2023 Memorial Day weekend Chesapeake Bay Bridge travel forecast

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority has issued its 2023 Memorial Day weekend travel forecast, and officials say traveling off-peak will assist in reducing anticipated travel delays crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Drivers may also find time savings using the I-95 northern route via the Tydings Bridge when traveling from shore to shore. Memorial Day Week and Weekend Travel Higher volumes […]

Maryland named 2023’s 7th best state for military retirees, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With May being Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day approaching, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees. To help troops plan their years after service, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 28 key indicators of retirement-friendliness toward veterans. The data set ranges from […]

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum participates in Memorial Day ‘Taps Across America’ event [VIDEO]

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—At 3 p.m. on Memorial Day 2022, the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum at Martin State Airport participated in Taps Across America. The nationwide tribute was initiated by Baltimorean and USAF veteran Jari Villanueva and CBS news “On the Road” correspondent Steve Hartman. Musician Robert Bauerle beautifully presented the sounding of “Taps,” honoring those who served, as […]

Baltimore County reminds residents of shifted trash, recycling, yard materials collection due to Memorial Day holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials are reminding residents of this week’s shifted trash, recycling, and yard materials collection schedule due to the Memorial Day holiday. All trash, recycling, and yard material curbside collections scheduled on or after the Memorial Day holiday will shift and be made one day later this week. For addresses on a twice-per-week trash schedule, the first trash […]

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

BALTIMORE, MD—As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and to avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. In preparation for the expected high volume of traffic and the potential for many more impaired drivers than on a typical weekend, troopers will be out in force […]

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

TOWSON, MD—On Monday, May 30, trash, single stream recyclables, and yard materials will not be collected in Baltimore County, and all drop-off centers will be closed. This holiday marks the first use of the County’s new “slide” schedule for make-up collection days. All trash, recycling and yard material curbside collections scheduled on or after Monday, May 30, will shift and […]

MDTA expects 330,000 vehicles to cross Bay Bridge over Memorial Day weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—With the upcoming Memorial Day holiday serving as the unofficial start of summer travel season, the Maryland Transportation Authority is urging motorists to commit to safe driving practices and travel off-peak to minimize delays when crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Motorists may also find time savings by utilizing the I-95 northern route traveling the Tydings Bridge to and from […]