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7-Year-Old’s Plea Prompts Park Bathroom Openings

Officials in Hagerstown will open some park restrooms on nice days in November after a request from a 7-year-old girl.

11/15/2013

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Nearly A Dozen Burning Vehicles Found At Prince George’s County Park

Police are searching for an arsonist after nearly a dozen burning vehicles are found in a parking lot of Watkins Regional Park in Prince George’s County.

11/13/2013

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Paradise Lost? Pipeline Threatens Hundreds Of Trees At Leakin Park

The city’s largest park could soon have fewer trees. BGE plans to replace an aging gas pipeline in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park.

09/26/2013

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Md. Highway Officials Create Parking Space Park

Maryland’s State Highway Administration says it is creating a temporary park in a Baltimore parking space.

09/20/2013

National Park Service

National Park Service Creates Website For Teachers

The National Park Service is launching a new website for teachers that will provide lesson plans and resources from parks throughout the country.

09/12/2013

Inner Harbor

More Waterfront Attractions Could Come To Baltimore City

More than three decades ago, Harborplace transformed Baltimore’s waterfront. Now a local group is working to modernize the area with new parks and attractions.

07/08/2013

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Md. Man, 63, Spent More Than 24 Hours Trapped Under Tree

A Prince George’s County man spent more than 24 hours trapped under a tree.

06/12/2013

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National Mall Overhaul Draws $10M Gift From Volkswagen

Plans to overhaul neglected sites on Washington’s National Mall with lakeside gardens, grassy amphitheaters and restaurants with views of the nation’s memorials are getting a boost from a German carmaker.

05/02/2013

DEER

Sharpshooters Kill 20 Deer In Rock Creek Park

The National Park Service says sharpshooters have killed 20 deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, reducing the deer population in the park by roughly 10 percent.

04/02/2013

CrimeTape

Man Shot, Gravely Wounded In Park

Montgomery County police say a 21-year-old man was gravely wounded by a gunshot in a Wheaton park.

12/19/2012

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Officials Ponder Beaver Damage At Salisbury Park

Officials in Salisbury are considering how to deal with damage beavers apparently are causing in Salisbury City Park.

12/12/2012

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Assateague Island To Be Closed Before Hurricane

Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.

10/26/2012

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