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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

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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

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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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Taylors Island Man Faces $28K In Fines For Oyster Violations

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a Taylors Island man faces up to $28,000 in fines for oyster harvesting violations.

12/15/2011

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Police Search For Man Missing For 2 Years

Police are searching for a Dorchester County man missing for two years.

10/21/2011