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  • Crops getting parched on Lower Shore

    Crops getting parched on Lower Shore
    When Ted Wycall started his organic farm in Salisbury five years ago, scarce rain was not a part of his calculations. But after surviving a serious drought last year, Wycall and his 200-acre Greenbranch Farm, and his fellow farmers across the Lower...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap: Episode 3

    'The Bachelor' recap: Episode 3
    “Butt-skiing backwards is on my leap list.” This week “The Bachelor” faced tough competition from “Gossip Girl” (Sarah’s favorite) and the promising newJ.J. Abrams’ show “Alcatraz.” But just...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • Dream home: Kent Island couple's neighbor is Bay Bridge

    Dream home: Kent Island couple's neighbor is Bay Bridge
    A half-mile or so from the highest point on the Bay Bridge, heading east on U.S. 50 toward Kent Island, you can see a large green house at the water's edge, its 60-foot pier jutting into the bay. The waterfront home of Ells and Jeanne Snyder is on a...
  • Clouds, sprinkles, showers and storms are welcome

     
    They're calling it "unsettled" weather out in Sterling. It's a complex set of low-pressure systems in eastern Canada and the Great Lakes, and an approaching cold front, which is forecast to stall across the forecast area and return as a......
  • Septic pollution woes divide Kent Island

    Septic pollution woes divide Kent Island
    — Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty. But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
  • New reef created in Chesapeake Bay

    New reef created in Chesapeake Bay
    Concrete that once blocked fish from swimming up the Patapsco River to spawn has a new life as home for aquatic creatures at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay. Water cannons blasted chunks of the demolished Simkins Dam off a barge Wednesday, completing...
  • Ship bringing largest sugar delivery ever to Domino

    Ship bringing largest sugar delivery ever to Domino
    The largest load of sugar ever delivered to Domino Sugar's Baltimore refinery arrives aboard a ship on Monday. The Domino Sugars refinery will make history Monday morning when it is scheduled to receive the largest single raw sugar shipment ever to a...
  • Getting There: Proposed toll hikes draw hostile reception

    A proposal to impose the largest toll increases in the state's history received a hostile reception from residents Monday night as the Maryland Transportation Authority brought its proposal to Baltimore for public comment. Several dozen people turned out...
  • Proposed toll increase is not small change

    The level of the proposed increase in tolls is outrageous during this austere time and is expected to generate an additional $77 million per year. Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) toll revenue supports Maryland's tunnels, bridges and turnpikes....
  • We're going downy ocean, hon

    We're going downy ocean, hon
    As Marylanders ease into the heat of the summer, we're looking for a little relief. There's no better place to find it than in Ocean City. For memories, nothing compares with that ride across the Bay Bridge and onward along Route 50, windows down and...