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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • AccuWeather.com ups ante with 45-day forecast

    Pennsylvania meteorology company AccuWeather.com is offering a new 45-day forecast to help the public plan events even further in advance, just a few months after going out as far as a month in its predictions. The forecast is live on AccuWeather's...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days

    Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days
    The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday. General manager Tim Mayer said...
  • Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition

    Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition
    Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools. "There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland. State park lifeguards...
  • Dip in Hillcrest Swim Club pool a local tradition

    Dip in Hillcrest Swim Club pool a local tradition
    For 53 years, the Hillcrest Swim Club has been — and continues to be — an oasis in the shimmering heat of the heart of summer. The family-owned pool has built a loyal following, from its Harford Park neighbors to those who come from all over...
  • Transformer travel stalled in Westminster

    Transformer travel stalled in Westminster
    About 18 months after leaving Mexico en route to Hunterstown, Pa., a 440,000-pound power transformer has found its journey north stalled in Westminster. The transformer, which is expected to snarl traffic in Carroll County when it leaves Westminster...
  • August: The time when bored political journalists make mountains out of Washington molehills

    August: The time when bored political journalists make mountains out of Washington molehills
    With Congress in the doldrums of summer recess, our town has inevitably sunk to the game of making political mountains out of molehills. The latest example is disclosure that the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confided to a...
  • Notebook: Rabil reportedly to have surgery in September

    Notebook: Rabil reportedly to have surgery in September
    Major League Lacrosse midfielder Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) has torn abdominal and adductor (hip) muscles and will have surgery early next month, Lacrosse Magazine reported on its website. Rabil, who last weekend finished a season with the Boston...
  • Frederick Co. gets a reputation for mean

    Frederick Co. gets a reputation for mean
    A smart, progressive event gets under way in Frederick County in about a week — a farm-to-fork promotion in 13 restaurants there. Starting Aug. 23, the participating establishments will offer home-grown food and wine; they'll buy enough products...
  • 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...
  • Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit

    Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit
    Eastern Shore and Western Maryland lawmakers joined Comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday in calling for school to start after Labor Day. The proposed change, hailed as a way to promote family time and extend the tourist season, would have a $74.3...
  • Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill

    Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill
    Most fans are ready for some high school football, but a lot of you will have to wait until after Labor Day to see your team in action. Public school teams cannot play until Sept. 6. Private school teams always kick off earlier and some got started last...
  • 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less

    10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less
    Summer may be winding down, but there are still a couple weekends left to get to the beach. Even after Labor Day, Rehoboth has plenty of activities which don't involve sand or sun. Here are 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less. Dogfish Head...