Around Maryland, Entertainment, Police/Fire

MDTA Police release new collectible K-9 trading cards

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police released its second generation of collectible K-9 trading cards on Friday, recognizing MDTA Police K-9s who have joined the agency in the last few years: K-9 Uzi, K-9 Nelly, K-9 Maximus, K-9 Max, K-9 Llano, K-9 Brick, and K-9 Archi. Fun facts about the K-9 officers, provided by their human partners, are included on …


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Lt. Governor Miller joins state employees, Maryland Alliance Of Boys And Girls Clubs to deliver back-to-school supplies

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller this week joined officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland State Department of Education, and Maryland Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs to help ensure students across the state are prepared for the 2023-24 school year. At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, Lt. Governor Miller helped pack bags …


Governor Moore announces expanded Port of Baltimore e-commerce shipping service

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced that ZIM Shipping Lines, one of the top ocean carrier container companies in the world and major container shipping customer at Maryland’s Port of Baltimore is doubling its service to the state, increasing its E-commerce Baltimore Express frequency from bi-weekly to weekly, beginning at the end of February. ZIM will also increase the …

MDOT, MSDE collecting back-to-school supplies for students

BALTIMORE, MD—To help Maryland students prepare for for the upcoming school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are partnering with the Boys and Girls Club Maryland Alliance for a statewide Back to School Supply Drive from Monday, July 11, through Friday, July 29, 2022. MDOT business units including the Transportation Secretary’s …

Governor Hogan welcomes new container shipping line service to Port Of Baltimore [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week welcomed the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s newest container line service, the ZIM e-Commerce Baltimore Express (ZXB) from China and Southeast Asia. ZXB is part of Israel-based ZIM Shipping Lines, one of the top ocean carrier container companies in the world, and the service will begin with bi-weekly frequency and build up to …

Governor Hogan unveils stained glass light box honoring Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday unveiled a stained glass light box commemorating the life and legacy of Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley. The governor and First Lady Yumi Hogan were joined for the event by Secretary Jim Ports of the Maryland Department of Transportation, Executive Director Bill Doyle of the Maryland Port Administration, and Congressman Kweisi Mfume. “The First Lady …

Four massive Neo-Panamax container cranes arrive at Port of Baltimore following two-month journey [PHOTOS]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday welcomed four new massive Neo-Panamax container cranes to the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal following a two-month journey that included passage under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The governor was joined by officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration and its public-private partner, Ports America …

Traffic on Maryland roads, highways begins to exceed pre-pandemic levels

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Marylanders are returning to roadways, airways, and other forms of travel in numbers approaching pre-pandemic levels, marking major milestones for state transportation, tourism and economic recovery. “Holiday travel during the Fourth of July Weekend exceeding 2019 levels is an important milestone signaling our state’s strong recovery from the pandemic,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “Traffic volumes are exceeding pre-pandemic levels …