Maryland’s Eastern Shore

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WEATHER BLOG: Snow/Rain On The Way

Precipitation will be starting in the Greater Baltimore Area between 4 and 7 p.m. today.


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Defense Bill Would Create Tubman Historic Park

A provision in a defense bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would create the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park in Maryland.


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Harriet Tubman Monument Getting National Attention

Harriet Tubman, who was born a slave on the Eastern Shore, is memorialized in her hometown of Dorchester County.


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Defense: Local Cows, Not Perdue Chickens To Blame For Polluting Md. Streams

Environmentalists may be targeting poultry giant Perdue, but they’re doing it by going after one small farm.


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Chester, Sassafras Rivers Joining John Smith Trail

Kayakers will paddle down the Chester River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to celebrate its addition to the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.



Md. Oyster Group Begins Planting In Chesapeake

The Oyster Recovery Partnership says it has begun its planting season by placing 31 million oysters on nearly 10 acres in Harris Creek.



Harris Creek, Little Choptank Get Oyster Funding

Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland’s proposed state budget.


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New Study Says Chicken Manure Runoff Too Much For Chesapeake Bay

A fight to protect the water. Environmentalists say chicken manure is ruining the Chesapeake Bay.


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Eastern Shore Prison To Host Manure-To-Power Plant

A Northern Virginia firms plans to build a power plant at a prison on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that will produce electricity from chicken manure.


Disaster Loans Available To Eastern Shore Counties

The U.S. Small Business Administration says federal disaster loans are being made available in six Eastern Shore counties.


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Gas Tanker Stolen From Eastern Shore Recovered In Pa.

Police locate a gasoline tanker stolen from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The theft put the FBI on alert in light of a possible threat linked to the 9/11 anniversary.


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Lifting Of Store Size Limit Prompts Opposition

A proposal to raise the size limit for stores near historic Chestertown has battle lines being drawn again on the Eastern Shore.