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Baltimore County launches working group on opioid epidemic

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The Baltimore County Courthouse. Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikipedia.

Baltimore County has assembled a working group of medical professionals to develop a strategy for combating the opioid crisis, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announced today.

The group will solicit public feedback through an online survey and two community meetings, and then devise a plan for tackling the crisis.

Olszewski fields reforms for lobbying, government watchdog, public campaign financing

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Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski. Image via Facebook.

Baltimore County’s new executive is putting forth a package of proposed lobbying rule changes, as well as the creation of a dedicated watchdog office and an avenue for political candidates to opt for public financing.

Olszewski, council members will hold town hall meetings on budget

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Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski. Image via Facebook.

Still busy making hires and appointments and conducting a search for a new police chief, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski is planning a series of seven town halls to discuss the fiscal health of the county and future budget priorities.

Brochin calls for recount in narrow Baltimore County executive Democratic primary

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Images via Twitter/John Olszewski Jr. campaign website

Sorry, Baltimore County Dems, but it could be at least another week before you know your official candidate for this fall’s county executive general election.

Feds charge three men in string of Baltimore County robberies

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From left: Demar Brown, Kamar Beckles and Jashon Fields. Photos via Baltimore County Police Department

Three men from out of state were charged with conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property related to nearly 20 home break-ins in northern Baltimore County, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced yesterday.

Report: Councilman Questions Fiscal Responsibility of Building New Dulaney High

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Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore County Councilman Tom Quirk in a new interview with WYPR questioned the fiscal prudence of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz’s recent decision to build a new Dulaney High School in Timonium.

After Years of Pressure From Parents, County Agrees to Replace Dulaney High School

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Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikimedia Commons

Following multiple calls to replace Dulaney High School in Timonium, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz agreed to set aside funding for a new school in 2019, according to several reports.

UPDATE: After Cracking String of Package Thefts, Baltimore County Police Track Down Quilt’s Owner

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Photo via Baltimore County Police

UPDATE (Tuesday, Jan. 23): Baltimore County police say they have tracked down the rightful owner of a hand-sewn quilt stolen in a string of package thefts.

Mom, Daughter Reunited After ‘Acquaintance’ Steals Car in Essex, Drives Away with Baby

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A mother and her daughter have been reunited after a harrowing ordeal today in which police say a woman stole another woman’s Mazda and drove it 13 miles — all with a six-month child sitting in the back.

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