Given that it will be many months before the 2020-21 calendar needs to be unveiled, we would expect CCPS to get as much feedback as possible from all stakeholders, surveying parents and staff as well as asking for public comment.
Small numbers did not hamper the spirits of the several dozen volunteers participating Monday in Baltimore nonprofit Civic Works’ make-up day of service, which had been postponed from Martin Luther King Day.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport’s security Checkpoint A has reopened Tuesday, after closing due to “excessive call-outs” by TSA agents who have not been paid in weeks because of the federal government shutdown, an airport spokesman said.
The extreme cold will continue into Tuesday, with temperatures expected to hover in the single digits Monday evening through central Maryland and to drop to as low as 0 in the mountains of Western Maryland, forecasters predicted.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California has entered the Democratic presidential race — and her campaign confirms she plans to set up its headquarters in Baltimore. Many locals expressed excitement about Harris bringing her campaign to Charm City. Others braced for jokes about Baltimore's reputation.
In light of extreme cold in the forecast, the Carroll County Cold Weather Shelter will stay open from Saturday through Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, serving as a community warming center on Monday.
Gaming meets community at Xanadu Games at Laurel Park, where gamers connect over "fighting games" and weekly competitions. Xanadu Games moved from Arbutus to a new facility at Laurel Park last March and seeks to draw more customers there, according to the president of the Maryland Jockey Club.
As we jump right into 2019, we have some fabulous offerings in January and February at the Carroll Arts Center. Mark your calendars for a special presentation for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, entitled “Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One.”
Don’t take the lazy way out and get a gift card. You have two days left to take advantage of the 10th annual Gallery of Gifts, sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank, at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster.
The Carroll County NAACP will hold its 15th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 27 and the keynote speaker will be Kevin McLeod, executive director of Silver Oak Academy.
Maryland state lawmakers, led by the Legislative Black Caucus, on Monday launched debate about how best to expand the state's new medical marijuana growing industry to include companies owned by African-Americans.
Democrats, union leaders and immigrant advocates launched a campaign Monday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $15 per hour. They started the campaign on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights icon's "Poor People's Campaign."
The Muslim Social Services Agency and Islamic Relief collected about 150 bags of toiletries and 250 New York Fried Chicken and turkey and tuna fish sandwich meals for the needy and homeless in Baltimore for the Martin Luther King Day of Service charity event.
Baltimore officials on Wednesday hired singer Davon Fleming — a city native who rose to fame on the NBC show “The Voice” — to a one-year consulting contract and named him Grand Marshal of the Martin Luther King Day parade.
Bear Branch Nature Center will hold a fun family program called “Snow Much Fun!” on Sunday, Jan. 14, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the center, located at 310 John Owings Road, just north of the airport on Md. 97.
Harford school board unanimously adopts a calendar for the 2018-19 school year that includes a post-Labor Day Sept. 4 start and a June 7 end if none of the five inclement weather makeup days are used — it will end June 14 if all days are used.
A planned expansion and renovation of the Harford Jewish Center near Havre de Grace has received a green light from a county zoning hearing examiner, which one of the congregation's leaders says should hopefully get the $1 million project back on track.