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Winter Solstice

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  • Fall arrives Monday night with autumnal equinox

    Fall arrives Monday night with autumnal equinox
    It has begun to feel like fall, with schools in session and a chill in the air, but the season actually arrives at the moment of autumnal equinox at 10:29 p.m. Monday.
  • 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. The last time the sun set after 5 p.m. or later was Nov. 6. Just a few days before that, sunset didn't come until after 6 p.m., but then an end to daylight...

    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...

    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...

    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...