Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County’s Solid Waste Work Group issues recommendations to improve recycling, solid waste system

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Tuesday released the final report of the Solid Waste Work Group, offering 19 recommendations for improving the County’s solid waste collection and disposal system and reducing the overall volume of trash produced in Baltimore County. “We have an obligation to take action now to reduce our waste and create a sustainable path forward for generations …


Business, Police/Fire, Politics

Olszewski announces new hiring incentives for Baltimore County Police Department, Department of Corrections

TOWSON, MD—In the latest effort to attract and retain qualified applicants for critical public safety positions, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced employment bonus incentives for new hires in the Baltimore County Police Department and the Baltimore County Department of Corrections. “We are committed to doing everything we can to recruit the best-qualified candidates into these vital roles …


Delegate Jackson, Councilman Marks to hold outdoor town hall in Dunfield community

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Delegate Carl Jackson and Councilman David Marks will hold a town hall meeting in the Dunfield community later this month. The outdoor meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in the Dunfield Town Homes leasing office lot. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss building a new Dunfield Community Center. “I have …

Olszewski announces new COVID-19 vaccination policy for Baltimore County employees

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday morning announced that, beginning October 15, 2021, all Baltimore County government employees who are not vaccinated will be required to be tested for COVID-19 weekly. “Public health is a shared responsibility, and we each have to do our part in order to protect the health and wellbeing of our workforce and the public …

Baltimore County Police Department celebrates graduation of 158th Recruit Class [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department held two ceremonies to recognize those officers who were being promoted and for the recruits who were graduating from the 158th Recruit Class. The Promotion Ceremony was held in the Theatre at CCBC-Dundalk. Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Chief Melissa R. Hyatt addressed those being promoted and members of the recruit …

Baltimore County invites applications for arts, cultural grants

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that applications are now open for Fiscal Year 2023 Operating Grants to support not-for-profit organizations that offer visual and performing arts, science, and humanities programs. Organizations both in and near Baltimore County may apply for grants, as long as they serve Baltimore County’s residents. “Baltimore County is proud to be home …