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Tangier (Accomack, Virginia)

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  • Rockfish season underway in Chesapeake Bay

    The spring recreational fishing season for Maryland's iconic striped bass, better known as rockfish, began last weekend and runs through May 15 with a limit of one fish per person per day and a minimum size of 28 inches.
  • Five watermen charged with taking oysters from protected area

    Five watermen charged with taking oysters from protected area
    Five Queen Anne's County watermen have been charged with illegally taking 51 bushels of oysters from a protected area near the mouth of the Wicomico River in Tangier Sound, Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials said. Acting on a tip,...

    On climate, O'Malley should reach out to Harris

    Thank you for Carol Browner's commentary appreciating Gov. Martin O'Malley's climate change efforts ("The importance of Maryland's leadership on climate change," Aug. 18). However, she didn't mention that Governor O'Malley could also reach out to...

    Let Smith Islanders stay

    Let Smith Islanders stay
    Having been raised in Baltimore, and lived in larger cities, it was with trepidation that I moved to the Eastern Shore many years ago. I have learned to appreciate the values, the culture and the hard work of the farmers and watermen who live here....

    Man swims five hours to aid family after boat capsizes

    Man swims five hours to aid family after boat capsizes
    A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm. John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...