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  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    Animal Welfare Council The council seeks new members for a citizen panel to promote the sensitive and humane treatment of domestic animals and wildlife in the county. The council is particularly interested in adding members with legal, educational and...
  • Retailers hope back-to-school season will boost spending

    Retailers hope back-to-school season will boost spending
    It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived. While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
  • Loch Raven: From Bible school to overseas missions, a busy summer at Hiss

    Members of Hiss United Methodist Church have been busy this summer. In late June, the church was transformed into the biblical town of Nazareth for a week during the church's annual Vacation Bible School. More than 85 children, youth and leaders were...
  • Shift in county policy stresses money, not items, for donations

    Policy changes within the Volunteer Office of the Baltimore County Department of Social Services have altered the county's flagship donation drives for families in need, leaving at least one local volunteer wondering whether the county's neediest...
  • Prince George's to hold Back-to-School Fair

    Prince George's County students and their parents can register for school and before- and after-care programs, and meet with county agency and school representatives, at a Back-to-School Fair Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Show Place Arena,...
  • No sales tax for back-to-school clothing

    Consumers getting ready for school to start at the end of the month will not be charged sales tax next week for most clothing and shoes priced under $100. Maryland's Tax Free Week begins Sunday, Aug. 12, and ends at midnight Saturday, August 18....
  • Franchot kicks off Maryland sales tax holiday

    Franchot kicks off Maryland sales tax holiday
    After two years of enjoying a break on the state sales tax every August, many Maryland consumers now plan theirback-to-schoolshopping around the weeklong event. That's one measure of the success of Maryland's Tax Free Week, which will mark its third year...
  • Russett: Back-to-School Expo reconnects parents and students with school system

    It's hard to believe students will be returning to school later this month. Where has the time gone? With that said, the Anne Arundel County Public School system's Office of School and Family Partnerships is partnering with Abundant Life Church,...
  • Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes

    Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes
    It's back-to-school time, and perhaps you are settling back in to a family-dinner routine after summer chaos. Or perhaps you at least plan to. If your picky eater isn't getting into the groove just yet, perhaps these recipes will help. Tell your kids they...
  • Baltimore Co. to host back-to-school festival

    Baltimore County and the Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation will host a back-to-school festival Saturday in Woodlawn. The event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. at Security Square Mall. It will focus on families with low to moderate incomes....
  • How much do your kids contribute to back-to-school expenses?

    How much do your kids contribute to back-to-school expenses?
    Now that August has arrived, I'm starting to get the kids ready for going back to school. I'm trying to get them to bed earlier. I'm nagging them to finish their summer reading assignments. And I have the 11-year-old practicing his multiplication and...
  • Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area

    Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area
    Across Baltimore County, schools will begin holding Back-to-Schoolnight activities, some starting as early as this week. The events give parents a way of learning about their child's school, its upcoming events, volunteer and involvement activities, and...