| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
— The Battle of Caulk's Field, the engagement at which the local soldiers of the Kent County militia stood up to the highly trained British Royal Navy and Marines, unfolded in the darkness of the early morning of Aug. 31, 1814. The only light came...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday.
Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks. If you’re going to be one of them, you have chemistry to thank.
Fireworks displays have become increasingly sophisticated...
| Sep 9, 2014
There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday.
The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:26 PM
William and Mary's 2014-15 men's basketball schedule includes games at national powers Florida and North Carolina, as well as a daunting stretch to open conference play.
The Tribe's schedule also includes road games at rivals Richmond and Old Dominion,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Maryland men’s lacrosse head coach John Tillman confirmed Friday that Navy offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert has agreed to take the same position with the Terps.
“I’m excited to have a guy like J.L. come to our program,” Tillman...
| Jan 23, 2014
Loyola Maryland dropped its eighth straight road game, falling to host Bucknell, 70-60, on Wednesday night.
The Greyhounds were led by Dylon Cormier (Cardinal Gibbons), who finished with 20 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals....
| Dec 29, 2013
| 1:59 PM
W. Robert "Bob" Fallaw Jr., a retired Washington College history professor, died of multiple myeloma complications Dec. 13 at the Hospice Center of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 78.
Born in Durham, N.C., he was the son of Walter Robert Fallaw Sr.,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Senior Alyssa Thomas scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed her 1,000th rebound as No. 8 Maryland routed the visiting College of Charleston, 103-51, on Sunday in the Terrapin Classic championship game in College Park.
With 10 rebounds, Thomas became...