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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • jcpenney offers free back-to-school haircuts in August

    jcpenney offers free back-to-school haircuts in August
    jcpenney is ushering in the back-to-schoolshopping season by offering free haircuts all month to elementary school students in the department store salons. "We really just want to help kids go back to school in style, and we're helping the parents too,"...
  • Learn about geocaching with Conservancy as your guide

    Geocaching, an outdoor treasure hunt using hand-held GPS devices, is a fun family activity that continues to grow in popularity. Want to learn how to participate? The Howard County Conservancy will offer an opportunity on Saturday, Sept. 8 at, 10 a.m.,...
  • Shoppers take advantage of Maryland's tax-free holiday

    Shoppers in Maryland showed up at area malls and other retail outlets in large numbers Sunday, the first day of the state's Tax Free Week. The holiday from state sales tax for most clothing and footwear priced under $100 was an incentive to spend and...
  • Lutherville: Wheels in motion for event to help fight prostate cancer

    We've become familiar with the antique car shows at the Fire Museum of Maryland over the years, but there is a different kind of vehicle show coming up Sept. 1 at the museum. The fourth annual Wheels for Prostate Cancer Research Fundraiser welcomes any...
  • Rodgers Forge: Bike rack puts wheels in motion at Rodgers Forge Elementary School

    Just in time for the start of school, community leaders gathered on Friday, Aug. 24, for the dedication ceremony of the new bike rack at Rodgers Forge Elementary School. Taking part were 5th District County Councilman David Marks, as well as Stu Sirota,...
  • County Council member holds Back to School Extravaganza

    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman will hold a Back to School Extravaganza Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at High Point High School, 3600 Powder Mill Road, in Beltsville. This free event, open to District 1 families, offers free...
  • Balto. Co. schools chief kicks off first year with message of teamwork

    Balto. Co. schools chief kicks off first year with message of teamwork
    Drawing on the last drumrolls of the Perry Hall High School marching band, Baltimore County schools superintendent S. Dallas Dance greeted 700 applauding administrators Friday to deliver his inaugural back-to-school address, sending a message he hoped...
  • $32 million Leith Walk Elementary addition kicks off schools' facilities campaign

    Leith Walk Elementary School kicked off the Baltimore city school system's "21st Century Buildings for Our Children" campaign, a billion-dollar borrowing plan that will require a funding commitment from the state, in order to overhaul the system's aging...