Business, Family, Politics

Olszewski: Improvements planned at senior centers in Parkville, Overlea

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced over $12 million for major senior center projects across Baltimore County, including an expansion of the existing Woodlawn Senior Center and plans to build a new dedicated senior center in northern Baltimore County. This funding will be included in Olszewski’s Fiscal Year 2022 capital budget, which will be presented to …


Education, Politics

Bevins, Marks: Construction to begin on first of two new schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that construction will begin this month on the first of two new schools in northeastern Baltimore County. The 102,000-square foot elementary school will be built at the intersection of Gum Spring Road and Rossville Boulevard (21237), serving 750 students from an area to be determined after a redistricting process. …


Maryland Tech Council receives $378,000 federal grant to aid Baltimore County businesses during COVID-19

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Maryland Tech Council on Wednesday announced that it will receive a $378,000 federal CARES Act grant to significantly expand its Business Continuity Task Force to assist more entrepreneurs in Baltimore County as they navigate COVID-19’s economic impact. Awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the grant enables MTC to expand the task force’s mentoring services to tech …

Investigation into Baltimore County shooting spree continues

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department are continuing to investigate the fatal shootings that occurred last week in Essex and Phoenix/Glen Arm. Investigators believe that on March 28, 2021, 27-year-old Joshua Green shot five people, killing four of them. According to family members, Green struggled with behavioral health issues. Green shot three people at the Royal Farms store …

Olszewski announces expansion of Baltimore County’s behavioral health crisis emergency services

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced plans to expand Baltimore County’s emergency crisis response programs to provide additional interventions to support residents experiencing behavioral health crises. “This pandemic has challenged all us in unimaginable ways and government must do all we can to provide thoughtful, informed, and compassionate service to our residents in need,” Olszewski said. “This expansion …

Olszewski announces Baltimore County Spring Restaurant Week 2021

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that Baltimore County’s first Spring Restaurant Week will be held from April 16- May 2. For the first time, Baltimore County Restaurant Week deals and special menu items at more than 50 participating establishments will expand to include dine-in, takeout, or curbside pick-up to provide flexible, safe options for residents. “We are …

Olszewski proposes new Baltimore County Department of Housing and Community Development

TOWSON, MD—On the first day of National Fair Housing Month, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced plans to introduce legislation to create the County’s first dedicated Department of Housing and Community Development (DCHD) to help ensure access to affordable housing, provide housing stability support, and develop stronger neighborhoods by providing community revitalization supports in a timely and efficient …

Olszewski announces Baltimore County Fair Election Fund Work Group

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced the creation of the Fair Election Fund Work Group, which will make recommendations to the Baltimore County Council on the creation and implementation of a public financing system for candidates running for county council and county executive in the 2026 election cycle. Establishing a Fair Election Fund is a key priority …