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BOOM ALERT: Firing test scheduled for Friday at Aberdeen Proving Ground

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has a single test scheduled for Friday. Between approximately 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on February 16, there is a single testing event scheduled that will be heard in some off-post locations. Officials say these operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring …


Education, Events, Family

Registration opens for BCPS fine arts summer enrichment programs

TOWSON, MD—Registration has opened for students interested the summer enrichment opportunities offered by Baltimore County Public Schools. This summer, the school system will offer camps in visual arts, dance, instrumental music, songwriting, and musical theatre. All programs are open to students entering Grades 5-12 in the 2024-2025 school year, except for the visual arts summer program, which will accept students …


BOOM ALERT: Firing test scheduled for Thursday afternoon at Aberdeen Proving Ground

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has a single test scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Between approximately 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on February 15, there is a single testing event scheduled that will be heard in some off-post locations. Officials say these operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are integral to …

Middle River warehouse manager snags winning $50,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Vacation planning tops the to-do list for a Middle River resident who is celebrating a scratch-off win of $50,000. A warehouse manager for four decades, the loyal player bought a 100X The Cash instant ticket and just claimed the game’s second-tier prize. He plays scratch-offs two to three times a week, the player told Maryland Lottery officials. The …

Delegates urge Air Force to keep National Guard Flying Wing in Middle River

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Friday, February 9, 2024, Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki sent a letter to Secretary Kendall of the U.S. Air Force imploring him to keep the flying wing of the Air National Guard at Martin State Airport. In bipartisan unity, every delegate from Baltimore County signed the letter. The letter addressed the potential removal of the flying mission …

Baltimore County Public Schools closed on Tuesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Due to inclement weather, Baltimore County Public Schools and offices will be closed on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. The Baltimore County Board of Education meeting scheduled for Tuesday will be held virtually. Harford County Public Schools will have asynchronous virtual instruction on Tuesday. Students will be expected to participate in asynchronous virtual instruction.

Baltimore County, Harford County Public Schools to open 2 hours late on Tuesday

UPDATE: BCPS will now be closed on Tuesday and HCPS will be asynchronous. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—As another round of wintry weather approaches the Baltimore area, two local school systems have announced delayed openings for Tuesday. Due to impending inclement weather, all Baltimore County Public Schools and offices will open two hours late on Tuesday morning, February 13, …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of February 12

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has firing operations scheduled for the week of February 12, 2024. APG has testing operations scheduled from Monday, February 12, through Friday, February 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Noise may be heard in some areas off the installation. Military weapons, watercraft and/or aircraft will be visible during …