The Nation’s Premier Cruising Event Travels to the Upper Chesapeake!

July 25, 2017
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TrawlerFest is PassageMaker Magazines’s stand-alone series of boat shows, specifically designed for cruising-under-power enthusiasts.
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August Boater Safety Course added at CBMM

July 24, 2017
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The education program takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. each evening in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium. The cost is $25 per participant, with space limited and pre-registration needed.
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Peninsula Oil Makes Gift of $5,000 to Coastal Delaware Running Festival

July 15, 2017
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COASTAL DELAWARE RUNNING FESTIVAL July 15, Dewey Beach, DE The 3rd Annual Coastal Delaware Running Festival in April was a full-out success! Dubbed “Delaware’s Coolest Marathon” and designated by VacationRentalHomes.com, a Trip Advisor Company, as the “Best Marathon in Delaware”, and recipient of The Runners Choice Award, the Coastal Delaware Running Festival, a Focus...
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Pursuing a 430-Year-Old Cold Case, WC’s Starr Center Fellow Andrew Lawler’s Research Focuses on the Roanoke Colony

July 12, 2017
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Mysteriously inscribed on an abandoned stockade post, the word “Croatoan” lives on in our collective memory–a lone, lingering remnant of “The Lost Colony” of Roanoke, North Carolina. The story of the 115 European colonists who, in 1587, set out to settle in the new world and then inexplicably “disappeared” in the American wilderness has...
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Off-Duty Trooper Fires At Suspect Who Shot Another During Shootout In Wicomico County

July 9, 2017
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An off-duty Maryland state trooper working security interrupted an apparent shootout between two men, one of whom who is believed to have just shot the other on the parking lot of a Wicomico County restaurant early this morning.
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Bethany Beach Shore Barre Fitness Studio Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting

July 6, 2017
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Julie Wender, founder and owner of Shore Barre Fitness Studio, together with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, invites the community to celebrate the highly anticipated Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting of the new barre fitness studio, Shore Barre. The new Shore Barre studio is located at 32895 Coastal Highway, Unit 101B- in the Taggart...
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 20th annual Charity Boat Auction is September 2, 2017

July 5, 2017
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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers the opportunity to get a great deal on the boat of your dreams this Labor Day weekend during the 20th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, September 2, 2017.
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Modest Changes Coming to Maryland’s Commercial Crab Harvest

June 30, 2017
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Following weeks of scientific review and discussion among key stakeholders, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is making modest but important changes to the commercial harvesting of Chesapeake Bay female hard crabs later this season.
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Delmarva Power to Provide $7.5 Million in Additional Merger Benefits to Low and Moderate Income Customers in Maryland

June 30, 2017
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Last week, Delmarva Power provided $263,000 in additional merger benefits to customers in Maryland, following an April 12, 2017 Maryland Public Service Commission order providing $7.5 million to be directed to support low to moderate income customers. Delmarva Power is providing these benefits as a result of the merger between Exelon...
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Maryland Department of Environment Prepares to Implement Governor Larry Hogan’s Waste Reduction and Resource Recovery Plan

June 30, 2017
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In signing the Waste Reduction and Resource Recovery Plan Executive Order this week, Governor Larry Hogan put Maryland on the fast track to enhanced sustainable materials management and beneficial reuse while rescinding the Zero Waste Plan for Maryland Executive Order of January 2015
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DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center announces family-friendly programs for July 2017

June 29, 2017
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The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will host a variety of family-friendly programs during the month of July.
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MD Transportation Authority Anticipates Heavy Traffic during long 4th of July Weekend

June 28, 2017
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With the summer travel season underway and the July 4th holiday falling on a Tuesday this year, the MD Transportation Authority (MDTA) anticipates heavy traffic volumes on the Bay Bridge Thursday, June 29, through Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
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Online Access to Newark City Council Meetings Increases

June 28, 2017
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In an effort to maintain open access to local government, the City of Newark has partnered with Livestream to increase options for viewing Council meetings online. This partnership enhances current online access to live council meetings via Facebook Live, which the City began providing earlier this year.
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Delaware promoting Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2, 2017 to help prevent boating under the influence and save lives on the water

June 27, 2017
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DOVER (June 26, 2017) DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police today announced Delaware’s active participation in Operation Dry Water, an annual nationwide enforcement and education campaign aimed at preventing alcohol- and drug-related boating accidents and fatalities. Over the June 30-July 2, 2017 weekend, Fish &...
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Bellevue State Park to celebrate its 40th anniversary

June 27, 2017
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Bellevue State Park is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and the staff and the Friends of Bellevue State Park invite the public to join the celebration with all kinds of family-friendly activities and fun for all ages 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2017. The park will waive its entry fee...
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Army Corps of Engineers Accepting Comments on Environmental Assessment for Navigation Improvement Project on Smith Island

June 27, 2017
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District has opened a public comment period ending July 7 for an environmental assessment for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County.
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Talbot Declares Independence from Substance Abuse

June 26, 2017
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The towns of Easton, Oxford and St. Michaels are including purple fireworks this Independence Day for Talbot Goes Purple, a new program aimed at combatting substance abuse in our community.
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DelDOT Suspends Road Projects 4th of July

June 26, 2017
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To accommodate heavy traffic during the 4th of July, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned construction-related lane closures at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 3 until 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017
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DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces arrival of 2017/18 Delaware Hunting & Trapping Guide

June 20, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce publication of the 2017/18 Delaware Hunting & Trapping Guide.
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Senior Summit Raises $10,000 for Talbot County Department of Social Services

June 19, 2017
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Photo: Pictured are the 2017 Senior Summit Committee members: Lee Newcomb, TCDSS; Ruth Sullivan, TCC President; Kelley Werner, TCDSS; Cheryl Blades, TCDSS; Shari Blades, TCDSS Assistant Director; Cheryl Younker, TCDSS; Debbe Fairbank, TCDSS; Jennifer Wright, TCC, Event Chairperson and Education Chair; and Amy Steward, TCC, Vice President. Absent from the photo are Glory Aiken, TCC Board Member; Mary Wilson, TCC Board Member; Linda Webb, TCDSS Director; and TJ Jones, TCDSS.

Talbot Community Connections (TCC) and the Talbot County Department of Social Services (TCDSS) hosted the second annual Senior Summit on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Talbot Community Center on Route 50 in Easton, MD.
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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigate personal watercraft accident on C&D Canal

June 16, 2017
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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are investigating a personal watercraft (PWC) boating accident in the C&D Canal near Summit Bridge Tuesday afternoon that injured a Middletown man.
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