Ocean City police chief aims to help visitors find 'peace' at the beach

Ocean City police chief aims to help visitors find 'peace' at the beach

Ocean City Police Chief Ross C. Buzzuro started on the job last July after spending more than 25 years with the Baltimore Police Department. A Baltimore native and Dulaney High School graduate, Buzzuro has been busy for the past year getting to know the community, settling in and putting his stamp on fighting crime in Ocean City.

Judge issues ban on Hershey campaign signs

A federal judge issued a temporary ban last week on a state senator's campaign materials that chocolate-maker Hershey says infringe on its copyright — and...

Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration

"Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single...


O'Malley, Pelosi to hold fundraiser for House Democrats

WASHINGTON -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will organize a fundraiser for three at-risk House Democrats later this month on the Eastern Shore in the run-up to this year's midterm election.

Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore

The season's first tropical storm is expected to brush the mid-Atlantic coast just in time for the Fourth of July, but it is a cold front helping steer the system offshore that could deliver storms and heavy downpours before a cooler, drier holiday Friday.

Parasailing under scrutiny as accidents proliferate

Perched on the edge of a cruising powerboat, a thrill-seeker in a tethered parachute soon is flying hundreds of feet in the air.

Slightly bigger Chesapeake 'dead zone' seen this summer

Scientists are predicting that the Chesapeake Bay's oxygen-starved "dead zone" will be slightly larger than average this summer.

Eastern Shore native excited to compete in Miss America pageant

Jade Kenny is still in shock over winning Miss Maryland 2014.

Founded in 1948, Delmarva Chicken Festival being held for last time

With a gentle breeze blowing and temperatures in the low 80s, it was mild for a June afternoon on the Eastern Shore, but adjacent to the main attraction at the Queen Anne's County 4-H Park, it was hot as blazes.

Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say.

Bay oysters find a new market

Chesapeake Bay oysters, long a hard-working staple food, are growing up and getting glam.

Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced

Chesapeake region farms can vie for conservation funds.

Bay health rates a 'C' for second year

Sewage upgrades, forests helped some rivers, farm runoff hurt others, UM report card finds.