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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices, courts and libraries Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions....
  • Friday traffic: Five incidents on local highways

    Friday traffic: Five incidents on local highways
    Five traffic incidents, including two in Baltimore County, prompted road closures during Friday morning's commute, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash in Baltimore County on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at...
  • Aberdeen Mayor Bennett gives annual State of the City address

    Aberdeen Mayor Bennett gives annual State of the City address
    The following is the complete text of Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett's 2013 State of the City Address delivered at the May 20 city council meeting: Good evening and thank you for attending this evening.  I would like to brief you on the State of the City...
  • What have the mayor and the lobbyist done wrong?

    What have the mayor and the lobbyist done wrong?
    Reporter Luke Broadwater's recent article about Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's Memorial Day weekend described her leisure activities yet suggested that she did nothing wrong by staying in the beach house of an old friend who is now a top lobbyist. The...
  • Appearances matter, your honor

    Appearances matter, your honor
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's trip with her family to the beach house of lobbyist Lisa Harris Jones during Memorial Day weekend may have been exactly what she claims — two friends getting together ("Friends in high places," June 14)....
  • Harris Jones, Malone made nearly $150K lobbying city in 2012

    Harris Jones, Malone made nearly $150K lobbying city in 2012
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's close friend Lisa Harris Jones and her husband, Sean Malone, made almost $150,000 last year lobbying the city on behalf of business clients, according to reports filed with Baltimore's ethics board.  The forms show...
  • A post-Memorial Day appreciation for those who serve [commentary]

    Memorial Day - which by the time anyone reads this will have been observed with wreath placings, the playing of patriotic music and more than a few back yard hot dog and hamburger feasts - got me thinking about our two major national somber observances,...
  • Lost jobs, higher costs: Obamacare hits home

    Lost jobs, higher costs: Obamacare hits home
    On this Memorial Day weekend, as we remember with deepest gratitude the sacrifice of America's military heroes, we also offer our thoughts and prayers for the victims of the Oklahoma tragedy. I've dedicated a half-dozen columns to the single most...
  • Warning: Not enough road work ahead

    Warning: Not enough road work ahead
    Welcome back to work. If you are like most Americans, Memorial Day weekend was not only a solemn occasion to recall the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who gave their lives in service to their country but also an opportunity to take some time...
  • Traffic clears at Bay Bridge

    Traffic clears at Bay Bridge
    Maryland residents hoping to get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend and the traditional beginning of summer had a slow start Friday night. At 8 p.m., delays that earlier had extended for 18 miles had eased to just half of a mile for eastbound traffic,...
  • Early morning shooting adds to weekend toll

    Early morning shooting adds to weekend toll
    Another man was shot in Baltimore early Monday morning, extending the Memorial Day weekend violence into the holiday and bringing the number of shootings to at least eight. An unidentified male was taken to an area hospital after being shot in the arm...
  • Charlestown flag display marks Memorial Day, aid Wounded Warriors

    Charlestown flag display marks Memorial Day, aid Wounded Warriors
    The Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville kicked off its commemoration of Memorial Day on Saturday with an exhibition of more than 500 full-size American flags. The display, known as the Charlestown Field of Honor Veterans Tribute, raises...