Education, Events, Health, Politics

Baltimore County group to hold ‘Unmask Our Kids’ rally in August

TOWSON, MD—Parents and concerned citizens who oppose Baltimore County Public Schools‘ mask mandate, which was announced earlier this week, will be holding a rally next month. The Baltimore County Parent and Student Coalition will be holding an “Unmask Our Kids Rally” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10th, The event will be held at the BCPS Greenwood Campus, located at …


Police/Fire, Traffic

East Joppa Road closed in Towson due to building fire

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Motorists heading toward the Towson area on Thursday morning should be aware of a major closure. East Joppa Road has been shut down due to a fire at the Public Safety Building located in the 700-block. Smoke is being reported on the 11th floor of the building. Joppa …


Baltimore County Public Schools to hold summer job fair in Towson

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will be hosting a job fair in Towson later this month, seeking qualified educators to join its team. The event will be held at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, located at 938 York Road (21204), 3 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27th. BCPS is hiring art, elementary, English, French, math, music, …

BCPS student organizing music festival to benefit Chesapeake Bay Foundation

TOWSON, MD—Reed Spaulding, a rising junior at Towson High School, is organizing The Tributary Festival, a music festival to benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Originally scheduled for last spring, the festival was postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will now be held on Sunday, September 26, from 2:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The lineup …

Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners to consider extending “to-go” cocktails

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners on Wednesday announced that the county’s temporary allowance of “to-go” cocktails for carryout or delivery will end following the expiration of Governor Hogan’s State of Emergency on July 1, 2021. The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners will hold a hearing at 1 p.m. on July 12 in Room 104 …

Perry Hall, Golden Ring fire stations receive new ambulances

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A couple of new medic units have rolled into town. Last week, the Baltimore County Fire Department conducted final inspections on new ambulances for the Towson, Golden Ring, Randallstown, and Perry Hall stations. Medics 12 (Middle River) and 58 (Back River Neck) will be delivered soon, fire officials say. The new units represent 6 of 22 new medic units …