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  • Why I'm never coming back to Maryland [Letter]

    Why I'm never coming back to Maryland [Letter]
    While visiting our home state of Maryland in June, my husband and I were headed across the plaza near the USS Constellation in the Inner Harbor and had just checked the water taxi schedule. In a split second, I was on the ground with extreme pain...
  • Nat'l Sailing Hall of Fame helps Arundel students practice nautical science

    Nat'l Sailing Hall of Fame helps Arundel students practice nautical science
    The Dreambuilder was making slow progress. The 35-foot-long sailboat meandered in the waters off Annapolis on Wednesday as its teenage crew stood on deck and watched in dismay. “I don’t think I’ve ever gone so fast,” Tommy...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Havre de Grace native Jimmy Shane wins biggest trophy in U.S. powerboat racing

    Havre de Grace native Jimmy Shane wins biggest trophy in U.S. powerboat racing
    Football calls it the Super Bowl, baseball the World Series. Hydroplane boat racing calls it the American Power Boat Association Gold Cup and Sunday, Havre de Grace native Jimmy Shane won the prestigious trophy and title on the Detroit River in Michigan....
  • Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue

    Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue
    Emergency personnel will converge on Inner Harbor waters near Canton on Wednesday as part of a staged water taxi disaster, an event geared toward assessing rescue capabilities and practicing response techniques. Between 8 a.m. and noon, first responders...
  • A new meaning for B&B

    A new meaning for B&B
    Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....
  • Coast Guard rescues man from boat off Ocean City

    Coast Guard rescues man from boat off Ocean City
    A man having trouble breathing was rescued Tuesday from a fishing boat off the coast of Ocean City by Coast Guard helicopter. The man, 41, was fishing on a boat approximately 45 miles off Ocean City at about 3:30 p.m. when another crew member aboard the...
  • Mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue puts response capabilities to the test

    Mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue puts response capabilities to the test
    The voice of the water taxi operator off Canton came over the radio Wednesday morning. "We're taking on water," he said. "I think sinking or capsizing is imminent." Emergency responders listening to their radios at a nearby pier immediately shifted into...
  • Body of missing 11-year-old girl found in southern Md. waters

    Body of missing 11-year-old girl found in southern Md. waters
    The body of an 11-year-old girl who went missing while playing on a sandbar Friday was found in waters off Cobb Island in southern Maryland on Sunday, according to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office. The girl was identified as Faith Janee Lee, of...
  • Mamer skippers Navy 44 to win in Annapolis-Bermuda Race in light air

    For midshipman Duncan Mamer, the skipper of a Navy 44, the waiting was the hardest part of the 19th biennial Annapolis-Bermuda Race. "The prevailing conditions for this race were mostly just lots and lots of light air," said Mamer, a Caldwell, Iowa,...
  • Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage

    Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage
    Nearly eight years after it was ordered, the cruise ship Pearl Mist will embark finally on its maiden voyage Wednesday from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, ending the vessel's protracted saga. The 335-foot cruise ship, which spent the past year being finished...