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Chesapeake Bay Bridge

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  • 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...
  • State Police perform aerial evacuation from the bay

    A man suffering a severe medical emergency was airlifted from his boat Sunday morning by a Helicopter Emergency Aerial Tactics Team. A man suffering a severe medical emergency was airlifted from his boat Sunday morning by a Helicopter Emergency Aerial...
  • The politics of tolls and taxes

    Editor: A recent editorial lambasted Governor O'Malley for seeking a toll increase for the Hatem Bridge across the Susquehanna River, supposedly because it is a payback to voters from Harford and Cecil counties who did not support him. Never mind that...
  • Give residents of Cecil county and the Shore a break on tolls

    I read the article written by Michael Dresser "Increases in bridge, tunnel tolls cruel but fair" (June 13) and, although I rarely respond to articles I read in the paper, felt a needed to respond to this one. I was born and raised in Baltimore City but...
  • Remains found in Chesapeake Bay

    A boater discovered decomposed remains in the Chesapeake Bay south of the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County shortly before noon on Sunday, Maryland Natural Resources Police said. The remains were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Baltimore...
  • Identification of body found near Bay Bridge could take weeks

    A boater discovered decomposed remains in the Chesapeake Bay south of the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County shortly before noon on Sunday, Maryland Natural Resources Police said. The remains were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Baltimore...
  • Getting There: Myths abound when officials talk toll increases

    Getting There: Myths abound when officials talk toll increases
    When Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. won election as governor in 2002, he was faced with a tricky problem. He had campaigned on a pledge to build the long-delayed Intercounty Connector in suburban Washington. The highway project would cost a fortune, far more than...
  • NASA flights could startle Maryland drivers

    NASA flights could startle Maryland drivers
    If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday. NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
  • NRP plans to increase boat patrols as fatalities increase

    NRP plans to increase boat patrols as fatalities increase
    Maryland Natural Resources Police will be stepping up patrols this weekend in an attempt to curb drunken boating and the number of maritime fatalities, which threatens to exceed a 10-year high reached in 2009. Eleven boaters have died in Maryland...
  • Upper Chesapeake Bay sees low salinity levels

    The near-record amount of runoff that coursed down the Susquehanna River and into the Chesapeake Bay last spring has created the lowest salinity levels seen in the upper bay since 1985, when water monitoring stations were established. Gauges at the...
  • More than 1,000 protest proposed toll increase for Hatem bridge

    More than 1,000 people from the northeast corner of the state came out Monday evening to tell state officials not to raise the toll on the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge, which they say connects them to their churches, shopping centers, doctors and...
  • State parks could reach capacity early as day-trippers seek water, sun

    State parks could reach capacity early as day-trippers seek water, sun
    With sandy beaches, cooling waters and shady picnic areas, Maryland's state parks have become the go-to destination for more than 6 million day-trippers between Memorial Day and Labor Day. But if the weather matches the July 4th weekend forecast, park...