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Memorial Day

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  • Laurel city offices closed, trash rescheduled for Memorial Day holiday

    Laurel city offices closed, trash rescheduled for Memorial Day holiday
    Laurel city offices, including the passport office, will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Refuse and recyclables usually collected on Mondays will be collected on Tuesday, May 27; and Tuesday's refuse and recyclables will be...
  • More storm chances, highs in lower 80s forecast Thursday

    More storm chances, highs in lower 80s forecast Thursday
    Another chance of thunderstorms is expected Thursday afternoon amid warm temperatures and humid air. Patchy fog was reported Thursday morning, with some storms passing through the region. The morning started off mild in the 60s, forecast to rise well...
  • Summer threats [Commentary]

    Summer threats [Commentary]
    Summertime and the living is worth doing. Sure, the official celestial start of summer is still a few weeks away in mid-June, but the Memorial Day weekend is the American beginning of the season of outdoor activities, leisure, vacations and relaxation....
  • The lesson of war [Letter]

    The lesson of war [Letter]
    The following is part of a speech given by Chaplain Gittelsohn when the American cemetery on Iwo Jima was dedicated shortly after the fighting ended in 1945. I think it sums up the meaning of the Memorial Day holiday as well as anything ever written:...
  • 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...