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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Before going for a dip in the bay or hopping on water skis this summer, there's a way to know how much bacteria is in the water. The Maryland Department of the Environment posts swimming advisories on an interactive online map at marylandhealthybeaches....
  • Lee's Landing opens on river in Port Deposit

    Lee's Landing opens on river in Port Deposit
    Hey folks, this is just a reminder that the new Lee's Landing opened over Memorial Day weekend and the pleasant early June weather and marvelous river views have increased the patronage at the former Susky River Grille. The renovated restaurant, by any...
  • Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]

    Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]
    Being a Boy Scout was one of the highlights of my childhood. It provides leadership training, working as a team, problem-solving, survival skills — just to name a few. Not every Boy Scout aspires to become an Eagle Scout. On May 24at a Court of...
  • Throwing a summer party that's both hot and cool

    Throwing a summer party that's both hot and cool
    On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill. Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...
  • NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
  • Towson teen, with help from Legion Post 22, builds gazebo at vets medical center in Perry Point

    Towson teen, with help from Legion Post 22, builds gazebo at vets medical center in Perry Point
    After two years of planning, fundraising and actual construction, the veterans living at Perry Point Veterans Medical Center now have a gazebo to shelter them during summer picnics. For James Heuser, 18, of Towson, the project served as a way to show...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • What's the point of keeping parks closed? [Commentary]

    What's the point of keeping parks closed? [Commentary]
    I've always been a fan of parks, and my whole family has pretty much always been willing to drop by almost any park, at the drop of a hat. I also definitely prefer a more urban or "accessible" park to a massive national park, such as Rocks State Park,...
  • Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day

    Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day
    Water rescue teams pulled two people out of the Susquehanna River near Conowingo Dam after reports of a missing kayaker early afternoon on Memorial Day. Rescue personnel and watercraft were staged along the river south of the dam near the Rock Run...
  • Alyana Whitfield sees litter and does something [North Laurel/Savage]

    I wish everyone would see the world through children's eyes. I know it would be a much cleaner world if we all saw it like Alyana Whitfield. Alyana, a first-grader at Gorman Crossing, noticed the trash along the road. She wanted to know why it was there...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 25 Carnival time The Odenton Volunteer Fire Company will host its carnival today and Monday at 1425 Annapolis Road. Information: 410-674-4444. Monday, May 26 Memorial Day The Annapolis Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m., starting at Amos...