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  • Centenarian, retired naval commander, setting sail on cruise to Europe

    Centenarian, retired naval commander, setting sail on cruise to Europe
    Retired U.S. Navy Capt. John "Jack" Slaughter recently booked a European river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. "How about that?" he said. Slaughter, who commanded five ships in his career, including the command ship for President John F. Kennedy,...
  • Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police

    Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
    David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way. "Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...
  • Five injured in Ocean Pines boat explosion

    Five injured in Ocean Pines boat explosion
    Five people were injured near Ocean City on Sunday when their boat exploded, police said. The explosion occurred shortly after the boaters boarded the 24-foot inboard/outboard motor boat in Ocean Pines, Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson...
  • Baltimore's big role in 200-year-old events [Letter]

    Baltimore's big role in 200-year-old events [Letter]
    The 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 holds special significance for Baltimore in the next few weeks ("More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebration Aug. 12). On Aug. 25, 1814, President James Madison, and his wife Dolly were...
  • Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen

    Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen
    The Coast Guard rescued three people near Ocean City's inlet Wednesday when their 17-foot boat capsized, and a Virginia teen drowned in a rip current there Tuesday as town officials limited beachgoers to wading as Hurricane Cristobal continues to churn up...
  • Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore

    Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore
    When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will not only have new pollution-control technology and a $500 million makeover. The ship also will have a new itinerary of extended cruises to the Caribbean. Carnival Cruise Lines, which...
  • Barcocina makes most of its Fells Point location

    Barcocina makes most of its Fells Point location
    A running debate among my friends is which Baltimore bar has the most prime location. We all prioritize different elements, but the answer always seemed clear in my mind: 1629 Thames St., the peninsular Fells Point spot that most recently housed...
  • Blue Angels to join 1812 celebration

     Blue Angels to join 1812 celebration
    The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday. As part of the commemoration of the...
  • More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration

    More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration
    Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning. As part of the Battle of...
  • Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]

    Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]
    When Inner Harbor 2.0 was first rolled out, I was appalled that plans called for dismantling the Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse, relocating the Coast Guard cutter Taney to a dumpster area and doubling the size of the Pier V parking garage ("Baltimore's...
  • Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay yard

    Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay yard
    The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance over the next five years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic fleet. The new memorandum of understanding, announced Tuesday by...
  • Baltimore's future 'Monday Night Football shot'

    Baltimore's future 'Monday Night Football shot'
    First, let me acknowledge the following: The Baltimore harbor is still too polluted, too many Baltimoreans still throw too much trash in the street; we need better results from the city's public schools and more involved parents of school-age kids; we...