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Thanksgiving

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  • After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees

    After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
  • Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less

    Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less
    Despite extra time to shop as more retailers opened for business on Thanksgiving Day, consumers spent less money this year during the first four days of the official start of the holiday shopping season, according to a survey released Sunday by the...
  • Not quite back to normal, Navy's Rafi Montalvo still plans return to football

    Not quite back to normal, Navy's Rafi Montalvo still plans return to football
    The conversation between father and son seemed like hundreds they had before. Ralph Montalvo can't remember the specifics of what he talked about with his 21-year-old son, only how Rafi Montalvo sounded on the other end of the cell phone. After...
  • Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]

    Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]
    I mean no disrespect, but I expected better from Susan Reimer than her recent column on Thanksgiving shopping ("Thanks for not shopping," Nov. 25). Having read her previous columns, I felt she was of reasonable mind. She has since convinced me otherwise....
  • 'Black Friday' on Thanksgiving a hit in Harford

    'Black Friday' on Thanksgiving a hit in Harford
    Cathi Mielke, a committed Black Friday shopper, got a slightly earlier start this year than in prior years. "I like Black Friday shopping," the Carroll County resident said as she was leaving Best Buy in Bel Air Thursday night. "This is the first time I'...
  • Shopping season hits Harford [editorial]

    Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term. Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
  • Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving

    Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving
    For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus. And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...
  • Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales

    Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales
    Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers. But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
  • Muse, Tauber lead all turkeys to finish line in Bel Air

    Tyler Muse and Elizabeth Tauber each set a swift pace in the 18th annual Turkey Trot 5K in Bel Air on Thanksgiving, stretching out a densely packed field of record size. Muse finished almost a quarter-mile ahead of the closest of 1,546 other runners...
  • Thanksgiving holiday is one filled with traditions [Column]

    How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was great, thanks! Well, to tell the truth, it was just okay. No, it was tolerable. Yes, that's the word, tolerable. And totally predictable. One day, I'm going to have the Thanksgiving nervous breakdown I've surely earned...
  • Health exchange director resigns

    The director of Maryland's health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107 million...
  • Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation

    Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation
    The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...