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Duquette puts Toronto in past, focuses on improving Orioles
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:57:00 -0500
Dan Duquette, the Orioles president of baseball operations, acknowledged Saturday "there was substance" to reports that the Toronto Blue Jays were in pursuit of him to be club president.

Canal fees; trout stocking; ranger wins award
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Although last week’s meeting in Brunswick on the proposed fee hikes for the C&O Canal National Historical Park was canceled because of weather, it is rescheduled for Feb. 17, at Brunswick City Hal

Middletown cemetery
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:00 -0500
When members of the Carrollton Manor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution first decided to put together a book on a small African-American Cemetery in Middletown, they thought it would

Nature Notes: Hibernation
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Many of us think bears when talking about hibernating animals. True hibernators like the eastern chipmunk maintain reduced body temperatures to around 40 degrees Fahrenheit, with reduced heart rates o

City Notes: Making public-private partnerships possible
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:15:00 -0500
City Notes: City officials talk about how to make public-private partnerships possible.

Voters approve Highland Acres annexation
Cape Gazette / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:32:00 EST
Residents of Lewes and Highland Acres of spoken. Each community voted in favor of annexing Highland Acres into Lewes in a Jan. 31 special election. Lewes saw 298 of 351 voters (85 percent) cast a vote in favor, while 61 out of 93 voters (66 percent) from Highland Acres also approved of annexation. Highland Acres is a 53-home community on Sussex Drive on the edge of Lewes. The subdivision is surrounded on three ...

Mount Airy woman left a legacy for children with county parks
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:15:00 -0500
When residents and visitors enjoy Frederick County parks, they owe much to the legacy of Marianne Letourneau.

Italy’s lawmakers elect Sergio Mattarella as president
StarDem.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:21:00 -0500
ROME (AP) — Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, was elected Saturday as Italy’s president in the third day of balloting by lawmakers.

NFL season anything but Super
Herald-Mail.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:15:00 -0500
Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season.

Winter weather advisory issued for snow, sleet Sunday afternoon
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:50:00 EST
Just like last week, the snowstorm headed for the Northeast Sunday will most likely skip blanketing Maryland with heavy snow, however those heading to Super Bowl parties should take note that the Baltimore area may still have to contend with some wintry precipitation.

Pooches kick off chilly Polar Bear weekend
Cape Gazette / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:39:00 EST
Two dozen dogs braved wind chills near 15 degrees Jan. 31 to help kick off the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge weekend. After a parade on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, the dogs took a brief dip in the chilly Atlantic Ocean during the annual Pooch Plunge. The people's plunge takes place at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1.

Almost half of U.S. households exhaust their salaries
StarDem.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 05:00:00 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth “solid.” But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous financial tightrope, where one slip could be deva

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