Business, Family, Politics

Olszewski announces $17 million in new funding for eviction prevention in Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced that Baltimore County will receive an additional $17 million dollars in rental assistance funding from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, through its allocation of federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds. The new funds will bring the County’s overall investment in housing stability initiatives since the beginning of the …


Business, Education, Health, Politics

Councilman Marks honors 19 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that 19 outstanding volunteers would be named Fifth District Citizens of the Year. The Citizens of the Year program was created in 2011 as a way for Councilman Marks to recognize good works throughout the Fifth District, which stretches from Towson to Kingsville. Councilman Marks solicited nominations from the public, but also …


Olszewski allocates $2 million for phase two of eviction prevention

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced, under the second phase of the County’s eviction prevention program, that the County will provide up to $2 million in rental assistance for residents who have lost income as a result of the pandemic and are at risk of losing their housing. The County will begin accepting applications on October 6th. …

BCPS expands meal options for students

UPDATE 2: BCPS has announced changes to the Mobile Meal Program. UPDATE: The list of available locations has been expanded. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—In addition to the previously announced free meals available from Baltimore County Public Schools, the school system expanded meal sites on Tuesday and will begin providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner at all sites on Wednesday, …

Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings to be closed until further notice

TOWSON, MD—Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings will be closed to the public effective Saturday March 14, until further notice. Vestibule areas of the free meal sites for youth 18 and under will be the only exception. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the Department of Recreation and Parks will offer limited meal distribution to children …