Events, Family, Police/Fire, Traffic

Maryland State Police to target impaired, aggressive, distracted drivers over Labor Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—As the unofficial end to summer approaches with the Labor Day weekend, Maryland State Police will be on the lookout for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers. In preparation for the expected high volume of traffic and the potential for many more impaired drivers than on a typical weekend, Maryland State troopers will be on alert. With an increase in …


Business, Events

No Baltimore County trash, recycling or yard materials collection on Labor Day; drop-off centers closed

TOWSON, MD – On Monday, September 5, trash, single stream recyclables, and yard materials will not be collected in Baltimore County and all drop-off centers will be closed. Residents are reminded that this holiday will follow the County’s new “slide” schedule for make-up collection days. All trash, recycling and yard material curbside collections scheduled on or after Monday, September 5, …


MDTA expects busy Labor Day weekend on Maryland toll roads

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority expects this Labor Day weekend to be a busy one for local drivers.  The MDTA is urging drivers to focus on safe driving practices, and recommending that motorists travel off-peak to help minimize delays at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Nice/Middleton Bridge. Motorists traveling to and from the Eastern Shore may also find time …

Baltimore County government offices, MVA & VEIP stations to be closed on Labor Day

TOWSON, MD—Several local government offices and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. Baltimore County Government Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols over Labor Day weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police have announced that they will be beefing up patrols over the Labor Day weekend, targeting impaired, distracted, and/or aggressive drivers. Troopers will be on patrol Thursday through Labor Day, using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety …

BCPS Virtual Learning Program announces meal distribution change for week of September 6

TOWSON, MD—Free meals will be available to all students enrolled and attending Baltimore County Public Schools’ Virtual Learning Program through June 30, 2022. Schools and offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Additionally, schools will be closed for students on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, for systemwide professional development. Therefore, meal pick-up …

Labor Day gas prices lowest in four year, fueling end-of-summer road trips

TOWSON, MD—As the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches, travelers are taking to the roadways rather than flying or using other modes of transportation, according to AAA – but they aren’t opting for the usual tourist spots, as concerns over the coronavirus continue to shape travel plans. Lower gas prices are also helping to fuel the demand for family road trips, …

Baltimore County offices, facilities to be closed for Labor Day holiday on September 7

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, September 7, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Health Department COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters will be free on the holiday. The …