Baltimore County offices, facilities closed on Thursday for July 4 holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on July 4 in recognition of the Independence Day holiday. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed, parking meters free, and CountyRide vans and the Towson Loop will not operate on the holiday. Additionally, trash, single stream recyclables and yard materials will […]

Maryland NRP to step up boating patrols for Fourth of July

BALTIMORE, MD—Boating accidents are on the rise, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police will be stepping up patrols to help reduce boating under the influence incidents. This holiday weekend marks the Fourth of July, and NRP expects more boaters in local lakes, ponds, and rivers. With the increase in boaters, NRP is also increasing its efforts to educate […]

Maryland State Police to conduct statewide DUI crackdown over July 4 weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police will increase patrols across the state over the July 4 weekend to deter drunk driving, the agency announced. The crackdown, which begins on Wednesday, will include saturation patrols from all 23 barracks in Maryland, the agency said in a statement. The patrols will focus on major routes as well as work zones. Troopers will also pay […]

Where to watch 2024 Independence Day fireworks in Baltimore County [FULL LIST]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced the full list of approved Fourth of July fireworks displays for Independence Day weekend and week. Independence Day fireworks will take place throughout Baltimore County all weekend long and into next week. Here’s the full list of 2024 fireworks displays: Big Truck Brewery June 29th, 9:00 p.m. 19919 Cameron Mill Rd, Parkton, MD 21120 […]

Maryland State Fire Marshal urges attending public fireworks displays, following safety guidelines

BALTIMORE, MD—With the 4th of July weekend fast approaching, the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking residents to attend public fireworks displays or follow safety precautions when using their own fireworks. One way to safely enjoy the holiday is to attend one of the many public fireworks displays throughout the state, the Acting State Fire Marshal said in a […]