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  • Washington College names interim president

    Washington College names interim president
    Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
  • Washington College president to step down

    Washington College president to step down
    The president of Washington College announced Tuesday that he will step down this fall to take a new post in Virginia. Mitchell B. Reiss, who has led the college in Chestertown for four years, will become the new CEO and president of the Colonial...
  • Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area

    Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area
    No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
  • Harford's AMC Holiday House Tour set for Dec. 15

    Harford's AMC Holiday House Tour set for Dec. 15
    This year's AMC Holiday House Tour in Harford County will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour benefits the AMC Cancer Fund and Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Center. For further information, call 410-734-4808. Visitors will...
  • John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer

    John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer
    John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
  • Day trips from Williamsburg to Gettysburg

    Day trips from Williamsburg to Gettysburg
    Gettysburg, Pa. Remembrance, Dedication days Two tributes that take place each November at Gettysburg National Military Park have special significance this year. Dedication Day, held annually on Nov. 19, will mark the 150th anniversary of the...
  • Fine arts curator takes a look at Montpelier's treasures

    Fine arts curator takes a look at Montpelier's treasures
    Fine arts curator Sumpter Priddy III gave a talk at Montpelier Mansion Sept. 15 about the rich history of antique furniture in Washington and its neighboring communities, in addition to highlighting what makes the mansion's furniture collection so...
  • Montpelier/South Laurel: Dylan Haversack learns what it's like to be a midshipman

    When asked "What did you do last summer?" Montpelier resident Dylan Haversack has an interesting story to tell. A student at St. Vincent Pallotti High School, Dylan participated in this year'sU.S. Naval AcademySummer Seminar program. The highly...
  • Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman

    Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman
    Hardly a month goes by that The Sun does not further document how Chesapeake Bay pollution is eroding the livelihoods of our watermen. In a cynical moment, I once wrote in my book, "Bay Country," of a day when "we will memorialize the vanished...
  • Holiday contest winners light up the night

    In a season where tiny white lights, window wreaths, inflated Santas and lighted candy canes seem to take over the landscape in Laurel, the Laurel Civic Improvement Committee had a tough job: Narrow down the multitude of twinkling, blinking and even...
  • Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts

    Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts
    When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother. You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
  • Head out for the holidays

    Head out for the holidays
    The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer. New Market Shadrack's Christmas Light...