Business, Politics, Sci-Tech, Traffic

Baltimore County Revenue Authority now providing contactless parking payments via ParkMobile

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Revenue Authority on Monday announced a new partnership with ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the U.S., to provide contactless parking payments in Baltimore County. ParkMobile will be available at 1525 parking spaces throughout the County. As businesses resume normal operations in the coming months, contactless payments will provide residents and …


Education, Sci-Tech, Weather

National Weather Service to hold Baltimore County SKYWARN class in July

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Attention, weather enthusiasts! The National Weather Service will hold a virtual SKYWARN class for Baltimore County residents next month. The class will be held 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Participants will learn how to identify storms and how to report storm damage. SKYWARN® is a national network of volunteer severe weather spotters. The spotters are …


Baltimore County launches traffic stop data dashboard

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday released a new interactive data dashboard displaying detailed information about police traffic stops in Baltimore County. This new dashboard expands Olszewski’s unprecedented efforts to provide more information to the public and increase transparency and accountability. “Building a culture of transparency is critical for making our government more responsive and accountable to the people …

Major AT&T outage hits Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A major outage at AT&T was affecting many Baltimore-area residents on Wednesday. The problems were first reported between 9 and 10 a.m. and were still being reported as of Wednesday afternoon. Many AT&T customers reported that their mobile navigation apps had stopped working and that they weren’t able to make phone calls or send/receive text messages. Some users reported …

Baltimore County Public School to hire students as IT support techs for the summer

TOWSON, MD—For the third consecutive year, Baltimore County Public Schools’ Department of Information Technology (DoIT) will hire several summer employees for IT support tech I positions. Preference will be given to rising Grade 11 and Grade 12 BCPS students. “Summer is an especially busy time for BCPS,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Devices need to be prepared for …

BCPS seeking Virtual Learning Program teachers for 2021-2022 school year

TOWSON, MD—While Baltimore County Public Schools expects most of its students to return to five-day per week, in person learning in its school buildings for the 2021-2022 school year, it is offering a Virtual Learning Program to ensure that the needs of all families are met. “We are seeking qualified, talented teachers to work in this program, providing full-time online …

Registration begins for BCPS Virtual Learning Program for 2021-2022 school year [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Enrollment has been extended through July 2nd. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Registration is now open for Baltimore County Public Schools’ Virtual Learning Program for the 2021-2022 school year. Family Information Sessions about the program will take place on Wednesday evening and Thursday evening. “The Virtual Learning Program is an option for those families that need it,” said BCPS …

County Executive Olszewski announces over $2 million in grant awards to expand rural broadband access

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that Baltimore County will receive $2.25 million in grant awards from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and administered by the Governor’s Office of Rural Broadband to significantly expand access to rural broadband in Baltimore County. Baltimore County and Comcast are expected to expand broadband access to nearly 900 residences …