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Baltimore County Public Schools’ (BCPS) Interim Superintendent Verletta White proposed her $2.38 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 (FY2020) to the Board of Education on Jan. 8, which included a hefty request to continue funding staffing and resource programs to ensure student and educator …

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It’s time to put those “eat healthy” New Year’s resolution aside as Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off this week, offering dining deals at a variety of local eateries.

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The Baltimore County Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a PTA-funded donation of nearly $30,000 of new playground equipment at Essex Elementary, which is celebrating its centennial this year.

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On Monday, January 21, the nation will take the day to reflect on and remember the legacy of civil rights pioneer Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Several local churches have partnered to celebrate King and to promote his visions of equality and unity by bringing all members of the community toge…

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — New laws in Maryland will require insurers to provide benefits for patients with certain health conditions, including high blood sugar levels that pose a risk for diabetes as well as a particular kind of chronic swelling.

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The Baltimore County Police Department reported the following activities:

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Welcome to 2019! As we enter this new year, the Avenue News is continuing to look back on all the biggest headlines of 2018 with a recap of July through December.

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2018 was a big year in terms of politics, local and regional news, memorable events, and much more. In this two-part series, we will look back on the year as we gear up for 2019. Part 2 (July through December) will run in the January 3, 2019 issue of the Avenue News.

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Santa Claus started off his traditional tour of Essex neighborhoods in the parking lot of the Hyde Park Food Lion. Proceeded by a fire engine with its siren blaring, Mr. Claus rode through the community as a reminder he would be returning in a week.

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The 2019 legislative session begins January 9 and to prepare, local lawmakers took part in a legislative recap and wrap-up hosted by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, December 13 at By the Docks restaurant.

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The celebration of the holiday season kicked into high gear during the Annual Essex Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House held on Saturday, December 8 at the Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River.

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Residents are invited to join the Civil Air Patrol’s Glenn L. Martin Composite Squadron in honoring and appreciating the sacrifice of our nation’s soldiers during National Wreaths Across American Day on Saturday, December 15.

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Last week, the 175th Wing of the Maryland Air National Guard, located at the Warfield Air National Guard in Middle River, hosted their 2018 Airman of the Year where they honored the educational and fitness achievements made by local members during the past year.