Baltimore County government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday, late-week trash collection schedules to ‘slide’

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Additionally, Towson Loop service and CountyRide van service will not operate and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed. County parking meters are free on the holiday. No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on […]

Perry Hall High School senior to perform in 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

UPDATE: Look for Senior Priya Kozich around 10:30 a.m. during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She will be marching in the fourth band. Look for her in the second line in the middle of the saxophones. Original story below… NOTTINGHAM, MD—A student from Perry Hall High School will be performing in an annual holiday parade. Senior Priya Kozich will be […]

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead of Thanksgiving weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—Beginning on Wednesday, Maryland State Police will be increasing patrols through Thanksgiving weekend as millions of Marylanders are expected to hit the highways. State troopers from all 23 barracks will focus on impaired, aggressive, and distracted driving while conducting saturation patrols on roads with high DUI incidents. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor […]

Ravens Roost 139, Baltimore County first responders distribute 150 Thanksgiving dinner to needy families

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Local first responders and elected officials gave back to the community in a big way over the weekend. On Saturday morning, Official Ravens Roost BQ invited members of Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine, the Baltimore County Police Department, and the Baltimore County Fire Department in giving 150 Thanksgiving dinners to local families in need. Also participating […]

MDTA issues Thanksgiving travel safety tips, recommended driving times in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority has issued Thanksgiving travel safety tips and recommended 2023 driving times. Officials say this will be one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Motorists should plan ahead to allow ample travel time. The Maryland Transportation Authority is providing the following suggested travel times for its major routes during the holiday period. RECOMMENDED TIMES […]

Gas prices fall to lowest levels since February, more Americans to travel for Thanksgiving

BALTIMORE, MD—GasBuddy®, a leading fuel savings platform available to North American drivers, this week released the results of its annual Thanksgiving Travel Survey, revealing that more Americans plan to hit the road for the holiday. Forty-one percent of respondents said they plan to take a road trip this year, an 8% increase from 2022. Additionally, the national average price of […]

AAA 2023 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast: 55.4 million Americans expected to travel

WASHINGTON, DC—AAA projects that 55.4 million travelers will head 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. This year’s Thanksgiving forecast is an increase of 2.3% over last year and marks the third-highest Thanksgiving forecast since AAA began tracking holiday travel in 2000. The top two years were 2005 and 2019, respectively. The Thanksgiving holiday travel […]