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Queen Anne's County

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  • 34 wanted immigrants arrested in Annapolis, on Eastern Shore

    Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
  • Local officials 'thumbing nose' at Maryland growth limits, group says

    Local officials 'thumbing nose' at Maryland growth limits, group says
    A conservation group is warning that many of Maryland's counties are skirting a new state law requiring them to rein in development of rural lands. 1000 Friends of Maryland says that more than a third of the state's 23 counties have done little or...
  • Terps' recruiting momentum continues with Mark Turgeon's second class

    Terps' recruiting momentum continues with Mark Turgeon's second class
    In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits,...
  • Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian

    Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian
    Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
  • Guilford neighborhood marks 100th anniversary

    Guilford neighborhood marks 100th anniversary
    On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford. Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
  • Four teenagers killed in Kent Island car crash

    Four teenagers killed in Kent Island car crash
    Four young men, including a Kent Island firefighter, were killed in a head-on car crash on Kent Island Wednesday afternoon, the Queen Anne's County sheriff's office said. Firefighter medics who rushed to the scene recognized the fireman who was killed,...
  • Traffic: Accidents slow commute in city, county

    Traffic: Accidents slow commute in city, county
    Accidents were bogging down the Thursday morning commute in the city and in Baltimore County, police said. In the city, northbound traffic on Martin Luther King Boulevard was being detoured onto West Fayette Street after an accident between Fayette and...
  • Snakes in a state (and frogs, salamanders and turtles, too)

    Snakes in a state (and frogs, salamanders and turtles, too)
    — The volunteers of the Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas project leave no log unrolled, no stone unturned in their quest to document the state's dirt dwellers. When the earth is moist after a soaking rain and the temperatures whisper spring,...
  • Robey, Malone push for tougher cellphone bill

    Robey, Malone push for tougher cellphone bill
    Maryland drivers might soon have to opt for a hands-free device if they want to talk on their phone while driving. After texting while driving was made a primary offense last year, legislation making the use of a cellphone while driving a primary...
  • Septic pollution woes divide Kent Island

    Septic pollution woes divide Kent Island
    — Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty. But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
  • More heat, more storms, more sweat

     
    What? All those Severe Thunderstorm Watches late yesterday and your place got zilch? Yeah, me too. A little thunder, a few flashes of lightning, and not a drop of rain on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville. We were watering the grass......
  • Funnel reported on Eastern Shore; no damage

     
    Emergency personnel in Queen Anne's County on Maryland's Eastern Shore scrambled this afternoon to check out reports of a tornado in the northern portions of the county. But Kevin Aftung, the director of emergency services says his crews have found......