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Maryland extends state tax deadline to July 15 (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is extending the state’s income tax deadline by three months to July 15. Comptroller Peter Franchot made the announcement Thursday. No interest or penalties will be assessed if returns are filed and taxes owed are paid by ...

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Howard County opens applications for $11M in rent, utility and mortgage relief (access required)

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Thursday announced residents can apply for the $9.7 million in grant funding Howard County received from the U.S. Treasury for rent relief and utility assistance and $1.4 million in County funding to support a new foreclosure prevention ...

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Cost concerns dog bill to reimburse business property taxes (access required)

A Maryland lawmaker is vying for the state to reimburse personal property taxes to businesses reeling from the pandemic, though the refund could cost the state an estimated $365 million. Last year, Maryland businesses paid an average of $2,860 in ...

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Bill would lessen punishment for some teen sexting (access required)

A bill that defines how to handle juveniles charged with sexting in Maryland passed in the House with a wide majority on Wednesday. The bill, which passed on a vote of 131-8, doesn’t legalize sexting for juveniles, but it defines ...

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More vaccines to be set aside for hard-hit Maryland county (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will set aside at least 300 priority vaccine appointments each day at a mass vaccination site for residents in the county hardest hit by COVID-19 cases in the state, officials said Wednesday, after local officials in the ...

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Baltimore County launches COVID-19 vaccine education campaign (access required)

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Wednesday announced the “Healing Starts Here” campaign to educate residents about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine and how they can register to receive it. The campaign aims to increase public confidence among residents ...

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