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Best Free Labor Day Events In Baltimore

Celebrated this year on Monday, September 7, Baltimoreans have their pick of free events and activities this Labor Day.


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Smith Island Bakery Sent Hundreds Of Cakes For Christmas

Maryland’s official state dessert has apparently become a holiday tradition for many outside the state.


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Watching The Waters On Smith Island

Smith Island is dying.


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Smith Island Buyouts Removed From Recovery Plan

Maryland has removed property buyouts on Smith Island from a Hurricane Sandy recovery plan.


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Sandy Recovery Plan Includes Smith Island Buyouts

A draft plan for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Somerset County includes $1 million for property buyouts on Smith Island, despite local officials’ opposition.


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Money For Sandy Recovery Won’t Go To Smith Island

State officials say federal grant money for Marylanders whose homes were damaged during Superstorm Sandy won’t go to people who live on Smith Island.


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Police: Md. Pilot Had To Watch Mom Die, Then Swim To Shore

A pilot watched his injured, 78-year-old mother die in the rough waters of the Chesapeake Bay as they both tried to swim to safety after his single-engine airplane crashed and sank more than a mile off the shore of Smith Island, Maryland State Police said Monday.


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Waterman Shocked On Smith Island After Storm

Low-hanging power lines from Hurricane Irene shocked a waterman on Smith Island and forced power to the Chesapeake Bay island to be shut off after the storm.



Salisbury Restaurant’s Cornbread Draws Many Fans

Some call it cornbread, some spoon bread and others corn pone, and it’s being served up at Taylor’s Chicken and Ribs restaurant.


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Smith Island Awaits 125th Summer Camp Meeting

Mixing with the drone of work, boat motors, mosquitoes and seagulls will soon be the voices of praise, worship and song when Smith Island hosts its annual summer camp meeting.



Bakery Sells Handmade Smith Island To Giant Stores

An fledgling West Ocean City-based bakery has struck a deal to distribute handmade miniature Smith Island Cakes to 29 Giant grocery stores in Maryland, Delaware, and Northern Virginia.