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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Time to move the 'pickles' at the Maryland State Fair

    Time to move the 'pickles' at the Maryland State Fair
    Janice Coroneos calls them her "fair fairies," her small dedicated staff of furniture movers, glass polishers, banner hangers, exhibit arrangers and entry registrars. Without them — it's a gigantic group of about eight people — the 2,000...
  • State Fair horse racing meet runs Friday to Labor Day

    State Fair horse racing meet runs Friday to Labor Day
    Horse racing State Fair meet runs Friday to Labor Day The second season of horse racing in Maryland begins Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair, the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned thoroughbred meeting....
  • No decision made on O.C. rentals

    No decision made on O.C. rentals
    Ocean City officials plan to meet again after Labor Day to discuss tightening the rules around short-term rentals in some residential neighborhoods. The city hosted a public hearing Tuesday for people to air their opinions on the subject. Some residents...
  • The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]

    The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]
    The headlines these days all seem to demand exclamation marks. Iraq is teetering on the brink! Russian troops are massing on the Ukranian border! Gaza lies in ruins! World's worst Ebola epidemic afflicts Africa! Welcome to another quiet and peaceful...
  • Annual 24 Hours of Booty set for weekend start

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Biking Volunteer registration is now open for the 7th Annual 24 Hours of Booty Columbia. This year's charity cycling event is scheduled to roll on the Columbia Gateway Business...
  • Summer fun alive, well at Reisterstown fest

    Summer fun alive, well at Reisterstown fest
    Summer doesn't end on Labor Day in Reisterstown. That's the unofficial motto of the annual Reisterstown Festival held every year for the last 28 years the weekend after Labor Day — this year on Sept. 6 and 7 on the grounds of the Hannah More Park....
  • Bassler set to defend golf club championship after experience at U.S. Amateur

    Bassler set to defend golf club championship after experience at U.S. Amateur
    The Rolling Road Golf Club held its qualifying rounds last weekend to determine the field of 16 golfers who will compete in the 93rd annual club championship that begins on Aug. 23. Top-seeded Matt Bassler was not one of those who had to qualify...
  • Women's bodies found stuffed in trash in Joppatowne [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Aug. 16, 1989: Two women were strangled to death, stuffed in garbage cans and discarded in the trash of a Joppatowne grocery store 25 years ago this week. Police were trying to determine who the two women were, though they were...
  • Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

    Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day
    OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 17 Sunday concert The Starvation Army Band performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, Aug. 18 On the big screen "Rio 2" (G) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the...
  • Senior briefs

    Arnold Center The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922: Scrabble Challenge your brain by playing Scrabble, 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. New participants are welcome....
  • Leagues filling up fast for winter, spring sports

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Basketball Celebration Church's 13U boy's basketball team is looking for dedicated and hard working basketball players for its year-round team. The team will practice twice...