Business, Education, Family, Politics

Baltimore County receives $307,000 in grants for Summer Youth Employment Program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Thursday announced that the County’s Summer Youth Employment Program has received four grants totaling $307,000; $100,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, $100,000 from BGE $60,000 from Bank of America, and $47,000 from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Citi Foundation’s Summer Jobs Connect Initiative. Officials say …


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Baltimore County, BGE to bring electric vehicle charging stations to Perry Hall, Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In the latest effort to promote sustainability, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company on Monday announced a partnership to install 28 electric vehicle charging stations on public sites across Baltimore County. “Expanding access to EV chargers in public locations across Baltimore County will be essential in supporting our long-term efforts to increase the number …


Baltimore County announces $400,000 in grant awards to community organizations to enhance local COVID-19 response

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Tuesday announced that 50 local community-based organizations have received grants totaling $400,000 from the Baltimore County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund in a collaborative effort to promote public health and support the County’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “County government is working around the clock to respond to this crisis, …

BGE partners with area caterers to provide nearly 2,000 meals to front-line workers

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE is stepping up in a big way by taking caring of local heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has partnered with six area caterers to provide nearly 2,000 meals to doctors, nurses, and fire stations throughout central Maryland. “Business has slowed down recently, so it’s nice to not just get this order, but …

Baltimore County announces Economic Development Advisory Board

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday issued an Executive Order to create the Baltimore County Economic Development Advisory Board, which will provide input and guidance to the administration on economic development, job creation, workforce development, tourism, arts and culture, and other aspects of the County’s economy. “Baltimore County is already an extraordinary place to do business, with one …

BGE, Attorney General team up to warn customers of holiday scams

BALTIMORE, MD—With the holiday season quickly approaching, BGE is reminding customers to always be on alert for potential payment scams targeting utility customers. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company has seen an increase in scam reports during the holiday season. With holiday shopping and family gatherings planned, scammers are using the holiday season to trick utility customers into …

BGE to hold annual PeakRewards preseason test cycling event to prepare for summer

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE will hold its annual preseason test cycling event on Tuesday, May 21, on the central air conditioners and electric water heaters of customers who voluntarily enrolled in the BGE PeakRewards programs. PeakRewards participants receive bill credits of up to $100 during cycling season for allowing BGE to cycle their central air conditioners, heat pumps and/or electric …

BGE prepares for severe winter storm

BGE says it is is closely monitoring weather forecasts and has fully mobilized to respond to the effects of a nor’easter moving through the mid-Atlantic region Tuesday and Wednesday. The forecast calls for mixed precipitation ranging from rain to heavy, wet snow. Of concern is the potential for sleet, ice, and heavy, wet snow accumulation on trees and power lines. …