Education, Events, Family, Politics

BCPS breaks ground on new northeast elementary school

ROSEDALE, MD—Ground has been broken on a new northeastern Baltimore County elementary school. On Wednesday morning, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Councilman David Marks, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, Delegates Carl Jackson & Harry Bhandari, and BCPS School Board member Julie Henn were among those who attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new …


Education, Events, Health, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County to hold student vaccination clinics

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced a series of mass vaccination clinics that will be held at high schools in communities that have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and that have vaccination rates lower than the County average. “As students and educators prepare to return to school later this month, their health and safety is …


Groundbreaking for new northeast elementary school rescheduled for August 11

UPDATE: Ground has officially been broken. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced a new date for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new northeast elementary school. 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 …

Olszewski eliminates pretrial supervision fees in Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that, effective August 1, 2021, Baltimore County will eliminate the fees charged to individuals in the Department of Corrections’ Pretrial Community Supervision program – which provides an alternative to incarceration. “We remain fully committed to enacting meaningful and impactful reforms of our justice system, and this is another important step forward …

Baltimore County Public Schools to require universal masking for students, staff, and visitors in schools this fall

UPDATE 2: Baltimore County Public Schools officials have provided additional details on the universal masking decision here. UPDATE: The Baltimore County Parent and Student Coalition will be holding an “Unmask Our Kids Rally” in August. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will require universal masking for students, staff, and visitors in schools for the Fall of the …

BCPS, Baltimore County release updated recommendations for long-term school construction

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and Baltimore County Government on Wednesday released updated recommendations for the County’s Multi-Year Improvement Plan for All Schools (MYIPAS), developed by CannonDesign, a nationally recognized architecture and planning company. Under the recommendations, every school in Baltimore County would receive equitable capital improvements within 15 years and could be completed without any additional revenue increases. “I …

Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners votes to resume ‘to-go’ cocktails

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to resume “to-go” cocktails for carryout or delivery in Baltimore County, effective immediately. Baltimore County’s temporary allowance of to-go cocktails ended on July 1 following the expiration of Governor Hogan’s State of Emergency. Under legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly earlier this year, local liquor licensing …

Baltimore County Fire Department unveils $40 million in new apparatus

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Fire Department this week unveiled a nearly $40 million investment in new, state-of-the-art fire and EMS apparatus. A press briefing introducing the new apparatus was held on Wednesday, July 7th.  County Executive John Olszewski Jr. and Fire Chief Joanne Rund were in attendance at the event. The new apparatus replaces existing units that have aged out of …