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Caroline County (Maryland)

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  • State levies fines against private, public entities for pollution violations

    State levies fines against private, public entities for pollution violations
    Environmental laws do get enforced, however slowly at times.  The Maryland Department of the Environment announced Wednesday it had taken action against about 18 individuals, companies and local governments for alleged violations of the state's laws...
  • Fish kills fade, troublesome algae remain

    Fish kills fade, troublesome algae remain
    The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
  • Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, college trustee

    Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, college trustee
    Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95. The former Rebecca Groves,...
  • Sunday's 6/24 local calendar (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Toledo, 6 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond, 2:05 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Peninsula Pirates vs. 61’s (doubleheader at Kiln Creek Park), 1 Hampton Braves vs. Peninsula Cardinals...
  • Caroline County man, 33, killed in Delaware crash

    Delaware State Police say a driver was killed when a car left the road and hit a tree. It happened about 10:25 p.m. Sunday on Mahan Corner Road in Marydel. Troopers say 33-year-old Shawn M. Bates of Marydel, Md., was traveling south at a high rate of...
  • Clarksville Elementary is one of best performing schools in area

    Clarksville Elementary is one of best performing schools in area
    New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose lauded the system's results on the Maryland School Assessment tests but said she's concerned about the focus that is placed on proficiency exams in general. "I'm concerned that all of our energy goes...
  • Md. corn crops suffer in drought

    Md. corn crops suffer in drought
    Queenstown farmer John Draper's corn crop looks bleak — ears that normally have 18 or 20 rows of kernels have 14 rows due to a lack of rain. Others have few or shriveled kernels, and some stalks haven't grown any ears at all. Yet, with a shot at...
  • Tuesday snow more likely, amounts still uncertain

     
    The chances for accumulating snow in Central Maryland late Monday and Tuesday have inched upward a bit, now set at 70 percent for Tuesday, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.But just how much snow is likely remains unclear.......
  • Sun poll: Kratovil-Harris race dead even

    Sun poll: Kratovil-Harris race dead even
    Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil and Republican challenger Andy Harris are running dead even in Maryland's hottest midterm election contest, a new Baltimore Sun poll shows. The same candidates fought to a near draw two years ago. In the latest poll, each...
  • Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic

    Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic
    The governor has announced  the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31. Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
  • Jeffrey H. Douglas, supervisor

    Jeffrey H. Douglas, supervisor
    Jeffrey H. Douglas, a former Caroline County Department of Public Works supervisor, died of heart failure Wednesday at Seasons Hospice in Northwest Hospital. The Baltimore resident was 59. Born and raised in Lutherville, Mr. Douglas was a 1972...