| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:04 PM
After an hours-long manhunt, police caught a man who exchanged gunfire with Maryland State Police troopers after abruptly fleeing a traffic stop in Easton early Thursday morning, police said.
The suspect, Brooks S. Perry, 28, was pulled over in a Hyundai...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
One particular reality that Maryland's confiscatory estate and inheritance taxes ignore is that seniors are mobile and are no longer tied to the state by employment ("Maryland in disequilibrium," Dec. 29). Thus, Maryland loses not only the estate taxes...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis.
Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:46 PM
The Rev. William W. Trumbore, a retired Episcopal minister who enjoyed working with young people, died Monday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 81.
The son of Clarke Trumbore, an Episcopal minister, and...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Emily Granger, a three-sport athlete at Saints Peter and Paul in Easton, was named the female winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award on Friday.
Granger, who plays basketball, lacrosse and soccer, was selected last month as Maryland’...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The longtime Roland Park resident was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Regarding your recent editorial on the environmental impact of farming, I have never heard such an out-and-out false statement verging on a lie ("Phosphorous rules delayed," Nov. 22). Farmers have done more over the past 30 years for water quality...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
If anyone doubts that those who can are not leaving this tax-burdened state, just pick up a copy of the Easton Waterfowl Festival program and you will see hundreds of million-dollar-plus properties for sale in just the Talbot and Kent county areas alone....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Democrat Heather R. Mizeur picked off the endorsement of a maverick former Republican congressman to go with the support of five other Eastern Shore leaders as she continued to show her appeal outside her home county of Montgomery.
Former U.S. Rep....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Pasadena resident Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton of Easton stand on a wooden overlook at the edge of a shallow pond at Wooten's Landing Park in the Harwood area of southern Anne Arundel.
It's silent, except for animals. On a whim, Brighton asks Hubick...