Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman raising money for Lousiana flood relief through GoFundMe page

Eastern Shore

  • Maryland oyster programs among largest in the country

    Maryland oyster programs among largest in the country

    Efforts to restore or expand oyster colonies are underway around the coastal U.S. A look at some of them: ALABAMA: 1,100 acres of oyster reefs created from 2009-14; additional work ongoing. CALIFORNIA: Restoration programs in San Francisco and Richardson bays, among others. CONNECTICUT: State borrowed...

  • St. Michaels delivers stress-free daytrip

    St. Michaels delivers stress-free daytrip

    It stands tall, sleek and proud. It is silent but radiates confidence and nobility, like it owns the dock, the water and the million dollar view. The rented orange and white kayak inches closer. The majestic blue heron stands its ground. An uninvited guest, phone in hand, gets too close. The heron...

  • New corral ready for 2016 Chincoteague Pony Penning

    New corral ready for 2016 Chincoteague Pony Penning

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — A new corral awaits the Chincoteague ponies for their annual swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island. The old corral was in disrepair and located on a creek bank, Kevin Sloan, refuge manager of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, tells The Daily Times...

  • Former Pocomoke police chief who accused town of racism indicted

    Former Pocomoke police chief who accused town of racism indicted

    The former Eastern Shore police chief who accused Pocomoke City of racism after he was fired without a public explanation was indicted Tuesday on charges of misconduct in office. Kelvin Sewell, 53, a retired Baltimore homicide detective who now works for the Baltimore state's attorney's office,...

  • Ocean City business grounds Trump airplane banners

    Ocean City business grounds Trump airplane banners

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The owner of Ocean Aerial Ads will pull political banners supporting Donald Trump after a series of complaints. Media outlets report that the ads, which flew on banner planes for only one day, allegedly read "Stop Mad Cow Disease Stop Hillary" and "America First. Build That...

  • Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of transgender Maryland boy

    Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of transgender Maryland boy

    A federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday against an Eastern Shore school system on behalf of a 14-year-old transgender boy who wants to use the locker rooms consistent with his gender identity. FreeState Justice has filed a federal lawsuit against Talbot County, saying that it is violating Title lX,...

Ocean City Beach Patrol captain draws fire with email on locker room use

Ocean City Beach Patrol captain draws fire with email on locker room use

The longtime head of Ocean City's Beach Patrol could face discipline for sending an email instructing employees to use the locker room "that corresponds to your DNA," an Ocean City spokeswoman said Tuesday. "We are not Target," Melbourne "Butch" Arbin III wrote in an email Sunday to several dozen...

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