Business, Events

Parkville’s Hope and Peace Foundation commemorates Memorial Day around town

PARKVILLE, MD—This was a Memorial Day like no other, but that didn’t stop Parkville’s Hope and Peace Foundation from remembering the fallen – with social distancing measures in place. The foundation, along with Maryland’s Rolling 9/11 Memorial made stops at Holly Hills Memorial Gardens in Middle River, Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Towson, the World War I Memorial in Towson, …


Events, Politics

Perry Hall Improvement Association holds Memorial Day ceremony at Perry Hall Veterans Memorial [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Since their traditional school ceremony was cancelled this year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Perry Hall Veterans Memorial on Monday morning. The memorial is located at the base of the flagpole at Perry Hall Elementary School. Councilman David Marks recently announced that he would be forming committees to improve both the …


Flags to be lowered this weekend to honor COVID-19 victims

WASHINGTON, DC—All flags will be flown at half-staff this Memorial Day weekend. President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation directing U.S. flags to be lowered nationwide from Friday, May 22, through Sunday, May 24, 2020, as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Accordingly, since no flag should fly higher than the U.S. flag, all …

No trash, recycling collection on Memorial Day; drop-off centers closed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County government trash, recycling, or yard materials collection will be adjusted on Monday, May 25, 2020 in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday. Residents should consult their particular collection schedule to learn when to set out materials during weeks that contain a collection holiday. Schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and …

Maryland State Police to continue increased enforcement through Memorial Day weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland State Police troopers from all 23 barracks and from divisions not normally assigned to road patrol will be involved in targeted traffic safety initiatives through the Memorial Day weekend as part of their continuing effort to reduce speeding and address aggressive and impaired driving on Maryland roads. Authorities say the priority of every uniformed state trooper on patrol …

President Trump to visit Baltimore’s Fort McHenry on Memorial Day

BALTIMORE, MD—The President of the United States will visit Baltimore next week. White House officials say President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry on Monday “to honor the American heroes who have sacrificed their lives serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.” The historic site is where Francis Scott Key …

NFPA: practice safe grilling this Memorial Day weekend [VIDEO]

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Fire Protection Association is reminding local residents to practice safe grilling over the Memorial Day holiday. Seven out of every 10 adults in the U.S. have a grill or smoker, which translates to a lot of tasty meals – but it also means there’s an increased risk of home fires. In 2013-2017, fire departments went …