Baltimore County Releases New Interactive Crime Data Dashboard, Reports Homicides Down 15 Percent Versus 2019A new dashboard allows residents to view the reported crime data for a variety of offenses dating back to 2017.
Baltimore County Commits $3M in Additional Funds For Eviction Prevention During COVID-19 PandemicThe new funding will supplement the previous $1 million to help households at risk of losing their current housing when the moratorium on evictions is lifted.
Coronavirus Resources: Baltimore County Commits $10M To Support Small Businesses, Launches Contact Tracing Training ProgramThe county is setting aside $10 million in new grant funding for small businesses and offering $100,000 in grants to assist professional artists, musicians and performers.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Releases New FY21 Budget Amid Economic Concerns Caused By COVID-19 PandemicA newly submitted Fiscal Year 2021 budget for Baltimore County is set to prioritize education, neighborhood safety and keep government services in tact, for $3.9 billion.
Coronavirus Resources: Baltimore County Issues Immediate Hiring Freeze For All Non-Essential WorkersHe said recent projects find local revenues will decline by tens of millions of dollars compared to where the county thought they would be a month ago, and must start acting now.
Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore County Launches COVID-19 Response Fund To Aid Residents, Public Health EffortsBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski launched Baltimore County COVID-19 Response Fund to support efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus in the county.
Coronavirus Latest: All Baltimore County Senior Centers To Close To Public, County Worker Travel SuspendedBaltimore County is taking measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 after a resident, a man in his 60s tested positive for the coronavirus.
Baltimore County Wins $1.65 Million Grant For Towson CirculatorBaltimore County has won a federal grant award to support the launch of a Towson Circulator pilot.
Despite Drop In Opioid Death Rates, Baltimore County Says More Work RemainsFor the first time in a decade, Maryland experienced a decline in opioid death rates in the first six months of the year.
Divided Baltimore County Council Approves Legislation Banning Housing Discrimination Based On Income SourceThe council voted 4-3 Monday night to approve the Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Act, which would prohibit landlords and others from refusing to rent to someone based solely on income.
Baltimore County Announces $300K Grant To Support Cold Case Sexual Assault InvestigationsThe $300,000 grant comes from the Hackerman Foundation.
Baltimore County Increases Smoking Age To 21, In Line With State Law24 percent of Baltimore County high school students use tobacco or vaping products, according to county data.
Debate Sparks Over Funding For Air Conditioning In Some Baltimore County Public SchoolsA debate has heated up over air conditioning in Baltimore County Public Schools between Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Gov. Larry Hogan.
Baltimore County Executive Pledges $16M For New School AC, Heating UnitsThe funds will be matched by $13.4 million in state funding from the Healthy School Facility Fund, Olszewski's office said Wednesday.
Workgroup Releases 11 Recommendations For Combating Baltimore County's Opioid EpidemicBaltimore County is considering nearly a dozen recommendations to address the opioid epidemic as the county grapples with the second-highest opioid-related death rate in Maryland.