Shipwrights Start Next Phase of Restoration at CBMM

September 25, 2017
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Photo: Edna Lockwood’s original 1889 nine-log hull is moved by across the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum boatyard after being separated for the bugeye’s topsides. It will sit on display on the other side of CBMM’s waterfront campus.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Michael Gorman reports that a major step has been made in the historic restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, with her existing topsides lifted by crane to sit directly above her new nine-log hull. Edna Lockwood represents the last of her kind, as the oldest historic log-hull...
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Operation results in seizure of stolen gun, crack cocaine, heroin and prescription pills

September 23, 2017
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On Friday, September 22, 2017 between 6:00 AM and 8:00 AM, members of the Maryland State Police Easton Barrack conducted a traffic safety operation for school buses and commuters transporting children to school.
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Delaware Train Show & Octoberfest Toy Show 2017

September 22, 2017
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On Saturday, October 7th, 2017. The Delaware Train & Slotcar Show, will take place from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Nur Shrine Center, Route. 13 / 198 South DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.19720
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Coffee with Ocean City Cops on September 27, 2017

September 20, 2017
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On Wednesday, September 27, 2017 residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with Ocean City Police Department officers at Dunkin Donuts located at 6701 Coastal Highway.
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No One Injured In Trooper- Involved Shooting During Foot Pursuit Of Car Theft Suspects In Wicomico County

September 20, 2017
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After almost striking a trooper on patrol and a subsequent foot pursuit during which a trooper fired at, but did not hit, a suspect he thought was reaching for a gun, two juvenile car theft suspects are under arrest this morning in Wicomico County.
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Tickets now on sale for Kent Conservation District’s 18th Annual Barn Dance fundraiser on Oct. 13

September 19, 2017
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The Kent Conservation District invites everyone to a rompin' stompin' good time at its 18th Annual Barn Dance fundraiser to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Harrington Fire Company, 20 Clark Street, Harrington, DE 19952. The event features a down-home meal including beef and dumplings, fried chicken,...
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Traffic Stop Leads To Heroin Arrest In Cecil County

September 19, 2017
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Maryland State Police arrested a man on drug charges after a traffic stop Saturday in Perryville.
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Upcoming Events in Newark Delaware

September 19, 2017
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Upcoming Events in Newark Delaware
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Chesapeake Film Festival Hosts a Day of Film and Discussion about Climate Change

September 19, 2017
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On October 28th, the 2017 Chesapeake Film Festival shows the power of documentary film in a full day of national and local films on the topic of climate change.
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Maryland Traditions announces recipients of 2017 Maryland Traditions Heritage Awards

September 18, 2017
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Maryland Traditions September 18, 2017 Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Maryland Traditions Heritage Awards, an honor given each year to three of Maryland’s outstanding stewards of folklife, or living cultural traditions. The recipients are: in the category of person,...
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Trapping Opportunities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore Wildlife Management Areas

September 15, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting bids for the 2017-2018 trapping seasons at several Eastern Shore Wildlife Management Areas – Ellis Bay, Fishing Bay, Idylwild, LeCompte, Linkwood, Nanticoke River, Taylor’s Island and Wetipquin.
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Public Notice: Special Meeting Scheduled for Newark, DE City Council

September 15, 2017
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A Special City Council meeting will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Council will be considering one or more additional proposed funding commitments for the Charles Emerson Bridge project that have been presented to the City after September 13, 2017. Council may ask questions of presenters,...
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Eastern Shore Heroes Get Recognition for Contributions to Mentoring

September 13, 2017
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore, Inc. held its annual Big Celebration at the Delmarva Shorebirds Stadium in the Executive Suite.
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City of Newark to Host 46th Annual Community Day

September 12, 2017
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Residents and visitors will have plenty to see, try and taste at the 46th annual Community Day event being held this Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the University of Delaware Green. Nearly 200 vendors have registered to participate.
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Easterseals Savvy Caregiver Classes Provide Support

September 11, 2017
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Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore and CAMP Rehoboth are teaming up to provide the Savvy Caregiver series this fall. The classes, which aim to provide knowledge and skills essential to those who are caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, begin October 18 and continue weekly through November 8, 2017....
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Teal Season to Open September 16, 2017 in Maryland

September 8, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the state’s teal hunting season will open September 16 and continue through September 30, 2017.
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USDA seeks feedback from Delaware farmers on 2017 small grains production

September 8, 2017
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Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse is reminding farmers to complete the small grain production survey that has been sent out to nearly 300 producers by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The agency is taking a comprehensive look into the 2017 production and supply of small grains, which include wheat, oats,...
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Statement from WBOC-TV on passing of Owner Tom Draper

September 8, 2017
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The man who built WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland into one of the most dominant television stations in America has died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident near his home in Delaware. Thomas H. Draper was 76.
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Ocean City Police Department Charges Suspect in Hit & Run Collision

September 7, 2017
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The Ocean City Police Department has filed charges against the suspect involved in last week’s hit and run collision involving a bicyclist. The collision occurred Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at approximately 3 a.m. in the area of 2nd Street and Philadelphia Avenue.
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Hartly Man Arrested for Fatal Hit and Run Accident of Amish Buggy

September 7, 2017
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The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit has arrested a Hartly man involved in the fatal hit and run crash with the Amish buggy on August 31, 2017.
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Whether one hive or one hundred, it’s important to register your bee hive in Delaware

September 7, 2017
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Earlier this year, the Delaware Department of Agriculture unveiled its Managed Pollinator Protection Plan to protect and enhance populations of bees and other valuable pollinators in the state.
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