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Winter Storm Watch issued across Maryland, travel could become hazardous

Winter Weather

UPDATE (12/6/13; 2:39 p.m. ET): The National Weather Service has activated a Winter Storm Watch for Carroll, Baltimore, Frederick, Anne Arundel, Harford, Howard, and Montgomery counties from Sunday morning through Monday morning. 000 WWUS41 KLWX 061933 WSWLWX URGENT – WINTER…

BGE Smart Energy Savers Program lights up Washington Monument

Baltimore Washington Monument Lighting 2013

BALTIMORE – As an anticipated 5,000 spectators prepare to attend Thursday evening’s 42nd Annual Holiday Lighting of Baltimore’s Washington Monument, they can expect to see the Monument lit by more than 16,000 Light Emitting Diode (LED) energy efficient lights, donated…

First Md. hypothermia death of the season confirmed

Ambulance

BALTIMORE – The first Maryland death related to hypothermia this season has been reported, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The death was an adult male (aged 18-65…

Baltimore County seeks to expand spay and neuter services for pets

Spay Neuter

TOWSON – Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday another expansion of the County’s Animal Services program, to allow all County residents to utilize spay and neuter procedures, even for pets not adopted at the County shelter. “We continue to…

Anne Arundel County hazmat crews respond to 2 unrelated incidents

Hazmat

MILLERSVILLE – Hazardous materials crews responded to two unrelated incidents in Anne Arundel County on Monday morning. At about 8:30 a.m. ET, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and the Office of Emergency Management began receiving calls of a chlorine-like…

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Baltimore, other counties

Winter Weather

BALTIMORE – Winter is arriving early this year. As if the bitter cold temperatures weren’t enough, a Winter Weather Advisory has just been issued for Howard County, Carroll County, Frederick County and northern Baltimore County. The advisory will be in…