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  • Cannon backfired during Star-Spangled celebration at Fort McHenry

    Cannon backfired during Star-Spangled celebration at Fort McHenry
    A reproduction historic cannon backfired at Fort McHenry during the recent Star-Spangled Banner bicentennial celebrations, injuring a member of the cannon crew, according to the National Park Service. The breech of the cannon, or the mass of metal at...
  • Susquehanna riverboat retired

    Susquehanna riverboat retired
    The Lantern Queen Riverboat, a traveling fixture on the Upper Chesapeake Bay and lower Susquehanna River since 1996, had made its last trip. During a routine every-five-year inspection required by the U.S. Coast Guard, the boat was found to be suffering...
  • Constellation to move from Inner Harbor to undergo repairs

    Constellation to move from Inner Harbor to undergo repairs
    The Constellation will be moved from its location in Baltimore's Inner Harbor for four months this winter to undergo more than $2 million in repairs — including $750,000 to fix rotting in its hull. The city Board of Estimates, which oversees...
  • 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...
  • Up to 100 gallons of diesel spilled into harbor at Bond Street Wharf

    Up to 100 gallons of diesel spilled into harbor at Bond Street Wharf
    About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a rooftop generator at Bond Street Wharf into the Fells Point harbor Sunday, Maryland environmental officials said. The fuel leaked into the water from a stormwater outfall at Bond Street, Maryland Department...
  • Keeping the momentum [Commentary]

    Keeping the momentum [Commentary]
    Every so often, there is reason to cheer a little louder both within the gates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., and 350 miles down Interstate 95 at the U.S. Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C. This year, the academy had a...
  • Nine days of Cecil County Fair come to a close

    The Cecil County Fair wrapped up after nine days of fun with only minimal weather disruptions last week. Livestock was auctioned, blue ribbons were awarded, cars were demolished, tractors pulled, politicians campaigned, churches reached out and businesses...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • Sunny and unseasonably mild Wednesday

    Sunny and unseasonably mild Wednesday
    The rest of the week is expected to offer a respite after several days of oppressive humidity and severe thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. Morning cloudiness on Wednesday will clear, revealing mostly sunny skies, with light winds...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue

    Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue
    Emergency personnel will converge on Inner Harbor waters near Canton on Wednesday as part of a staged water taxi disaster, an event geared toward assessing rescue capabilities and practicing response techniques. Between 8 a.m. and noon, first responders...
  • Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served

    Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served
    Harford County held a veterans' muster in Bel Air Saturday, an event designed to get Harford and Cecil County veterans connected with the appropriate services, as well as to honor veterans of the Vietnam War era and women who served during World War II,...