Dorchester County

Patrick McLaw

Md. Teacher Who Wrote School Shooting Book Speaks Out From Mental Institution

For the first time we are hearing from a Dorchester County school teacher placed on administrative leave and admitted to a mental health facility after police say he wrote a fictional book depicting a school shooting.

09/04/2014

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Shellfish Harvesting Closed In Waterways

State environmental officials have closed parts of some waterways in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting after unacceptable bacteria levels were detected.

08/28/2014

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Remains Found In Dorchester Co. Identified As Del. Man

Maryland State Police have identified the man whose remains were found in a shallow grave in Dorchester County.

08/27/2014

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Poultry Staffers Return To Work After Ammonia Leak

The Dorchester County authorities say staffers at the Amick Farms poultry processing plant in Hurlock have returned to work after an ammonia leak caused the building to be evacuated.

07/28/2014

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Building A Better Muskrat Trap

Under a flapping, rusting tin roof, in an aging shed near the marsh, is one of the most curious pieces of machinery in Dorchester County. Almost 100 years old, it is also one of the rarest contraptions of its kind.

05/04/2014

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National Park Service Selects Superintendent For Tubman Monument

The National Park Service has chosen a superintendent for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National monument.

08/21/2013

(Credit: AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Elderly Dorchester County Man Killed In House Fire

A house fire claims the life of an elderly man in Dorchester County.

03/28/2013

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Suspect In Animal Cruelty Case Also Ran Parkville Rescue Group

A Maryland man is under arrest in a heartbreaking case of animal cruelty. Two dozen puppies and dogs–found in conditions so bad that some had to be put to sleep.

02/21/2013

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4 Md. Oyster Shell Recycling Drop-Off Sites Open

Marylanders have four new Dorchester County sites to drop off oyster shells for recycling.

02/14/2013

SHELLFISH

Md. Waterway To Be Closed To Shellfish Harvesting

Environmental officials will close parts of the Honga River in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting because of elevated levels of bacteria.

11/19/2012

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2 Missing Boaters Found In Md. Marsh

Two boaters who went missing while fishing in Dorchester County have been found safe after spending two nights stranded in a marsh.

05/14/2012

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5 Watermen Charged With Oyster Violations

Five watermen have been charged with oyster violations in Dorchester County.

02/03/2012

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