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  • Elkridge Young Marine prepares for Memorial Day tribute

    Elkridge Young Marine prepares for Memorial Day tribute
    When Danielle Dixon directs the Elkridge Young Marines as they serve as the honor guard at a decades-old Memorial Day celebration on Monday, the Howard High School senior will have mixed emotions. This will be her final appearance at Dulaney Valley...
  • Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire

    Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire
    Four people were rescued when their boat overheated, caught fire and began to sink on the Patapsco River Sunday morning. Petty Officer Ryan Ketchum, spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard's Baltimore office, said crews received a distress call at 11:08 a.m....
  • Baltimore wins federal grant to buy electric boat for free Harbor Connector service

    Baltimore wins federal grant to buy electric boat for free Harbor Connector service
    The Baltimore Department of Transportation has been awarded a federal grant of more than $850,000 to purchase an electric boat for its free Harbor Connector service in the Inner Harbor. The service operates water taxis along three routes across the water...
  • Body found in Inner Harbor near Under Armour headquarters

    Body found in Inner Harbor near Under Armour headquarters
    A body was pulled from the Inner Harbor Tuesday afternoon near Under Armour headquarters — at least the 11th time since October that someone has been found dead in the waters around downtown. Few details were immediately available pending an...
  • In the market for a Chesapeake Bay skipjack? Check Craigslist.

    In the market for a Chesapeake Bay skipjack? Check Craigslist.
    Anything and everything can be sold online these days from cars to boats including Maryland’s gem of the sea, the skipjack. Skipjacks are boats that leap in and out of the water, very much like fishes in the sea. The owner of what's being called...
  • Neighbor shoots at puppy in Abingdon [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Christopher Nicholas Ewing, 22, of the first block of West Inca Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession....
  • Capt. Lewis B. Melson, career naval officer

    Capt. Lewis B. Melson, career naval officer
    Capt. Lewis B. Melson, a career naval officer who had worked extensively during the 1960s with the Navy's pioneering Sealab program that allowed divers to work at the bottom of the ocean, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his daughter's West Towson...
  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • Havre de Grace group hopes to revive historic skipjack Martha Lewis

    Havre de Grace group hopes to revive historic skipjack Martha Lewis
    Historically used for oyster dredging and long a part of Chesapeake Bay heritage, the skipjack is the official boat of Maryland, but only about a dozen are left in the state. One of them is the Martha Lewis. Moored in Havre de Grace's Frank J....
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Rockfish tips, tactics Tuesday, April 8: Capt. Greg Buckner of Miss Susie Charters will speak on tips and tactics for spring trophy rockfish season at a meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association at 7:30 p.m. The...
  • Skipjacks reminders of better times for the Bay [column]

    There's a rather noble effort under way to save a bit of the heritage of the Chesapeake Bay, one of the few remaining sail-powered commercial fishing boats in the country. Specifically, there's a move afoot to replace the mast of the skipjack Martha...
  • Planning a great birthday party

    Planning a great birthday party
    Monica Snodgrass was a brave woman to invite more than two dozen 7-year-olds into her home for her son’s birthday party. But with spot-on entertainment planned, it wasn’t the headache one might envision.  The Clarksville mother of three had...