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  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy careers, an active 8-year-old and a toddler who had taken to saying "no night-night" when it's time for bed, we didn't have the energy. Even a low-maintenance weekend jaunt to New York on BoltBus seemed like too much work.
  • Maryland in line for millions to fend off storm damage

    Maryland in line for millions to fend off storm damage
    Millions in federal funds are to be spent in Maryland to help protect Smith Island, Crisfield and other coastal communities from devastating flooding like that caused by last year's Superstorm Sandy. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Thursday...

    Ocean City area dolphin count rebounds

    Ocean City area dolphin count rebounds
    Dolphin sightings off Maryland's Atlantic beaches have rebounded after a dismal tally last summer. Volunteers and staff of the National Aquarium spotted 113 of the marine mammals during their annual count Friday, up from just 31 seen this time last...

    Baltimore County 4-H'ers bring life and sound to fairgrounds

    Baltimore County 4-H'ers bring life and sound to fairgrounds
    Timonium Fairgrounds came alive last week with bleeps, moos, cock-a-doodle-dos and neighs from the animal kingdom and lots of chatter, chuckles and commands from youth of the human species. They were there for the annual Baltimore County 4-H Fair taking...

    15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River

    15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River
    From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory. The...