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  • 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.org.
  • Route 24 work at state park proceeds slowly

    Route 24 work at state park proceeds slowly
    The contractor working to stabilize part of Route 24 (Rocks Road) in northern Harford County's Rocks State Park is expected to begin the diversion of adjoining Deer Creek this week, so a new retaining wall can be constructed, a State Highway...

    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-...

    Man beats dog and another man in Harford Hounds 4 miler

    Man beats dog and another man in Harford Hounds 4 miler
    Darren Thompson of Bel Air won the third annual Harford Hounds 4 Miler on July 4, while being pursued by a dog and its owner. Thompson led a field of 78 runners over a flat, out-and-back course on the Greenway Trail in Susquehanna State Park,...

    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...