“We continue to work with our Canadian and Mexican partners to slow the spread of #COVID19,” Wolf said in a tweet. ”Accordingly, we have agreed to extend the limitation of non-essential travel at our shared land ports of entry through September 21.” … [Read more...] about Travel restrictions with Mexico, Canada extended to mid-September
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This year's Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach has been postponed until 2021 amid concerns about COVID-19. It is now scheduled for June 10-13, 2021, with the current lineup still on tap to perform, news outlets reported. This year's event, originally scheduled for June 4-7, had been postponed to Sept. 17.. … [Read more...] about Carolina Country Music Fest canceled for 2020
A search in U.K. museums and Queen Elizabeth II’s Royal Collection has come up empty-handed — but highlighted how many wampum belts have ended up in the U.K., either purchased or stolen at some point in the past. Some of the belts from the British Museum will join the exhibition at future stops in London and Plymouth over the next year. … [Read more...] about After 400 years, Native stories at heart of Mayflower events
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD — The Atlantic hurricane season kicked off June 1 and has been turbulent so far. Hurricane Isaias dumped up to 6 inches of rain and caused flash flooding in parts of Maryland. Weather experts have since issued an updated forecast that doesn't bode well for the East Coast. Forecasters said the remainder of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be "extremely active" with the potential to be one for the record books. … [Read more...] about New Anne Arundel County Hurricane Preparedness Week Aug. 16-22
In the past, small college towns have been more resilient in recessions precisely because colleges tend to be stable employers and home to customers for local businesses. Also, enrollment often increases during recessions as students seek to increase their human capital and the opportunity cost of attending college drops. This countercyclical nature of colleges and universities usually provides a virtual force field that can protect many businesses located in small college towns. Furthermore, for those colleges that have a football program, there are usually six Saturday’s every fall, when every business in the hospitality and leisure sector can look forward to more spending before, during and immediately after the gridiron events. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 shuts down football conferences — what about small towns?