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  • Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence

    Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
    On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore. Seated at the bench will be Judge Richard D. Bennett, who has a painting of the Knapps Narrows channel...
  • Conservation Commission chair active in farmers' market and much more

    On Sundays from May to December, Loretta Wrobel is a familiar face at the Ashford Farmers' Market. This will be the market's ninth year when it opens on May 10, a little more than two months from now. It is hard to believe food might actually be grown...
  • On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended

    On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended
    On a midwinter afternoon, William "Billy" J. Lednum steered the Kristin Marie into the Knapps Narrows, a channel that separates Tilghman Island from the rest of the Eastern Shore. It was 35 degrees and gusty, but Lednum, a "waterman cowboy" who has won...
  • Valley beverage industry gives business a reason to toast

    Valley beverage industry gives business a reason to toast
    Owners of beverage companies large and small are gulping down what the Lehigh Valley offers as a prime business location. In a report released today, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. says the Valley has 20 beverage manufacturing companies,...
  • Broward lawmakers finalize priorities for session

    Broward lawmakers finalize priorities for session
    Broward lawmakers on Monday set their priorities for the March 3 legislative session, agreeing to focus on curbing high-stakes tests in schools, getting more funding for urban water management, reforming youthful offender laws and expanding HIV testing....
  • 14 charges for two men accused of Elizabeth River fish poaching

    14 charges for two men accused of Elizabeth River fish poaching
    Two men are facing multiple charges, possibly felonies, and action by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission after officers discovered hundreds of poached protected fish over the weekend. Marine police have filed 14 misdemeanorĀ charges, and additional...
  • Stafford edition community news

    Spring book sale ASHFORD - Friends of Babcock Library will hold a spring book sale at Knowlton Hall, 25 Pompey Hollow Road, Ashford, on March 25-28. Sale items include books, DVDs, videos, and CDs. Bring in this article for $1 off your purchase. The...
  • Op-Ed: Bracing for the water shortages to come

    This past sunny, hot weekend, thousands of Angelenos took to the mountains and beaches for hiking, biking, rollerblading and jogging. Many of these people likely had a moment when they looked around with a smile and thought, wow, what a life we live here,...
  • Hundreds of illicit oil wastewater pits found in Kern County

    Hundreds of illicit oil wastewater pits found in Kern County
    Water officials in Kern County discovered that oil producers have been dumping chemical-laden wastewater into hundreds of unlined pits that are operating without proper permits. Inspections completed this week by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality...
  • Farmland Preservation Forum presents options available to local farmers

    In the past, when New England farmers abandoned their farms to work in the cities, unable to compete with less expensive produce from the Midwest, they often sold their land to developers. Now, state and federal agencies have a variety of programs and...
  • Tilghman watermen charged with oyster violations

     Tilghman watermen charged with oyster violations
    Three Tilghman Island watermen were charged with using illegal oyster harvesting equipment in Broad Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River on the Eastern Shore, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Kevin Steven Tarleton Sr., 45, Steven...