| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:17 PM
— Oysters may or may not be an aphrodisiac, but they sure bring out passion in those who raise them for a living.
Tim Devine barely knew from oysters when he was growing up in Easton, not far from the Chesapeake Bay. Now he's growing them on 10...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:19 PM
CRISFIELD — To most voters, the June 2014 primary election may seem a distant prospect, but to hundreds of political junkies who flocked to the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake on Wednesday, it seemed as close as next week.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Authorities are investigating the death of a 62-year-old Clear Spring man who apparently died while crabbing on the Eastern Shore, Maryland Natural Resources police said Friday.
Richard Yost was found unresponsive Friday morning in Slaughter Creek near...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Richard Allen Yost Sr., 62, of Clear Spring, Md., died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Dorchester County Medical Center.
Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Clear Spring, Md., he is the son of Flora Carpenter Holland of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Richard Raymond Yost of Clear...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A smart, progressive event gets under way in Frederick County in about a week — a farm-to-fork promotion in 13 restaurants there. Starting Aug. 23, the participating establishments will offer home-grown food and wine; they'll buy enough products...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When Jim Wilson retired from the federal government four years ago, he and his wife moved to Kent Island, where they initially enjoyed watching ospreys fishing in Northwest Creek from their waterfront home.
But now, Wilson and most others living...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Residents of the Middle Eastern Shore have learned through decades of hard experience that they can't trust the Dover Bridge.
The decrepit relic of the Herbert Hoover years, which crosses the Choptank River between Talbot and Caroline counties, is...
| Aug 18, 2013
The Advanced Placement data from high schools around Maryland show how great the academic divide is between the best students.
Students at the highest-performing high schools — from Dulaney High in Baltimore County to Severna Park in Anne...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The recent series of features and editorials on the subject of Advanced Placement achievement in Maryland left an incomplete picture and unfair impression of Dorchester County Public Schools ("AP is not for everyone," Aug. 24).
Over the last several...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:21 AM
It's really no surprise that top students at Maryland's highest-performing high schools are passing the Advanced Placement exams at rates far higher than their peers in the state's lower-performing schools. The test results reflect not just how much...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Just a few years ago, Maryland's infant mortality rates were comparable to those in some developing countries, a tragic failure of public health that brought heartache and unimaginable loss to hundreds of families each year. Yet despite the fact there are...