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Kent County

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  • Lawmakers strike deal to save Eastern Shore mail center, but area post offices still vulnerable

    Lawmakers strike deal to save Eastern Shore mail center, but area post offices still vulnerable
    Key senators reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to save a mail processing center considered significant to the Eastern Shore economy but left the fate of more than a dozen post offices in the Baltimore region uncertain as they considered a sweeping...
  • Md. Transportation Authority, Carroll Co. ran afoul of open meetings laws

    Md. Transportation Authority, Carroll Co. ran afoul of open meetings laws
    Members of the Maryland Transportation Authority met without giving proper notice. Carroll County commissioners charged admission to a forum held by opponents of Gov.Martin O'Malley's statewide growth plan. Those open meeting violations were the first...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Bodies of man, 2 sons found submerged in manure pit

    Bodies of man, 2 sons found submerged in manure pit
    — Many farmers in this rural Kent County community were left shaken after a father and his two teenage sons were found dead early Thursday in a pond full of liquid manure on a local dairy farm. The deaths appear to be accidental, but...
  • Lancaster County Man and Two Sons Found in Manure Pit

    Lancaster County Man and Two Sons Found in Manure Pit
    A Lancaster County man and his two sons were found dead in a Maryland manure pit early this morning. Glen Nolt, 48, and his two sons, Kelvin, 18, and Cleason, 14, of Peach Bottom, PA were identified as the victims. Autopsies will be performed on all three...
  • Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment

    Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment
    Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. They...
  • Officials rule deaths in Kent Co. manure pit accidental

    Autopsies showed that deaths of a father and his two teenage sons found in a Kent County manure pit Thursday were accidental. Maryland State Police said Glen W. Nolt, 48, Kelvin R. Nolt, 18, and Cleason S. Nolt, 14, all of Peach Bottom, Pa., died of...
  • Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites

    Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites
    On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
  • Swimmer's body found by Natural Resources police

    The body of a swimmer who disappeared Sunday near Howell Point on the Eastern Shore, was recovered by the Maryland Natural Resources Police Monday. Brandon M. Greene, 21, of Edgewood, was reported missing shortly before 2 p.m. on Sunday, authorities...
  • Body of Edgewood man, who jumped into bay for a swim, found Monday

    The body of an Edgewood man who jumped off a boat Sunday in the Chesapeake Bay was found Monday, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Brandon M. Greene, 21, jumped from a drifting vessel and did not reappear on the surface after entering the...
  • Recalling the 1967 re-enactment of Tilghman's historic dash from Yorktown to Philadelphia

    Recalling the 1967 re-enactment of Tilghman's historic dash from Yorktown to Philadelphia
    In a recent column, I wrote about Gen. George Washington's aide-de-camp, Tench Tilghman, Maryland's version of Paul Revere, whose historic ride in October 1781 from Virginia to Philadelphia brought news to the Continental Congress of the British surrender...