Plastic Bag Ban Update + Nonprofit Trains Black Workers: Owings Mills News


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☀️ Another day, another chance to catch up on what's happening in Owings Mills!

Today's riddle: Why don't eggs tell each other jokes? 🤔 Read on to find out.

📰 News we're reading

1. Baltimore Ravens say they're eager to see what the Lions will bring to the football field Sunday ( — The Baltimore Ravens are back in Owings Mills, Maryland, after their victory in London. They are preparing for their upcoming game against the Detroit Lions, who have had a strong start to the season.

2. IT entrepreneur aims to bridge Black tech gap one IT certification at a time ( — James Mitchell, a Baltimore native, relocated his IT business to Towson, Maryland, marking a significant growth in his business. He also established a non-profit foundation that provides free STEM education to underserved individuals, aiming to bridge the Black tech gap.

3. Baltimore County Council passes amendments to plastic bag ban two weeks before its start ( subscribers only, free version posted here) — Baltimore County Council has passed amendments to a plastic bag ban, set to start in two weeks. The amendments exempt liquor stores, certain reusable bags, and some paper bags from the ban. However, County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. plans to veto these amendments.

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    -- The Team

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