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State restricts shellfish harvesting in some waterways over bacteria concerns

Maryland environmental officials have forbidden oyster and clam harvesting from 1,200 acres of waterways in Anne Arundel and Talbot counties over concerns of high levels of bacteria. The state on Thursday ruled that the Rhode River in southern Arundel, an area of more than 1,000 acres, is closed for...

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  • Waterman snags defense contractor's underwater drone in Bay

    Waterman snags defense contractor's underwater drone in Bay

    An underwater drone that Northrop Grumman was using to conduct sonar research in the Chesapeake Bay was caught this month by a local waterman, the defense contractor said Thursday. Northrop spokesman Andrew Haltzel said the autonomous undersea vehicle had completed its mission and surfaced in the...

  • Dr. Francis I. Codd, Severna Park physician, dies at age 95

    Dr. Francis I. Codd, Severna Park physician, dies at age 95

    Dr. Francis I. Codd, a physician who practiced for more than six decades, died of undetermined causes Oct. 27 at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The resident of Linstead on the Severn was 95. Born in Baltimore and raised in Severna Park, he was the son of John Nicholas...

  • Do-everything Hailey O'Mara helps No. 1 Severna Park sweep past No. 7 Broadneck

    Do-everything Hailey O'Mara helps No. 1 Severna Park sweep past No. 7 Broadneck

    Sometimes when you play on a great team, it's easy to get overlooked. On Tuesday at Severna Park, Hailey O'Mara made sure that didn't happen. The senior was all over the court for the Falcons, both offensively and defensively, as top-ranked Severna Park defeated No. 7 Broadneck, 25-14, 25-8, 25-23...

  • Bald eagle dies after striking power line in Severna Park

    Bald eagle dies after striking power line in Severna Park

    Jon Mayer was driving down Riverdale Road in Severna Park Thursday morning when he saw something plummet from the sky. Mayer thought it might have been a turkey vulture diving toward the street 30 yards in front of him. But when he pulled closer, his stomach sank. It was a bald eagle, and it appeared...

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