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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Flying Dog announces Dead Rise Summer Ale - brewed with Old Bay

    Flying Dog announces Dead Rise Summer Ale - brewed with Old Bay
    Dead Rise Summer Ale, a new beer from Frederick-based Flying Dog, is named after wooden-hulled fishing boats that were built to navigate Chesapeake waterways. But you might call the new beer "summer in a bottle." The Belgian pale ale is brewed with...
  • Free bike tune-ups April 12 at CrossLife church [Elkridge]

    Although it doesn't feel like it, the buds are on the maple trees and the first leaves of spring are just waiting to unfurl their lovely green among us. But the tunes of Mother Nature aren't the only harbingers of spring, as Elkridge community members are...
  • Chase Kalisz breaks U.S. record in 400 IM

    College swimming Georgia sophomore Chase Kalisz, a Fallston graduate from Bel Air, won the 400 individual medley in record-breaking fashion Friday at the NCAA swimming and diving championships in Austin, Texas. Kalisz, who also swims for North...
  • Wine Find | 2013 La Ferla Inzolia

    Wine Find | 2013 La Ferla Inzolia
    From: Sicily Price: $9 Serve with: Fish, shellfish, Thai cuisine This is a wonderfully fresh wine, just recently bottled. Inzolia, a white wine grape grown in Sicily, is hardly a household name, but this wine puts 90 percent of pinot grigios to...
  • Lowery says school districts need autonomy on start of school year

    Lowery says school districts need autonomy on start of school year
    Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery said Tuesday that school districts across the state should be allowed to determine for themselves when to start classes after summer break, whether it's before or after Labor Day. Lowery said...
  • Anglers face dangers from vibrio vulnificus bacterium and fish handler's disease

    Anglers face dangers from vibrio vulnificus bacterium and fish handler's disease
    When Charlie Schneider came back one day in June after being out fishing near his Tilghman Island home, he noticed he was getting chills. His left ankle itched and got worse and worse through the evening. It eventually started to throb a bit, and he...
  • School calendar for 2014-15 looks good, but Veterans Day should be a day off in Harford [Editorial]

    School calendar for 2014-15 looks good, but Veterans Day should be a day off in Harford [Editorial]
    A few points about the proposed 2014-15 academic year calendar for Harford County Public Schools are worth making. The proposed calendar, meanwhile, is available for public review and comment on the school system's website, hcps.org.. The school...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Park land valuable and worth buying [Editorial]

    A little more of a sense of urgency on the part of Harford County's government is called for on the purchase of land for parks, especially in areas that already are heavily populated. Lately, two rather high profile cases have shown the county...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond

    Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond
    Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years. Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore hits the brakes as scheduling issues derail race's future

    Grand Prix of Baltimore hits the brakes as scheduling issues derail race's future
    The decision to suspend the Grand Prix of Baltimore for at least the next two years could not have come as much of a surprise to anyone who paid attention to the intrigue that surrounded the third edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series event over Labor Day...
  • Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough

    Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough
    The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits. The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...