| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The history, current state and future of oyster production in the Chesapeake region are the subject of a four-part Sunday afternoon discussion series at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.
State of the Oyster, the first in a planned...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:33 AM
The Eastern Shore town of Bellevue saw the heaviest rains in the U.S. during Superstorm Sandy, according to an official report on the storm the National Hurricane Center released Tuesday.
The town, across the Tred Avon River from Oxford and just south...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Maryland State Police said they arrested Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz on a drug citationfollowing a Thursday traffic stop on his way to perform at a homecoming event at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
The rapper, whose real name is...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
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,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Tyler Hughes always liked to go fast.
At age 3, he was powering a little go-kart around an asphalt track in a neighbor's backyard on the Eastern Shore.
At 5 years old, he was whipping quarter-midget racecars around dirt tracks in Maryland and...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Arthur J. Gutman, a retired insurance broker and former H.L. Mencken Society president, died of respiratory failure Nov. 27 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former North Baltimore resident was 101.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Adolph B. Gutman...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:46 PM
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...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:17 PM
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...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another summer, another agonizing season of Bay Bridge traffic.
Admired, cursed and studied, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing is being eyeballed again as state engineers try to determine how many years remain in its girders and suspension...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Richard F. Ober, a retired lawyer and insurance company executive who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay, died April 13 from vascular disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Richard...