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Memorial Day

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  • Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break

    Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break
    Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21. The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
  • Time to think about swimming pools, summer camps [Elkridge]

    It's not too early to get your family registered for summer fun. Watermont Swim Club, home of the Bullfrogs, a Division One Swim Team, is currently accepting applications for membership. As the number of memberships available is limited, Watermont...
  • Ocean City votes to ban sale of laser pointers, switchblades

    Ocean City votes to ban sale of laser pointers, switchblades
    If you're packing for the Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, leave the laser pointer at home - as usual - and don't even think about buying another. On Monday, the city council voted unanimously to ban the sale of laser pointers in Ocean City,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 25 On stage Silhouette Stages presents the Tony Award-nominated play "Curtains" at 3 p.m. at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. When a leading lady is murdered on stage in the opening number, cast and crew become suspects and the real...
  • Police report Baltimore's second triple shooting in as many days

    Police report Baltimore's second triple shooting in as many days
    Six people were wounded in separate triple shootings in Baltimore late Wednesday night and Thursday morning. And late Thursday, two more men were shot in the city, bringing the total to eight shooting victims in a 24-hour span. With the often violent...
  • Memorial Day, graduations kick off Harford summer [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated March 25, 1989: Summer was unofficially kicked off 25 years ago this week by celebrating Memorial Day with remembrances across the county, including in Bel Air, where American flags were placed on graves of veterans. Another...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, May 26: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash/recycling No...
  • Friday to be warm, sunny and breezy with a chance of afternoon showers

    Friday to be warm, sunny and breezy with a chance of afternoon showers
    Friday is expected to be in the 70s and mostly sunny with a chance of showers between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., while forecasters believe Memorial Day in the Baltimore area will be warm and unmarred by rain. The high will be about 76 degrees and it will be...
  • Two shot in Baltimore, bringing tally to eight in 24 hours

    Two shot in Baltimore, bringing tally to eight in 24 hours
    Two more men were shot in Baltimore Thursday night, bringing the victim count to eight in 24 hours after two triple shootings in the city since Wednesday night One was shot in the back and arm in the 2800 block of Edmondson Ave. just before 10 p.m....
  • NCAA hoping for larger crowds as men's lacrosse Final Four returns to Baltimore

    NCAA hoping for larger crowds as men's lacrosse Final Four returns to Baltimore
    On Memorial Day 2007, the possibilities for lacrosse seemed limitless. A record 123,225 fans had flocked to M&T Bank Stadium that weekend to watch the NCAA men's championships, and they were rewarded with a thrilling final between local favorite Johns...
  • Honoring our veterans [Commentary]

    Honoring our veterans [Commentary]
    As Marylanders celebrate Memorial Day with ceremonies, parades, barbecues or other festivities, we owe it to ourselves to also remember the reason why this is a national holiday: It's a day to honor our fallen heroes — all those who made the...
  • Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters

    Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters
    If you are a veteran or in the military, 10 chicken wings at Hooters are on the house on Memorial Day. This year, that goes for spouses, too. "Military spouses have to make some of the toughest sacrifices in the world, especially when their loved ones...