Maryland’s medical cannabis dispensaries have seen booming sales amid the coronavirus pandemic even as they’re forced to change the way they serve patients. But operators say the panic-buying is exacerbating supply chain bottleneck and causing some to fear the long-term effects should the increased demand continue.
The Baltimore County Board of Education awarded more than $16 million in matching state and county funds for contracts to build heating and air conditioning at three county schools, but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic muddies the waters on when it will be installed, school officials say.
Baltimore County officials expressed frustration Friday over reports of residents and even some gyms defying state and local orders prohibiting social gatherings and closing businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewki, Jr. announced Thursday social gatherings are now restricted to no more than 10 people, and launched new online food resource maps, including a form for restaurants to self-identify if they provide carry out, delivery and pick up services.
With a growing aging population, Howard County is home to 44 different senior living facilities. The older segment of the population is under increasing concern from health care and government officials as the most susceptible to the coronavirus.
Baltimore County Fire Department crews worked to extinguish a fire Wednesday afternoon on Bitternut Court in Catonsville’s Patapsco Woods development that fire officials say engulfed a single-family home.
The Baltimore County Police Department is now are rolling out new measures for non-emergency crime reports to reduce in-person investigations, the department announced Tuesday, screening callers for flu-like symptoms and using personal protective equipment to respond to sick and injured persons.
Maryland is set to test a first-of-its-kind mail-only election for the 7th Congressional District race after an announcement Tuesday about special election provisions in response to the new coronavirus outbreak.
As federal, state and local governments continue to escalate efforts meant to reduce the spread of coronavirus, southwestern Baltimore County businesses see a sharp decrease in sales as they navigate the pandemic.
A Muslim advocacy group has called on Baltimore County prosecutors to follow Anne Arundel County prosecutors lead in pursuing hate crime charges against a Halethorpe woman alleged to have firebombed a mosque in Halethorpe and a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Glen Burnie.
The return of Catonsville fire station personnel to the Catonsville Fire station on Frederick Road, expected March 14, has been pushed back “by several days” due to ongoing repairs to remediate a maintenance issue that caused a “petroleum-like substance” to leak into the basement, fire officials say.
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, a nonprofit that has offered a wide range of workforce development training for Maryland students since 1957, is relocating from its Owings Mills location to a new 28,800-square-foot headquarters at 1725 Twin Springs Road in Lansdowne, a move its representatives say will dramatically scale up the approximately 24 student-focused programs.