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  • Rosedale train derailment creates explosion that broke windows; smoke visible for miles

    Rosedale train derailment creates explosion that broke windows; smoke visible for miles
    A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles. Authorities identified the...
  • Tracking Maryland's biodiversity, one creature at a time

    Tracking Maryland's biodiversity, one creature at a time
    Pasadena resident Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton of Easton stand on a wooden overlook at the edge of a shallow pond at Wooten's Landing Park in the Harwood area of southern Anne Arundel. It's silent, except for animals. On a whim, Brighton asks Hubick...
  • Barn quilts coming to Carroll County

    Barn quilts coming to Carroll County
    Some Carroll County barns are about to become county attractions. The Carroll County Arts Council, partnering with four other county groups, is in the final stages of organizing Carroll's first Barn Quilt Tour. A barn quilt is an 8-feet-by-8-feet...
  • Wild turkeys in Harford the result of a sustained restoration effort [Editorial]

    Wild turkeys in Harford the result of a sustained restoration effort [Editorial]
    In recent years, wild turkeys have become relatively common in Maryland, seen fairly regularly in wild areas and parks, and even turning up from time to time in more suburban areas. The photograph published in Wednesday's edition of The Aegis showing...
  • Restrictions placed on Deep Creek Lake after large sewage spill

    Garrett County officials have restricted swimming and fishing at Deep Creek Lake, a popular vacation destination, after about 36,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a stream that feeds into the lake. On Friday, county officials notified the public that an...
  • Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit

    Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit
    Eastern Shore and Western Maryland lawmakers joined Comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday in calling for school to start after Labor Day. The proposed change, hailed as a way to promote family time and extend the tourist season, would have a $74.3...
  • Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says

    Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says
    Forecasts of sunny skies are combining with falling gas prices and an apparent "pent-up demand" for getaways to put Maryland on course for its busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the end of the recession. AAA Mid-Atlantic is projecting that 678,...
  • Harford Christian repeats as state Envirothon champions

    Harford Christian repeats as state Envirothon champions
    Harford Christian School won its second consecutive Maryland Envirothon recently, its third overall state championship in the past five years, and will represent the state in the North American Envirothon in August. The Darlington school's five-member...
  • Maryland's 'lawless sheriffs' are upholding our constitutional rights

    Maryland's 'lawless sheriffs' are upholding our constitutional rights
    State Del. Jon S. Cardin's recent commentary on Garrett County Sheriff Robert Corley is full of half truths and lies ("The lawless sheriffs of Maryland," June 17). Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not a laughingstock, and I challenge Delegate Cardin to...
  • Opposing Md.'s new gun control law doesn't make one an ignoramus

    Opposing Md.'s new gun control law doesn't make one an ignoramus
    I must take issue with a recent letter to the editor slamming the sheriff of Garrett County for his stand against enforcing the new gun law ("The booboisie emerges victorious," June 10). First, I'm a registered Democrat. Second, I never owned a gun...
  • Sheriff's refusal to enforce gun law is a victory for the people

    Sheriff's refusal to enforce gun law is a victory for the people
    Given what's been going on in Washington, it's good to see the sheriffs of three Maryland counties standing up for the rights of their citizens ("Sheriff won't enforce gun law," June 6). The framers of the Constitution would be proud of these men for...
  • Double standard on Md. gun law

    Double standard on Md. gun law
    I was intrigued by your recent article about the Garrett County sheriff's refusal to enforce the state's new gun control law ("Sheriff won't enforce gun law," June 6). The really interesting part of the article was the quote from H. Scott Curtis,...