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  • Edward H. Covell Jr., broiler industry leader

    Edward H. Covell Jr., broiler industry leader
    Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Talbot County resident...
  • Harbor dredging advances in federal water bill

    Harbor dredging advances in federal water bill
    A measure that would allow Maryland to continue to unload huge quantities of dredging spoils on islands in the Chesapeake Bay — an effort considered critical for the port of Baltimore — won broad bipartisan support Wednesday in the...
  • Setting the record straight on Arundel's stormwater fees

    Setting the record straight on Arundel's stormwater fees
    In recent testimony before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman inaccurately depicted her county and others in Maryland as unsuspecting victims of a 2012 state law dealing with "stormwater utility fees." The fact is...
  • Eastern Shore eateries go beyond detour to destination

    Eastern Shore eateries go beyond detour to destination
    Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations. There are practical advantages to...
  • Back Story: Images of black Civil War soldiers

    Back Story: Images of black Civil War soldiers
    Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite. Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...
  • In Easton, archaeologists hope to uncover earliest free African-American settlement

    In Easton, archaeologists hope to uncover earliest free African-American settlement
    In Easton, an untold story of free African-Americans is being discovered through bits of glass, shards of pottery and oyster shells. Piece by piece, archaeologists and historians from two universities and the community are uncovering the history of The...
  • Crumbling Dover Bridge on Eastern Shore may finally be replaced

    Crumbling Dover Bridge on Eastern Shore may finally be replaced
    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...
  • O'Malley revels in rare bipartisan Shore moment

    O'Malley revels in rare bipartisan Shore moment
    Gov. Martin O'Malley enjoyed a rare occasion of bipartisan goodwill Friday as he ventured to the Eastern Shore to announce almost $160 million in long-awaited transportation projects to a region that has not given him much love in his statewide campaigns....
  • Regulators issue order against Talbot County bank

    Regulators issue order against Talbot County bank
    Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland said Friday it has entered into a consent order with federal and state regulators. That order from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Commissioner of Financial Regulation of Maryland requires the bank to...
  • No. 12 Broadneck girls run past No. 15 Catonsville in Class 4A-3A semifinal

    No. 12 Broadneck girls run past No. 15 Catonsville in Class 4A-3A semifinal
    Broadneck's Ellen McNulty had seven goals and an assist and Aislinn Probst scored four goals and added two assists to lead the No. 12 Bruins (17-3) to a 15-5 win over No. 15 Catonsville (16-3) in the Class 4A-3A state semifinals at Franklin on Saturday...
  • Oyster recovery "amazing" in Shore creek

    Oyster recovery "amazing" in Shore creek
    Now for a bit of good news - and from an environmental group at that. Drew Koslow, the Choptank Riverkeeper, reports that while walking the shore of Harris Creek in Talbot County, he saw an "amazing" abundance of oysters growing in the intertidal zone,...