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Md. Senate Delays Somerset Wind Farm Construction

The Maryland Senate voted Saturday to put a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River base in southern Maryland, a move that critics say will jeopardize a wind farm in Somerset County on the Eastern Shore.

04/05/2014

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Gaddis Installed As Superintendent In Somerset

John Gaddis has been installed as the permanent superintendent of schools in Somerset County.

03/22/2014

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2 Charged With Murder In Death Of Somerset Co. Man

Maryland State Police have charged a man and a teenager in the slaying of a Somerset County man in his home.

12/05/2013

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Princess Anne Man Found Fatally Shot In Home

Maryland State Police say a man has been found fatally shot in his Somerset County home.

11/28/2013

Tracking Sandy

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.

05/30/2013

crisfield flooding

Cardin To Tour Crisfield To View Storm Recovery

Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to tour Crisfield to see how recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy are going.

01/10/2013

crisfield flooding

Obama OKs Individual Disaster Relief For Somerset

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says the White House has approved an individual assistance disaster declaration for people who suffered losses from Superstorm Sandy in Somerset County.

12/15/2012

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Donations Help Md. Town Still Reeling From Sandy

The devastation in New York and New Jersey has gotten much well deserved attention lately, but a local town is still reeling from Sandy. So what are people around here doing to help?

11/09/2012

MARYLAND STATE POLICE

Md. State Trooper Recovering; Suspect Dead After Chase

A Maryland state trooper is recovering from injuries after chasing a suspect in Somerset County. The suspect apparently killed himself.

07/07/2012

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Md. Testing Substance In Pond Near Biodiesel Plant

Princess Anne Town Commissioner Garland Hayward is calling for tighter screening of prospective businesses in an industrial park following the discovery of a reddish brown substance in a stormwater pond.

06/28/2012

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Police ID Man Shot & Killed By Troopers

State police have identified a man shot and killed by troopers after a chase on the lower Eastern Shore.

03/01/2012

Enthusiasts Re-enact Battle From War Of 1812

Somerset County To Honor Role In War Of 1812

A newly formed committee is planning events to honor the role of Somerset County in the War of 1812, which will celebrate its bicentennial next year.

11/07/2011

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