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  • Coastal storm to bring rain to Maryland

    Coastal storm to bring rain to Maryland
    A storm hitting the East Coast over the next few days will bring rain, drizzle and clouds to Baltimore, with the potential for flooding near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, according to the National Weather Service. The Weather Channel is calling the...
  • With a strong bond, Gloucester's field hockey team keeps piling up the wins

    GLOUCESTER — It was bound to happen eventually, and eventually became the 15th day of October. But the strangest thing happened: The ground didn't begin shaking, the sun didn't explode and that giant asteroid was nowhere in sight. In other words,...
  • Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines

    Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines
    Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines Jr., a retired Baltimore internist, died June 26 from heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson, where he had volunteered for more than a decade. He was 86. The son of a civil engineer and a homemaker, Leonard...
  • What are you reading this summer?

    What are you reading this summer?
    As we've written in the past, the main goal of Writers' Block is to bring local authors to the attention of our readers. This week, however, we're turning the tables. We want to know what books made your reading lists this summer. I'll start. I'm...
  • Q&A with Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore police area commander

    Q&A with Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore police area commander
    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? The importance of leadership and guidance. "In a job as tricky as this, people need that. I've always tried to make myself available for people." What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people?...
  • 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....
  • Rocket launch from Delmarva delayed by space station repairs

    Rocket launch from Delmarva delayed by space station repairs
    UPDATE: The mission has been postponed because of repairs needed to a pump on the International Space Station, according to NASA. Crew members aboard the space station are slated to take space walks Dec. 21, 23 and 25 to replace the pump, used to keep...
  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
  • Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?

    Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?
    Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June. It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there. "We paid off our entire...
  • Virginia Crusaders clinch league title, advance to USA Bowl national championships | Community news

    The semi-pro Virginia Crusaders won their third Mason-Dixon Football League championship Saturday in Williamsburg, defeating the New Jersey Broncos 38-24 at Wanner Stadium. The Crusaders are 13-1, including a few lopsided victories. Their only loss was...
  • Think beach: 4 great options from coast to coast to coast, with one in between

    Think beach: 4 great options from coast to coast to coast, with one in between
    For many people, only a couple of ingredients are needed for the perfect summer vacation: soft, warm sand and refreshing cool water. The combination can be found across America, from small ponds to sprawling oceans. This summer, destinations from coast to...