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Baltimore County Winter Restaurant Week returns January 13 – 22

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced that the tastiest time of the season will soon return. Baltimore County Winter Restaurant Week will be held Friday, January 13 through Sunday, January 22, 2023. During Baltimore County’s 2023 Winter Restaurant Week, deals and special menu items will be available at more than 40 participating establishments. “Restaurant Week is a beloved Baltimore County …


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Winning lottery tickets produce three new Maryland millionaires

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland has three new millionaires after a week when two people bought second-tier winning Mega Millions tickets in Upper Marlboro and White Hall, and a third person in Waldorf bought a FAST PLAY progressive jackpot ticket worth $1,540,419. As of January 9, only one of the three life-changing prizes had been claimed. The $1 million Mega Millions win in …


Gas prices rise again on refinery challenges

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the second consecutive week, the nation’s average gas price has risen, climbing 8.2 cents from a week ago to $3.25 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is unchanged from a month ago and 3.6 cents per …

Sunday to bring chance of wintry mix in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—After a mild January week in the Baltimore area, some light wintry precipitation is expected at the end of the weekend. The National Weather Service says quiet conditions are expected on Saturday before a weak system may bring a wintry mix to the area on Sunday. Any accumulations should be light, and the precipitation will likely change over to …

POLL: Should Baltimore County ban plastic bags?

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County officials are considering a bill that would ban plastic bags. The Bring Your Own Bag Act hopes to address trash buildup across the county and in its streams. Baltimore County Councilman Izzy Patoka (D-District 2) introduced and serves as one of the lead sponsors of the bill. “I am proud to introduce and serve as one of …

Baltimore County to develop framework for new Resilience Authority to combat ‘climate change’

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced plans to develop a framework for a Resilience Authority that will finance, and support sustainability infrastructure projects to protect Baltimore County’s shorelines, communities, and residents from “climate threats,” according to the official press release. In addition, officials on Thursday announced that Baltimore County was awarded nearly $2 million to support climate resilience efforts in …

Baltimore County Public Schools to hold 2023 Team BCPS Day on January 12

TOWSON, MD—The start of a new year heralds the return of an annual tradition – Team BCPS Day. This year, Team BCPS Day will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2023. All community members are encouraged to wear blue and post photos on social media using #BCPSblue. Awards will be presented for photo creativity. “This year’s Team BCPS Day, Thursday, …

Gas prices jolt higher on Arctic blast refinery shutdowns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the first time in two months, the nation’s average gas price has increased, rising 12.3 cents from a week ago to $3.17 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 22.5 cents from a month ago …