Month: August 2022

School Bus Driver Shortage Again Troubles Anne Arundel County Families

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD — The ongoing bus driver shortage has inconvenienced families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenges seem like they will continue this year. Some students returned to the classroom Monday, but many students didn’t have a bus to school. Fifty bus routes lacked a driver heading into the first week, Anne Arundel …

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Dodge Hemi Challenge Returns to the ‘Big Go’ for its 21st edition

The 21st edition of the longest-running, continuous, specialty race in NHRA history, the Dodge Hemi Challenge, will once again take center stage at the 68th annual Dodge Power Brokers US Nationals September 1-2 at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. The event, long a fan favorite, features vintage 1968 Dodge Dart and Plymouth Barracuda factor “package …

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“Let me tell you! This is the best service I have ever received…” | ARLnow

I was going to write an article about CarCare To Go, a new local car repair service bringing trust, transparency and convenience to an industry not known for these traits. Among other things, they provide free valet pick-up and return from home, 12-month/12k mile warranty on all work, and $20.22 oil changes for new clients. …

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These ‘magic school buses’ give kids safe, fun, and healthy walking routes to class – Greater Greater Washington

A walking school bus in action on Capitol Hill. Image by Amber Gove used with permission. This article was first published on August 20, 2019. As a new school year begins for many in the region today, we thought this piece would be helpful, so we are posting it again. It’s back to school time …

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Efforts for Route 21 traffic signal fall short for Gurnee firemedics

Many us think we’re pretty good drivers. We’re not. First responders — police and fire — are though. They’ve usually graduated from an emergency vehicle driving course, or been trained by longtime cops or fire service veterans. They have, by far, excellent driving skills compared to those on Lake County highways. They have to be. …

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