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  • Sun writer overstates threat to menhaden

    As Candus Thomson's days as an outdoor writer are numbered, she seems determined to take more shots (some cheaper than others) at commercial fishermen, and the menhaden industry in particular. Having worked as both a journalist and a commercial fisherman,...
  • Boat-borne police prowl on big July Fourth aquatic weekend

    Boat-borne police prowl on big July Fourth aquatic weekend
    Until a week ago, 16-year-old Abbey Jankalski had never been on a Jet Ski. Heading out Saturday into North Point Creek on her uncle's Kawasaki, she was still, literally and figuratively, getting her feet wet. But with practice came confidence, so she...
  • Cambridge country club fined $500,000 for pollution violations

    A Cambridge country club was ordered to pay an "extraordinary penalty" of $500,000 by a Dorchester County Circuit Court for discharging raw sewage into wetlands along the Choptank River that eventually flow into the Chesapeake Bay, according to a Thursday...
  • Small towns, big love

    Small towns, big love
    How do we love thee, oh small towns of Maryland? Let us count the ways. When earlier this year, a Budget Travel magazine poll named Lewisburg, W.Va., as "America's Coolest Small Town," it got us thinking: aren't Maryland's small towns worth bragging...
  • Traffic: Turn lane closed on Philadelphia, Nottingwood roads

    As of 9:30 a.m. Friday, the right turn lane is temporarily closed on eastbound Philadelphia Road at Nottingwood Road in Baltimore County, because of a utility problem. Otherwise, there were no other problems on major Baltimore area highways. There are...
  • Howard County seniors notes

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a....
  • Man-O-War shoal center of controversy again

    Man-O-War shoal center of controversy again
    There aren't many people who think that nibbling away at one of the largest underwater pile of oyster shells left in the Chesapeake Bay is a good idea right now. Not upper bay recreational anglers, who love how Man-O-War shoal acts as a magnet for...
  • Bryan Voltaggio's crab dinner for the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

    Bryan Voltaggio's crab dinner for the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
    When this event was first announced, it wasn't clear how anyone who wasn't a guest of the resort could subscribe, if at all. But now those details are in. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort’s two-week Crab Week celebration will feature a a visit...
  • WSSC restricts use of Rocky Gorge horse trails

    WSSC restricts use of Rocky Gorge horse trails
    Rays of sunlight filter down through a 200-foot-high canopy of tulip poplars and pines to dance across the forest floor at Rocky Gorge Reservoir. The dappled shade and serene setting draw recreational users to the watershed like deer to a salt lick....
  • Forecast: Storms, high 83

    The National Weather Service was calling for Monday to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 83 degrees and north winds of 5 to 7 miles per hour. There is a 70 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms, most likely after 11 a.m. The weather service has...
  • Maryland launches new oyster farm permit process

    Maryland launches new oyster farm permit process
    Long-awaited "streamlining" of the tangled state and federal red tape Maryland watermen must navigate for permission to establish oyster farming operations finally took effect Monday. Now, instead of seeking approvals from three separate state agencies...
  • Forecast: Partly sunny, high 84

    The National Weather Service was calling for Tuesday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high of 84 degrees and north winds of 7 to 14 miles per hour. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. A small craft advisory is in...