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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, …


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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 …


MDOT MVA offices to close Monday in observance of Labor Day

GLEN BURNIE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices on Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. MDOT MVA offices will reopen Tuesday, September 8, by appointment only. Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations remain closed until further notice. MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services, and 24-hour kiosks will be …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols, target impaired/aggressive drivers over Labor Day weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—As the unofficial end to summer approaches, Maryland State Police will be on extra alert in search of impaired, distracted and/or aggressive drivers this Labor Day weekend to ensure travelers get to their holiday destination safely. Beginning Thursday through Labor Day, authorities say state troopers will be on patrol, using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond …

Study: Post-Labor Day school start shows significant economic impact

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Starting school after Labor Day has “a clear, positive impact on both state and local government economies” with a total net economic impact of up to $115 million, according to a new analysis from the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON) at Salisbury University. The report, entitled “The Economic, Employment and Fiscal Impacts Of Added Summer Vacation Days …

Baltimore County offices closed for Labor Day holiday

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, September 2, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Health Department clinics and senior centers 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 …

MDOT SHA suspends non-emergency lane closures for Labor Day weekend

BALTIMORE, MD – With fuel prices remaining steady, hundreds of thousands of Marylanders will begin saying goodbye to summer by traveling throughout the state for the Labor Day weekend. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is suspending non-emergency lane closures until Tuesday, September 3, to help traffic move smoothly on area roadways during the long weekend. MDOT SHA …

Maryland State Police to step up patrols for Labor Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police are gearing up for the Labor Day holiday, and troopers will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed. Beginning on Thursday, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks statewide will be focusing enforcement efforts …