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  • Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire

    Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire
    Nobody asked me, but… A judge who orders an electric shock to silence a criminal defendant who refuses to shut up during a court proceeding has relinquished his eligibility for retirement duty on the bench.
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'Earth Matters' A mixed-media exhibit by Fran Skiles is on view through Friday, Sept. 26, at the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0; or adkinsarboretum....

    Bull shark spotted at Sandy Point

    Bull shark spotted at Sandy Point
    A sighting of a bull shark off Sandy Point State Park Monday prompted a brief closure of one of the swimming areas, but the park's manager said the popular Chesapeake Bay beach returned to "business as usual" on Tuesday after seeing no more of the wide-...

    Route 24 at Rocks State Park expected to close July 28

    Route 24 at Rocks State Park expected to close July 28
    State Highway Administration contractors will begin work late this month on a six-month project to shore up a portion of the Deer Creek stream bank in Rocks State Park to protect the section of Route 24 (Rocks Road) that runs parallel to the stream. The...

    Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville

    Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville
    If Joe Gochar, president of the Hilltop/Maple Community Association hadn't been curious about the origins of a stone mill tucked away on a dirt path near his Catonsville community 13 years ago, the land forgotten for 90 years may have gone unnoticed for...