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Maryland State Police issue hundreds of distracted driving citations during statewide initiative

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police issued hundreds of citations and warnings related to distracted driving violations as part of a statewide effort on Thursday to combat the issue on Maryland roads. The initiative was conducted in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office and AAA Mid-Atlantic as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It was …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 3.27 million doses. Approximately 78.5% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code …


CDC, FDA warn of non-viral hepatitis, liver failure tied to ‘Real Water’ drink

BALTIMORE, MD—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration have launched an investigation into “Real Water” brand alkaline water after cases of acute non-viral hepatitis and liver failure were reported by consumers. The CDC and FDA were notified of five cases of acute, non-viral hepatitis in children by the Southern Nevada Health District on March …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports record-high 76,590 new COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of 76,590 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 2,836,766 doses. According to the CDC, 40.7% of Marylanders 18 and older have now received at least one dose. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip …

Traffic pattern shift expected along northbound I-95 in April

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists using Interstate 95 should prepare for a traffic pattern shift beginning in April. As part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) $1.1 billion program to relieve congestion and improve travel along the I-95 corridor into Harford County, northbound I-95 between MD 152 to MD 24 will be shifting to a new traffic pattern. Anticipated to begin on Friday, …

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Nottingham area. The warning will be in effect until 6:15 p.m. on Sunday and affects the entire NottinghamMD.com coverage area. At just after 5:30 p.m., thunderstorms with a history of producing wind damage and measured wind gusts to near 60 mph were located along a line extending …

Wind Advisory issued for Baltimore area, storms approaching from the west

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Baltimore area as a line of storms approaches the area on Sunday afternoon. The advisory will be in effect at 8 p.m. on Sunday evening until 4 a.m. West winds of 15 to 25 mph …

Stormy weather possible in Baltimore area on Sunday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Sunday will be a wet day in the Baltimore area, but it could also be a bit stormy. The National Weather Service there is a slight chance for storms throughout the day on Sunday. These storms could be accompanied by damaging winds, hail, and possibly even a few tornadoes. There is a near-100% chance of precipitation with a high …