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Baltimore County government offices, MVA & VEIP stations to be closed on Labor Day

TOWSON, MD—Several local government offices and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. Baltimore County Government Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library …


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Apple announces Maryland as one of first states to adopt driver’s licenses, state IDs in Apple Wallet

CUPERTINO, CA—Apple on Wednesday announced that it is working with several states across the country, which will roll out the ability for their residents to securely add their driver’s license or state ID to Wallet on their iPhone and Apple Watch. Arizona and Georgia will be the first states to introduce this new innovation to their residents, with Connecticut, Iowa, …


BCPS Virtual Learning Program announces meal distribution change for week of September 6

TOWSON, MD—Free meals will be available to all students enrolled and attending Baltimore County Public Schools’ Virtual Learning Program through June 30, 2022. Schools and offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Additionally, schools will be closed for students on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, for systemwide professional development. Therefore, meal pick-up …

Maryland Department of Labor warns of unemployment claimant email scam

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor is warning residents of an email scam targeting unemployment insurance claimants. Anyone who receives an email similar to the one pictured below is urged NOT to respond.  Do not click on “Verify Account”. Clicking on the “From” field will likely reveal a fraudulent email address. All emails from Maryland’s Division of Unemployment Insurance will …

Governor Hogan announces Connect Maryland, $400 million initiative to ensure universal broadband For Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced the launch of Connect Maryland, a transformative new initiative to supercharge the State of Maryland’s broadband with a total new investment of $400 million to fully address the digital divide. The governor made the announcement in Snow Hill, where he was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones, and …

Baltimore County Public Library announces free streaming partnership via Hoopla

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library has announced a new streaming partnership. Library card holders can now stream free movies, TV shows, comic books, and music via Hoopla. Register for an account at hoopladigital.com or download the free app from the App Store or Google Play. Be sure to have all pertinent library account information ready. Hoopla is the new …