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  • Maryland casino revenues rise 10 percent in a year

    Maryland casino revenues rise 10 percent in a year
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $75.9 million in July, a jump of nearly 10 percent from the same month a year earlier, with the bulk of the increase coming from the state's largest casino, Maryland Live, the state lottery agency reported Tuesday....
  • Second new I-95 travel plaza opens in Maryland

    Second new I-95 travel plaza opens in Maryland
    A second newly constructed travel plaza along Interstate 95 in Maryland opened early Tuesday morning, about six weeks ahead of schedule, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The opening of the new $26 million, 30,000-square-foot...
  • Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far

    Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far
    Heading into town from the west on U.S. 40, drivers take a bridge across the Susquehanna River and cut through treetops reaching up from another world below the rumbling road. It's green down there on Garrett Island, and busy with the activity of many...
  • Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect

    Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect
    By the time police arrived at the Maryland Live casino parking garage, Mary McGinnis had been sitting in the passenger seat of the red Ford pickup truck for about five hours, waiting as her son played blackjack inside. The 98-year-old woman, who uses...
  • Guns stolen in White Hall, Monkton; homes egged in Havre de Grace, squatters in Perryman [Harford police blotter]

    Guns stolen in White Hall, Monkton; homes egged in Havre de Grace, squatters in Perryman [Harford police blotter]
    Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen James Dwayne Oakley, 35, of the first block of Aberdeen Avenue, who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in...
  • Steak dinner, chicken barbecue on menu in Perryville

    From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight (Friday), the Havre de Grace Elks Lodge, on 940 Pulaski Highway, will hold a steak dinner to include salad, potato, vegetable, dessert and coffee and iced tea. The cost is $13 per person. For information call the lodge, 410-...
  • Perryville boy drowns in Susquehanna River Saturday

    Perryville boy drowns in Susquehanna River Saturday
    A 5-year-old Perryville boy died Saturday after falling into the Susquehanna River from the town pier near Rodgers Tavern and drowning. Shawn Buchanan, fire chief for the Community Fire Company of Perryville, said Monday the boy fell in the water and...
  • Lion Ron Mathias receives Melvin Jones Fellow

    Congratulations to Ron Mathias, the recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow, which is the highest service award in Lionism. Ron has been a member of the Havre de Grace Lions Club for more than 46 years. Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star...
  • Fourth of July is no holiday for police

    Fourth of July is no holiday for police
    As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement. Officers plan to be out in force on...
  • Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

    Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday. Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...
  • Elkton chapel offers short and sweet weddings

    Elkton chapel offers short and sweet weddings
    It was the summer of 1964, and Harry Williams was in a hurry. One Monday, the 21-year-old asked his girlfriend, Charlotte, to marry him. They were in love and couldn't wait to get married, he remembers. They said "I do" that Saturday. Fifty years...
  • Family welcomes new baby, Perryville softball celebrates championship

    Congratulations to Tim and Stacy Duer on the birth of their daughter, Elise Renee Duer, on June 28. She weighed in at 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are David and Betty Streeter. Congratulations to the Perryville Major...