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Chestertown

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A professor's campaign against plagiarism [Commentary]

    A professor's campaign against plagiarism [Commentary]
    Twenty-two years ago at the end of a semester of teaching an Intro to Philosophy course, I received an unforgettable wake-up call on the issue of plagiarism. During the reading period between the final class session and the final exam, I discovered two...
  • Salisbury, Stevenson and Washington College get top three seeds in South Region of NCAA Division III tournament

    Salisbury, Stevenson and Washington College get top three seeds in South Region of NCAA Division III tournament
    The South Region of the NCAA Division III tournament boasts a Maryland feel to it, as three area programs earned the top three seeds. With an 18-1 record, Salisbury earned the top seed in the South Region and a coveted first-round bye. The Sea Gulls...
  • Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide

    Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide
    Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill. Hours after the crash, westbound traffic was...
  • Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers

    Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers
    Operators of nine McDonald's in the Baltimore area and on the Eastern Shore agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, the U.S. Department of Labor...
  • Sunday hunting ban is needed [Letter]

    As a Maryland citizen who enjoys the autumn sailing season best of all, I thought people should consider that the hunting season affects those of us navigating the tributaries of the Chesapeake as well ("Blue laws fade, Sunday hunt proceeds," April 8)....
  • Washington College men's lacrosse not content with clinching berth in Centennial Conference tournament

    Washington College men's lacrosse not content with clinching berth in Centennial Conference tournament
    Courtesy of Saturday’s 16-12 win against Centennial Conference rival Dickinson, No. 5 Washington College became the first team to earn a spot in the upcoming league tournament. But with two more conference games remaining, against No. 20...
  • No comprende, senor [Commentary]

    On a recent trip to San Antonio, Texas, I was struck by a realization: Spanish is no longer merely a foreign language; it has officially become a domestic one. Ordering a coffee at Starbucks, having a drink with colleagues at a local restaurant,...
  • Kamenetz lives high off the taxpayers [Letter]

    Kamenetz lives high off the taxpayers [Letter]
    When I read the articles about Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and pensions ("Judge orders Kamenetz to appear," April 23), I always refer back to a copy of a Baltimore Sun editorial from February 29, 2012 that I keep stapled to my office wall...
  • Fabulous fall getaways

    As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....