Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

County Executive Olszewski announces distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits, county testing expansion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced updates on Baltimore County’s ongoing efforts to expand access to COVID-19 testing, including plans for the distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID tests for residents and the expansion of county-run testing sites. “Expanding Baltimore County’s testing availability will help ensure residents can take every precaution to protect themselves and their loved …


Crime, Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Councilman Marks to hold town hall meeting on crime, public safety

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that his office will hold an online town hall meeting to discuss crime control and public safety. He will be joined by the three police captains from the Fifth District and State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger. The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom information …


Baltimore County Public Schools to open two hours late on Friday

UPDATE: BCPS will now be closed on Friday. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will open two hours late on Friday, January 7, due to expected severe weather. Morning pre-kindergarten classes are cancelled. All school administrative offices and central offices will open on a two-hour delay. BCPS officials will reevaluate road conditions and provide any updates at …

WINTER WEATHER: NWS provides updated snowfall forecast, arrival timeline

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect until 7 a.m. on Friday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Another round of snow is headed toward Maryland and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued. Forecasters are calling for 2 to 4 inches of total accumulation with isolated pockets of up to 6 inches. The Winter Weather Advisory will be …

Water main break reported in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—A water main break in the Parkville area has left dozens of residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 3100-block of Garden Avenue (21234). Approximately 40 customers are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs.  Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo via …

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Thursday night, Friday morning in Baltimore area

UPDATE 2: The Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect until 7 a.m. on Friday. UPDATE: Find out when the snow will arrive in Maryland here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory covers southern Baltimore County—including the Nottingham area—and Baltimore City and will be in …

Baltimore County to open new COVID-19 testing center at White Marsh Mall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County will open a new COVID-19 testing site at White Marsh Mall, County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced on Wednesday. The new site will open on Monday, January 10, in the former Sears location. Existing testing sites are already open in Dundalk, Randallstown, and Towson. Residents can call the Baltimore County COVID-19 hotline at 410-887-3816 to schedule a testing …