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  • VDOT official to Isle of Wight Board: U.S. 460 project "refocused," not delayed

    A Department of Transportation official told the Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors on Thursday that the U.S. 460 project was being refocused, not suspended entirely. The project, a new 55-mile stretch of divided highway slated to be built along the...
  • Five questions for Kathleen T. Snyder

    When Kathleen T. Snyder retires from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce in June, it will be a decided shift after years of running — and turning around — business organizations. She's headed the chamber since 1999, taking on budget deficits...
  • Jack McT. Dibler, teacher

    Jack McT. Dibler, teacher
    Jack McT. Dibler, a much-revered Howard County chemistry teacher who was also an avid Washington Capitals fan, died Tuesday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 63. The son of a truck driver and a housekeeper, Jack...
  • Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., steel executive

    Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., steel executive
    Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., a retired steel company executive who enjoyed watersports, died April 11 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Arnold home. He was 87. The son of Oliver Lee Hoffman, a coal company executive, and Mayme Manges Hoffman,...
  • Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures

    Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures
    Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected. Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Tribe's Wednesday baseball game vs. U.Va. moved from Charlottesville to Williamsburg

    Colleges: Baseball: Because of poor field conditions in Charlottesville, William and Mary’s game against Virginia — the nation’s No. 1 team in some polls — was moved to Williamsburg’s Plumeri Park and was rescheduled for 6...
  • Calls to conserve energy, care for homeless resume as bitter cold returns

    Calls to conserve energy, care for homeless resume as bitter cold returns
    After a brief and somewhat unexpected warm-up early Monday, bitter cold and blustery winds were returning to the Baltimore area, prompting renewed calls to limit energy usage and look out for the homeless. Temperatures climbed to 47 degrees by 11 a.m....
  • Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10

    Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10
    Beach reads Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12: •...
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events
    - Enthusiasts of pirate lore can learn about the real Blackbeard on Thursday at 7 p.m., the Hampton History Museum. The museum will host "What's Wrong with Black Beard," a multi-media event by award-winning author and historian Kevin P. Duffus....
  • Go Away With ... Sara Shepard

    Go Away With ... Sara Shepard
    Bestselling author Sara Shepard is best known for her "Pretty Little Liars" books. The series has been so popular that it spawned a television show of the same name. Shepard has penned "Pretty Little Liars #15: Toxic" (HarperTeen, $10.90), which hits...
  • Hawaii: Oahu's Duke Kahanamoku Beach named best in U.S. by Dr. Beach

    Need a sand bucket list for the best beaches in the nation? Start with Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The Honolulu beach was picked as the best in the nation, according to Dr. Beach, aka Stephen Leatherman, a professor at...