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  • Why voting matters [Letter]

    Why voting matters [Letter]
    Every eligible voter needs to show up at their polling place and vote in Maryland's June 24 primary. Our communities and schools will only be improved by better governing and better education. We need to exercise our right to vote for the next set of...
  • Hazel E. Milash, homemaker

    Hazel E. Milash, homemaker
    Hazel E. Milash, a homemaker and former longtime Brooklyn Park resident, died Sunday of heart failure at Chester River Manor, a Chestertown assisted-living facility. She was 92. The former Hazel Elizabeth Johns was born in Charleston, S.C., and was a...
  • Faceoff specialist Michael Trapp questionable for Washington College men's lacrosse

    Faceoff specialist Michael Trapp questionable for Washington College men's lacrosse
    Washington College’s 13-6 rout of Eastern in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Wednesday unfolded despite the absence of faceoff specialist Michael Trapp, and it isn't clear whether his pulled hamstring will make the junior miss Saturday&...
  • Camp Fairlee offers the disabled a typical summer camp experience

    Camp Fairlee offers the disabled a typical summer camp experience
    When Jamal Cannady of Sharptown reflects on his time at summer camp, his voice warms with the onrush of happy memories and enthusiasm. Ziplining, swimming, boating — he does it all. "Things I never did before in life I get to do at camp. I like...
  • Eleanor Taylor, chemist

    Eleanor Taylor, chemist
    Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90. Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...
  • After emotional high of winning, Washington College men's lacrosse refocuses on Salisbury

    After emotional high of winning, Washington College men's lacrosse refocuses on Salisbury
    In the aftermath of Washington College’s 12-11 upset of 2013 national champion Stevenson in an NCAA tournament quarterfinal Wednesday night, coach Jeff Shirk was too amped to sleep. And he hoped that this would be a rare case of where the players...
  • Though 'Chrome' is from California, he has blood ties in Maryland, too

    Though 'Chrome' is from California, he has blood ties in Maryland, too
    He's a West Coast prodigy, but California Chrome's roots reach deep into Maryland. Both the dam and one grand-dam of the Preakness favorite were foaled and raised on a 70-acre farm in Chestertown. The owners, Tom and Chris Bowman, couldn't have imagined...
  • Maryland Jockey Club president reiterates desire to stretch out Triple Crown

    Maryland Jockey Club president reiterates desire to stretch out Triple Crown
    Tom Chuckas, president and chief operating officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, said Saturday that he would like to see horse racing's Triple Crown events played out over two months, not five weeks. Speaking to reporters at Pimlico Race Course three...
  • Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown bets horses with Maryland ties in Preakness

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown — a candidate in the Democratic gubernatorial primary — says he attended the Preakness Day as an "official state function" rather than a campaign event. He may be duty-bound to attend Maryland’s signature horse-...
  • 'Bathroom Bill' petition drive is thousands of signatures short as deadline looms

    'Bathroom Bill' petition drive is thousands of signatures short as deadline looms
    With a weekend deadline looming, a conservative group – shadowed by an equal rights organization – is making a final push in an uphill effort to collect enough signatures to force a ballot referendum on a transgender rights law scheduled to...
  • Runaway thoroughbred Bullet Catcher ready to settle into retirement

    Runaway thoroughbred Bullet Catcher ready to settle into retirement
    Seventeen months after he became a one-day sensation by bolting free down U.S. 1, thoroughbred Bullet Catcher is set for a gentle retirement. Now 5 years old, with 20 starts behind him, the gelding is munching hay on a Montgomery County farm, waiting to...
  • Sophie Kerr finalists announced

    Sophie Kerr finalists announced
    Washington College announced five finalists Friday, including two from the Baltimore area, for its annual Sophie Kerr Prize. The nation's largest undergraduate literary award is worth $62,900 this year. The private liberal arts college in Chestertown...