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  • 2 Md. tornadoes among 7 reported in Thursday storms

    2 Md. tornadoes among 7 reported in Thursday storms
    Two tornadoes confirmed to have touched down in Maryland on Thursday are among seven tornado reports from the storms, with several others spotted in Tennessee and Georgia. The tornadoes here were in Montgomery and St. Mary's counties. Both were rated...
  • Knowing the beach rules can avoid future hassles

    Knowing the beach rules can avoid future hassles
    Summer is just getting started, which means you’re likely jonesing for a beach vacation. But before you pack the car and head toward the Bay Bridge, you’ll want to make sure you’re well informed. No matter where you’re heading...
  • If you're looking for Bob Frothingham, look up in the sky [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    A Type T Personality is defined as one who pursues risks through potentially dangerous activities or behaviors. We typically visualize thrill-seekers as young or middle-aged, but in truth, no age limit exists for the Type T. Enter Bob Frothingham, 93-...
  • Toll increases for Susquehanna crossing hard to swallow [Editorial]

    Toll increases for Susquehanna crossing hard to swallow [Editorial]
    Get ready to help pay for road construction elsewhere in Maryland. The tolls are going up at the state Transportation Authority's two Susquehanna River bridges – I-95 and Route 40 – and it's pretty clear the money will be used to subsidize...
  • Weather prep to close two-way operations on Bay Bridge

    Weather prep to close two-way operations on Bay Bridge
    There will be no two-way operations on the Bay Bridge during Wednesday rush hour so workers can prepare for severe weather later Wednesday and Thursday. The Maryland Transportation Authority cautioned of potential traffic delays as one lane of eastbound...
  • Storms packing confirmed tornado, heavy winds pass through Central Md.

    Storms packing confirmed tornado, heavy winds pass through Central Md.
    Severe storms with a history of damaging winds and a confirmed tornado sighting moved through Maryland on Thursday afternoon, potentially the second outbreak of tornadoes in four days for the state. The Storm Prediction Center meanwhile confirmed that...
  • Traffic: Overturned truck, fuel spill cleared on Route 50

    Traffic: Overturned truck, fuel spill cleared on Route 50
    All lanes are open on westbound Route 50 after an early Thursday morning incident involving a truck spill on the roadway near Baydale Drive stalled traffic for nearly four hours, according to the State Highway Administration. Around 9:25 a.m., SHA...
  • Minor derecho, tornado outbreak cap active week of weather

    Minor derecho, tornado outbreak cap active week of weather
    A lightning strike injured a Cecil County zookeeper, half-dollar-sized hail fell in several counties and tornado sightings sent people scurrying for shelter from Rockville to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Yet the worst...
  • Oyster gardening project at Dunloggin Middle produces 'special' results

    Oyster gardening project at Dunloggin Middle produces 'special' results
    Dunloggin Middle School students found last year's trip to the Chesapeake Bay disappointing. There were only a couple live oysters in the piles of cracked, dead ones brought up by a trawl. "It was pretty sad," said Dunloggin gifted and talented resource...
  • Andrea, no longer tropical, dumping heavy rains Friday

    Andrea, no longer tropical, dumping heavy rains Friday
    Tropical Storm Andrea dropped several inches of rain on the Baltimore area Friday and could bring several inches more, causing some flooding and road closures. The rain started Thursday night, and is forecast to continue into early Saturday. As much...
  • Worker on Bay Bridge seriously injured by paint bucket

    Worker on Bay Bridge seriously injured by paint bucket
    A worker on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge was seriously injured after being struck by a falling five-gallon paint bucket, shutting down the westbound lanes for about an hour while the man was rescued, officials said. Authorities said they began getting...
  • Westbound traffic from Eastern Shore heavy, but no major delays

    Westbound traffic from Eastern Shore heavy, but no major delays
    Marylanders seemed in no hurry Monday to end the three-day Memorial Day weekend. As of 5:30 p.m., westbound traffic to the Bay Bridge was backed up to exit 39 for just 2.5 miles — a far cry from rush hour Friday, when the line of cars bumper-to-...