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Labor Day

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  • Maryland State Fair racing begins Friday, runs 10 days

    Maryland State Fair racing begins Friday, runs 10 days
    Horses Maryland State Fair racing begins Friday, runs 10 days The Maryland State Fair in Timonium — the only state fair east of the Mississippi River with a sanctioned 10-day thoroughbred meeting — will host live racing beginning Friday at...
  • Mount Ida wins distinction as this year's Decorator Show House [Ellicott City]

    Mount Ida, the early 19 century Ellicott family mansion, has been named Historic Ellicott City Inc.'s 28th annual Decorator Show House.  From Sept. 28 through Oct. 27, the public will get a rare chance to visit the Mount Ida house, a 1828 Greek...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Thursday, Aug. 29 Reggae music The Howard County Historical Society presents "Acoustic Reggae with Scotty P" from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 8328 Court Ave. in Ellicott City. Scotty Paynter is a vocalist-songwriter associated with the Baltimore-based...
  • Cracking down on payday loans

    Cracking down on payday loans
    Fear not, boardwalk vacationers. Labor Day may be approaching, but one of summer's favorite pastimes, the Whac-A-Mole game, is getting an extended run. We speak, of course, of Maryland's unceasing efforts to protect consumers from unscrupulous payday...
  • Harford 9th annual library gala takes a page from murder mystery game

    Harford 9th annual library gala takes a page from murder mystery game
    Patrons of a Harford County library branch may have noticed some suspicious characters hanging around lately, but they are not the kind one would file a police report over. Elected officials, county employees and a business leader are plastered on...
  • More road closures for Grand Prix announced

    More road closures for Grand Prix announced
    Motorists should expect additional road closures in Baltimore connected to the Labor Day weekend Grand Prix, city officials said Tuesday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at 9 p.m....
  • Bits & Pieces: Hammond Elementary's Serpico is a true champion

    According to Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the definition of a champion is "a winner of first prize or first place in competition or one who shows marked superiority." Using that definition, Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez are champions, and yet both...
  • Celebrate Labor Day weekend with HdG farmers market

    Happy Labor Day, dear readers! Legislated as a federal holiday in 1894, Labor Day was begun in New York by labor leader Peter McGuire to honor the American worker. Remember the spirit of Labor Day and make your weekend celebration less work to have fun....
  • A test for the Grand Prix

    A test for the Grand Prix
    They say the third time is the charm, and it's likely that this year's running of the Baltimore Grand Prix will go a lot further toward answering the crucial question that the first two iterations of the ostensibly annual event left unclear. Can IndyCar...
  • 10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration." The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
  • Baltimore pools to stay open until Labor Day

    Baltimore pools to stay open until Labor Day
    Public pools in Baltimore will stay open until Labor Day, three weeks longer than expected, the city Department of Recreation and Parks announced Wednesday. The extension is one of several efforts the city has made to make pools accessible this summer....
  • No wine-ing for Bosley, Waldhauser in 5K at Boordy Vineyards

    Harford runners captured two second-place finishes in the Charm City Run 5K Trail Race at Boordy Vineyards Sunday in Hydes. Adam Bosley of Bel Air finished second in the men's race in 17:21 and Courtney Waldhauser of Fallston took second in the women'...