Business, Events, Politics

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 …


Education, Events

BCPS to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new northeast elementary school next week

ROSEDALE, MD—A date has been set and ground will be broken on a new northeastern Baltimore County elementary school. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Council in officially breaking ground for a new 735-seat northeastern elementary …


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 …

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 …

Baltimore County Revenue Authority now providing contactless parking payments via ParkMobile

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Revenue Authority on Monday announced a new partnership with ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the U.S., to provide contactless parking payments in Baltimore County. ParkMobile will be available at 1525 parking spaces throughout the County. As businesses resume normal operations in the coming months, contactless payments will provide residents and …

Overlea High School graduate to be honored as one of Baltimore County’s 2021 Women of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Women’s Commission will recognize three outstanding women during its 39th Annual “Woman of the Year” Awards Ceremony. The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” Baltimore County’s 2021 visionary women of Baltimore County are: Sharon Y. …

Baltimore County launches traffic stop data dashboard

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday released a new interactive data dashboard displaying detailed information about police traffic stops in Baltimore County. This new dashboard expands Olszewski’s unprecedented efforts to provide more information to the public and increase transparency and accountability. “Building a culture of transparency is critical for making our government more responsive and accountable to the people …

Baltimore County receives $307,000 in grants for Summer Youth Employment Program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Thursday announced that the County’s Summer Youth Employment Program has received four grants totaling $307,000; $100,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, $100,000 from BGE $60,000 from Bank of America, and $47,000 from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Citi Foundation’s Summer Jobs Connect Initiative. Officials say …