Emily Sullivan, WYPR


Hogan Eases Indoor Dining Restrictions, But Some Local Leaders Will Hold Back

Gov. Larry Hogan.

Gov. Larry Hogan will allow restaurants to expand indoor dining capacities to 75%  at 5:00 p.m. Monday. The governor is encouraging residents to partake in Maryland’s first statewide Restaurant Week, despite concerns over COVID-19 spread throughout the state.

Trash piles up as Baltimore DPW faces coronavirus challenges

Trash cans and recycling bins sit in an alleyway in Baltimore. Photo credit: Emily Sullivan/WYPR

Baltimore City Department of Public Works officials told city council members Tuesday that more than a third of their trash and recycling crews didn’t work in August because of the coronavirus pandemic, allowing some neighborhoods to go weeks without pick-ups.

Where To Drop Off A Ballot, Vote Early Or Vote On Election Day In Baltimore

Dunbar High School
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. The high school will host a voting center on Election Day and a ballot drop box site to be opened by late September.

The Maryland Board of Elections approved Baltimore City’s early voting and Election Day voting centers during a Friday meeting.

Early voters can cast a ballot at eight early voting centers, which will open Oct. 26 through Nov 2. Those casting a ballot on Election Day will have 24 election day voting centers to choose from; early voting centers will also host voters on Election Day.