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Winter Solstice

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  • Year's first sunset past 5 p.m. occurs Wednesday

    Year's first sunset past 5 p.m. occurs Wednesday
    Baltimore's first sunset to take place after 5 p.m. since November occurs Wednesday evening.
  • 2014 stargazing calendar: Catch three eclipses, new meteor shower

    2014 stargazing calendar: Catch three eclipses, new meteor shower
    Unique celestial events in 2014 include two full lunar eclipses visible from Maryland and a partial solar eclipse that will begin just before sunset one October afternoon. A new meteor shower could be a bonus. Here’s what stargazers have to look...

    Near-summer conditions warm Baltimore area

    Near-summer conditions warm Baltimore area
    People wore shorts and T-shirts all around Baltimore on Saturday as temperatures hit a record 70 degrees, with slightly higher temperatures expected Sunday. Both the Inner Harbor and BWI Marshall Airport recorded highs of 70 degrees, while Annapolis hit...

    Winter solstice arrives around noon Saturday

    Winter solstice arrives around noon Saturday
    We think of the winter solstice as the "shortest" day of the year, but the solstice actually occurs at an instant, when the sun is the furthest south in the sky because of the Earth's tilted axis. This year, that happens Saturday at 17:11 Coordinated...

    Merry Christmas to all in Havre de Grace

    A joyous and Merry Christmas, dear readers. May your Christmas celebration be one of joy with family members and friends for the next 12 days...remember, the partridge in a pear tree? In Great Britain and Canada, folks celebrate Boxing Day (Dec. 26) with...