There are calls to push back the school year in Maryland. A high-ranking state official petitions to extend summer break until after Labor Day. Not everybody supports the idea.
The IndyCar drivers like it. The mayor loves it, and so do the fans.
Though we’re still three weeks away from the last day of summer, for many, it effectively ends Labor Day. Also wrapping up is the Maryland State Fair.
We’ve managed to make it through most of the Labor Day weekend without excessive rainfall. There have been a few showers and thunderstorms scattered to isolated across the region and a few more are popping up in NE Maryland around Cecil County.
Metro says its trains and buses are operating on a shortened schedule on Labor Day.
It’s not the usual traffic at the Inner Harbor this weekend. Baltimore’s busiest streets have turned into an IndyCar racetrack. The Grand Prix is back, sending cars through downtown at 180 miles per hour.
For those looking to get an early start on the holiday weekend and participate in outdoor activities, it will be a good day, but still humid. Dry weather is expected.
If the Grand Prix road closures don’t stall your commute this weekend, a boost in holiday travel just might.
The Grand Prix of Baltimore practices and races coming up this weekend are a boon for the city, but are there health risks involved?
Metro says it will use the long Labor Day holiday weekend to work on several lines.
Attention drivers. Crews are accelerating construction for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, which means traffic headaches for many commuters.
Maryland’s comptroller on Thursday called on schools to start after Labor Day in hopes of boosting the state’s economy, citing a report projecting a delay in beginning the school year could result in an additional $74.3 million in direct economic activity.