- Gary D. Respers, a career McCormick & Co. warehouseman who was an inveterate Orioles and Ravens fan, has died of COVID-19 at 69.
- The decision comes eight days after the county delayed the fall season indefinitely due to rising COVID-19 cases that pushed the county into code orange, or high risk.
- Through its new COVID testing facility, Towson University plans to administer 4,600 tests per week this semester, compared with 455 last semester.
- After AK Parks watched her older family members struggle to schedule coronavirus vaccination appointments online, the West Towson resident began helping seniors get appointments. To date, she has helped more than 100 obtain vaccination appointments.
- After being closed for eight years as a concert venue in downtown Towson, The Recher is set to reopen March 19 for limited-capacity shows.
- A Baltimore County man was federally indicted Wednesday for his alleged participation in the U.S. Capitol insurrection.
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- Robert K. "Rob" Ray, a general contractor and an avid Orioles and Ravens fan, has died of COVID-19 at 52.
- It has been a year of staggering loss, with COVID-19 killing more than 518,000 people in the U.S. alone. The shutdown triggered an economic crisis of business closures and double-digit unemployment, with as many as one in six Americans losing their job at one point.
- The COVID-19 vaccine offers hope for a return to pre-pandemic life for Marylanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but they and those who support them are as frustrated as anyone with the difficulties of securing a vaccination appointment, and the community faces other unique challenges.
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- Among the nine bills are provisions that would overhaul the disciplinary process for police officers accused of wrongdoing, scrap decades-old job protections that critics claim protect bad cops and create a legal duty for officers to report misconduct within their ranks.
- Federal Election Commission reports show Republican Kim Klacik paid more than $4 million to GOP-oriented digital advertising and media companies to elevate her profile.
- Guy T. “Trev” Warfield III, former president of the Warfield Dorsey Co., a Towson insurance brokerage, died Feb. 22. The former longtime Riderwood resident was 91.
- The unions contend school system leaders instructed staff to return to school buildings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but refused to consider telework requests from those with underlying medical conditions.
- The famous horror writer Edgar Allan Poe didn’t have any children. But, he did have a great-nephew who shared his name and was the first owner of this estate.