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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism

    Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism
    Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • HdG community-wide yard sale is finally here

    Let's go shopping, dear readers! The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (raindate Sunday April 27). Spaces are still available, 410-939-6562 for $10 (benefits Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission). Downtown...
  • National TV restrictions force Orioles to set May 24 game for same afternoon as NCAA lacrosse Final Four

    National TV restrictions force Orioles to set May 24 game for same afternoon as NCAA lacrosse Final Four
    The Orioles have announced that their May 24 game against the Cleveland Indians has been set for 12:35 p.m., which is less than a half-hour from the start of the first of two NCAA men's lacrosse semifinals at M&T Bank Stadium that day. The lacrosse...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...