Covering COVID-19


Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

As we see our role to inform and update our community of the latest news or announcements, effective immediately, all local news, public information and announcements surrounding the coronavirus will be accessible as a public service to all visitors to our websites.

If you have questions or would like to submit information, please submit your questions to us and our news teams will do our best to assist you in providing information.

Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

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MIDDLE RIVER—Baltimore County announced on Monday the completion of the latest phase of the Campbell Boulevard project, which runs between Bird River Road and Windlass Run in Middle River.

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BALTIMORE COUNTY—After significant response from residents applying for assistance from Phase One of Baltimore County’s Eviction Prevention Program, County Executive Johnny Olszewski has allocated an additional $1 million for the to support residents who are struggling to pay their rent and …

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Friday marked the grand opening of Burgerfi at The AVENUE at White Marsh—the fourth Buergerfi location for local hospitality managers Manuel and Diego Sanchez.

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BALTIMORE COUNTY—Amid the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced that Baltimore County will provide an innovative Summer Youth Employment Program that will offer a hybrid of virtual training and onsite opportunities.

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Fran Glick is the BCPS coordinator of library media programs and digital resources.

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Effective Sunday, July 12, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) will begin transitioning from the service reductions first implemented March 17 under the COVID-19 health emergency to more normal transit schedules.

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is rehabilitating the Cove Road bridge over MD 695 (Baltimore Beltway/ Patapsco Freeway) in southeastern Baltimore County. The $4-million project is expected to be complete by fall 2021.

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This August, the Baltimore County Council will vote on a new Comprehensive Zoning Map, which determines the type and density of development in Baltimore County. Here are those issues announced by Councilman Marks so far:

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The Avenue News’ office is opening back up to the public stating Monday, July 6. Our address is 4 North Center Place in Dundalk. Below are steps we are taking to ensure we stay safe ad healthy and that all our customers stay safe and healthy as well.

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MIDDLE RIVER—Keith Francis Duvall (52) of the 700 block of 5th Avenue, 21227 is charged with second degree assault, disorderly conduct, and driving under the influence of alcohol after an officer in the area observed him park near the demonstrators and engage them in a verbal exchange.

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{span}Baltimore City and Baltimore County announced on June 24, along with eleven other governmental entities across the country, a proposed nationwide class action settlement with Monsanto Company, Pharmacia, LLC, and Solutia, Inc., for $550 million, resolving PCB water contamination claims…