| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Former state Sen. Walter M. Baker, who had served in the legislature representing the upper Eastern Shore for more than two decades and also had been a Cecil County attorney, died Tuesday of complications from diabetes at Christiana Hospital in Delaware....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:35 AM
"Hundreds of seams across our major city streets have for years been jolting our cars daily, and the city's public works and city manager continue to ignore those debilitating street seams. Have you driven along Second Street,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:16 PM
GLOUCESTER – The project that would have brought sewer services to a Gloucester Point neighborhood has been canceled.
The Gloucester Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to not continue the Terrapin Cove area sewer extension because of a lack...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:06 PM
GLOUCESTER — Federal charges against four of the eight Gloucester residents arrested following the raid of two smoke shops in February were recently dismissed.
In addition, two pleaded guilty to charges related to selling synthetic drugs, while two...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:10 AM
In the 1300 block of Greate Road
A report was received on June 22 around 10:15 p.m. of a male and female undressed in a vehicle in the parking lot of Gloucester Point Beach. Phyllis Connor, 51, of Gloucester Point, and Joshua Michael Borrows, 23, of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The Chesapeake Bay can expect bigger oxygen-depleted dead zones than average this summer, and many of the marine creatures that live in its depths will face a tougher struggle to survive.
The forecast comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Summer temperatures are here and it's time to break out the sand bucket and shovel to head to the beach. Here are six family-friendly Peninsula beaches where you can do more than take a quick dip.
The largest of the Peninsula beaches,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
GLOUCESTER – The funding for the operation of the county's eight parks is listed a...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Adam Otstot was a determined man going into Saturday's Run for the Dream 8K in Williamsburg.
That determination — plus a wide range of running talent — would soon carry the Williamsburg standout to the 8K title in a field of 1,545 runners....
| May 14, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Three weeks after taking command of the Union army on March 10, 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant boarded a steamer in Northern Virginia and headed toward Fort Monroe for what he hoped would be a landmark step in winning the Civil War.
Arriving early on...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:36 PM
No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions.
Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...