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St. Mary's County

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  • State dig uncovers the secrets of an 1814 battlefield

    State dig uncovers the secrets of an 1814 battlefield
    The DNA of a battle that helped turn the tide of a war going horribly wrong for America lay buried just six inches below the surface in a Kent County cornfield. For nearly two centuries, the musket balls, canister shot and other artifacts from intense...
  • Forecasters eyeing severe storm risks Thursday, likely south of Baltimore

    Forecasters eyeing severe storm risks Thursday, likely south of Baltimore
    Forecasters are watching for development of potentially severe thunderstorms across Maryland late Thursday, though the strongest chances for severe weather were expected in Southern Maryland. Warming temperatures are expected to fuel the atmospheric...
  • Eastern Shore wind project confronts eagles, Navy

    Eastern Shore wind project confronts eagles, Navy
    A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles. Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
  • John E. "Jack" Simms, executive

    John E. "Jack" Simms, a retired executive vice president whose career at American Credit Indemnity Co. spanned more than four decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88. The son of a Methodist...
  • McDaniel announces its largest scholarship bequest

    McDaniel announces its largest scholarship bequest
    McDaniel College announced Monday that a $6.7 million bequest will be used to establish an endowment for scholarships, the largest in its history. The funds come from the estate of Philip Henry Dorsey, who was part of a class of 18 earning a bachelor'...
  • Two dead after boating accident on Chesapeake Bay

    Two dead after boating accident on Chesapeake Bay
    Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police. Sgt....
  • Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests

    Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests
    A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
  • Herds of fun down on the farm in St. Mary's County

    Herds of fun down on the farm in St. Mary's County
    The sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the … wait, those aren't sheep, they're alpacas. And those rangy bovines look an awful lot like bison. And what about those long-legged turkeys running loose in the barnyard? St. Mary's County, site of...
  • 'Cops on Rooftops' raises $38,000 statewide for Special Olympics

    'Cops on Rooftops' raises $38,000 statewide for Special Olympics
    The Cops on Rooftops campaign, started and led by Laurel Police Department Cpl. Beth Thomas, released the results of its annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland. Thomas, who spent 31 hours on the roof of Dunkin Donuts on Baltimore Avenue in...
  • Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist

    Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist
    Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans...
  • Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost

    Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost
    Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
  • Pax River museum on hold over dispute with contractor

    Work on a $4.7 million museum at Naval Air Station Patuxent River that is mostly paid for with state and federal grants has been suspended, and a prominent construction firm was recently pulled from the project, St. Mary's County officials said Friday....