Local Government Schedule Changes for Labor Day

CALLAWAY, Md. (Aug. 30, 2013)—Local and state government entities have announced their schedule changes for the coming Labor Day holiday. Labor Day this year is officially observed on Monday, September 2.

Calvert County Government

All Calvert County government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2.

The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed Sept. 2. Meals on Wheels will not be delivered to clients Monday.

Calvert Library locations will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 31, and Monday, Sept. 2.

There will be no public transportation services Sept. 2. Regular schedules will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

The Appeal Landfill and customer convenience center locations will be closed Sept. 2.

The Hall Aquatic Center and county community centers will be closed Sept. 2.

The Calvert Marine Museum will be open Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit the Calvert County website at http://www.co.cal.md.us.

Charles County Government

All Charles County Government offices and the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville will be closed.

The Charles County Landfill and Recycling Center on Billingsley Road in Waldorf, and the Pisgah Recycling Center on Route 425 in Pisgah will be closed.

VanGO services will not be operating.

All Senior Centers are closed.

The Nanjemoy Community Center, Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center, Port Tobacco Recreation Center and all other Community Centers are closed.

Curbside recycling will be pushed one day ahead for the first part of the week. Monday pickups will take place on Tuesday and Tuesday pickups on Wednesday. There are no changes to Thursday and Friday routes.

The following offices will be open for normal business hours:

-- The Crain Memorial Welcome Center located at 12480 Crain Highway in Newburg operating normal hours.

-- Charles County Parks operating normal hours.

St. Mary's County Government

All St. Mary’s County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, September 3.

The St. Andrews Landfill and six Convenience Centers and the St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will not operate on September 2. The Landfill, Convenience Centers, and STS will be open for normal business hours prior to and after the observed holiday.

All Senior Activity Centers and the three St. Mary’s County Libraries will also be closed on September 2 and there will also be no Meals on Wheels delivery.

College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland will be closed Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2. The college will resume its normal schedule Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Classes begin for the fall semester and fall minisession I on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Registration will be available throughout the Labor Day weekend at http://www.csmd.edu through online access at my.CSMD services.

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration

The MVA will close its full-service and express offices on Saturday, August 31 and Monday, September 2 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. All Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also close on both days. In addition, all MVA and VEIP offices will be closed on Friday, August 30, 2013 in accordance with the State Service Reduction Plan.

Customers should note that the days before and after a holiday are especially busy, and they are encouraged to “go on-line” to complete their MVA transaction. Many MVA transactions can be completed via the Internet through the MVA’s eMVA initiative - including payments for vehicle registration. eMVA makes a variety of routine transactions available electronically and they can be completed without the need to visit an MVA office. To reach eMVA and the available electronic transactions twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, log on to http://www.mva.maryland.com and click on “Online Services.”

Maryland Natural Resources Police

The NRP reminds citizens to make safety a priority during the last holiday weekend of the summer. NRP urges all swimmers and boaters to develop a precautionary safety and rescue plan before heading out, keep a close watch on children and non-swimmers, wear a lifejacket and have flotation devices on hand. As in the past, officers will be stepping up enforcement in an effort to maintain safe parks and waterways. Read more at http://news.maryland.gov/dnr/2013/08/29/nrp-urges-safety-over-labor-day-weekend

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