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Kent County

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  • Maryland Students Help With G.R. Habitat Home

    Maryland Students Help With G.R. Habitat Home
    A group of Howard Community College students from Maryland choice sunny West Michigan as their alternative Spring Break destination, working hand and hammer with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County. “I came to just make a difference, really, I mean...
  • Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry

    Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry
    On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens. The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
  • 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...
  • Judge George Bacon Rasin Jr.

    Judge George Bacon Rasin Jr.
    George Bacon Rasin Jr., former Kent County Circuit Court judge who led a movement to modernize juvenile justice in Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Friday at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. He was 94. "Judge Rasin was widely...
  • Albert W. Woodfield Jr., businessman

    Albert W. Woodfield Jr., businessman
    Albert Wilbur Woodfield Jr., former owner of a Rock Hall wholesale seafood company, died Wednesday at his daughter's Centreville home of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. The son of a wholesale seafood merchant and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Four more died in heat, state health officials say

    Maryland health officials confirmed on Tuesday four more heat-related deaths, raising the toll to 38 deaths so far in 2012, a number that already surpasses last year's total. All four occurred earlier this summer but were not found to be heat-related...
  • Pols look ahead to 2014 race for governor

    Pols look ahead to 2014 race for governor
    OCEAN CITY – Potential candidates for governor in 2014 flocked here this week to raise cash, mingle with other elected officials and line up support for their likely campaigns. On the Democratic side, at least five potential contenders for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...