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  • EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort

    EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort
    While Maryland and most other Chesapeake Bay states are making decent progress in reducing pollution fouling the estuary, Pennsylvania is "substantially off track" and will receive additional federal help and backup action if necessary, the...
  • Robert M.S. Menzies, banker

    Robert M.S. Menzies, banker
    Robert M.S. Menzies Sr., president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. and a civic leader, died Tuesday of multiple myeloma at his Easton home. He was 67. The son of John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell, and Priscilla Fuller...
  • Annapolis man dies in motorcycle accident

    Annapolis man dies in motorcycle accident
    A 54-year-old man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding struck a road median in Annapolis early Saturday, police said. Just after midnight Saturday, Forrest Andrew Williams of Annapolis was driving on Green Holly Drive near Seabright Drive...
  • Summer turns up heat on Howard County executive candidates

    Summer turns up heat on Howard County executive candidates
    Like June bugs dropping at the first hint of summer's heat, the swarms of primary candidates in Howard County are gone. With each party's picks made, county Democrats and Republicans can unite behind their candidates and campaigns can refocus with just...
  • Arundel executive race pits former sheriff against delegate

    Arundel executive race pits former sheriff against delegate
    Now that Republicans have chosen their candidate in November's race for Anne Arundel County executive, Democrat George F. Johnson IV says he's eager to begin the campaign. "It's time to roll our sleeves up," said Johnson, who faces Republican Steve Schuh...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fishing tips July 8: Fisherman, author and blogger Shawn Kimbro will speak at the monthly meeting of the Northwest chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association about tips and tactics in his new book, "The Right Stuff." The meeting will...
  • Parade, fireworks set for Annapolis Fourth of July celebration

    Annapolis is preparing for Independence Day festivities for next week that will include a parade and a free fireworks show. The parade steps off at 6:30 p.m., beginning at Amos Garrett Boulevard and traveling down West Street and Main Street to City...
  • Drunken driver hits two cyclists near Annapolis, police say

    Drunken driver hits two cyclists near Annapolis, police say
    A driver who police said had been drinking hit two cyclists Saturday on Ritchie Highway near Annapolis, leaving one with life-threatening injuries and both in the hospital, according to Anne Arundel County police. Todd Eliot Green, 27, and Katie...
  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
  • Plein air competition draws painters into the streets of Annapolis

    Plein air competition draws painters into the streets of Annapolis
    Some 30 artists set up their easels all over Annapolis this past week, from quiet back alleys to the lawn of the Maryland State House. Intrigued local residents stopped to chat or simply stare. "Need a model in the picture?" one man shouted from...
  • Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting

    Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting
    When the report of a shooting came in over the radio last September at the Navy Yard in Washington, Master at Arms Charles Pitt initially assumed it was a drill. "These things don't really happen here," said the Annapolis-area resident. Pitt got...
  • Gardens are silent witness to the gardener's life [Commentary]

    Gardens are silent witness to the gardener's life [Commentary]
    Every summer about this time, I spend a couple of days touring private gardens. And I get paid to do it. I am one of the judges of The Sun's annual Garden Contest, and it might be the best part of my job. We receive between 30 and 60 entries each year,...