baltimore County closures can be found here. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that state government agencies and offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Juneteenth …

Maryland Board of Public Works approves more than $20 million in grants to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution, improve water quality

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved more than $20 million in grants to reduce pollution and improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. “These are smart investments to protect public health and prevent water pollution in Maryland communities and the …

Baltimore County, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announce return of free summer concert series at Oregon Ridge

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County, in partnership with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, on Wednesday announced that free summer concerts at Oregon Ridge Park will return this summer starting July 8th. “We are thrilled to welcome the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra back to Oregon Ridge, for not just one, but four weeks of free summer concerts,” said Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski. “The return …

Governor Hogan announces end of COVID-19 state of emergency, all mandates to end July 1 [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday held a press conference from the State House in Annapolis with Maryland Department of Health Secretary Dennis Schrader and Deputy Secretary Jinlene Chan. The governor announced that, as of Tuesday, Maryland has administered more than 6.5 million vaccines and more than 72 percent of Marylanders 18 and older and nearly 90 percent of those …

Baltimore County announces grant program to support Independence Day activities

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced a one-time grant opportunity to support County-based non-profit organizations hosting Independence Day events throughout Baltimore County. Administered by the Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD), awards of up to $3,000 will be provided to support activities including parades, festivals, and/or fireworks, within Baltimore County. Eligible applicants must have filed a special …