Maryland health officials on Thursday reported another 2,166 coronavirus cases and 46 new deaths related to the virus.
On Wednesday, Jan. 20, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, and Vice President Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as the 49th Vice President of the United States — the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to hold the position.
In his inaugural address, Biden vowed to “restore the soul of America,” as the nation grapples with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the tremors of a pro-Trump insurrection of the U.S. Capitol building that took place just two weeks earlier on Jan. 6.
Baltimore restaurants, bars and breweries will be allowed to resume indoor and outdoor dining and service at limited capacity starting Friday at 6 a.m., Mayor Brandon Scott announced Wednesday morning.
There are currently 1,858 Marylanders hospitalized with coronavirus, with 17 fewer patients than on Tuesday.
Of the state’s current COVID-19 patients, 1,438 are in acute care and 420 are in intensive care.
Baltimore County teachers and staff will begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine this week, but it is unclear how that will affect when school buildings reopen for students. All of the county’s school buildings have been closed since March.
Curbside recycling is returning to Baltimore on Tuesday (1/19) with a new digitized system to help drivers navigate collection routes.
Maryland nonprofits can now apply to be assigned volunteers from Volunteer Maryland for the 2021-2022 service year.
At a time when virtual work and school are part of everyday life for many Marylanders, internet access is a basic necessity. But roughly 520,000 Maryland households lack high-speed internet at home, according to a new report by the Abell Foundation.
Virtual Happy Hour: Clementine Hunter Birthday Celebration
Tuesday, January 19 • 5:30-6:30pm
presented by Nation Museum of Women in the Arts
On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the National Museum of Women in the Arts will celebrate self-taught artist Clementine Hunter’s birthday with a virtual happy hour. The latest in a popular series of creative ‘toasts’ to notable women artists, the event will feature artworks and stories about Hunter’s life. A local mixologist will teach participants how to craft a specialty drink in her honor.
New owners of The Village of Cross Keys have signed 15 leases since they took over last year, with first-time tenants including Calvert School; Monument Sotheby’s International Realty; Sandy Hillman Communications and the Baltimore School of Music.
In all, Caves Valley Partners has signed up 10 new tenants, renewed five leases, and has more retail and office transactions in the works, according to partner Arsh Mirmiran.