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Dover Bridge pipe replacement snarls traffic
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:30:00 -0500
If you find yourself fuming as you sit through long lane closures at Dover Bridge, you're obviously not alone. Blame a big slab of concrete and daylight savings time for your long wait times, however. The pipe replacement project on…

Armed and dangerous convicted felon wanted for possession of firearms
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:30:00 -0500
EASTON — Troopers with the Maryland State Police are searching for an Easton felon they consider “armed and dangerous.”

American Legion Post 18 honors veterans
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:30:00 -0500
CENTREVILLE — Community members in Centreville and the surrounding area recognized the honor and sacrifice military personnel, past and present, made in the sake of freedom and democracy during a Veterans Day ceremony on the courthouse green the morning of…

Talbot proposed school calendars revised
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:30:00 -0500
Working within state-mandated parameters, Talbot County Public Schools explained revisions to the district's calendars for the next two school years and sought residents' help in finalizing them during the Nov. 14 meeting of the Board of Education.

Talbot schools introduce equity policy
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:30:00 -0500
The Talbot County Board of Education rolled out a new policy proposal on educational equity, approved a revised student dress code and service animal policy and updated three administrative regulations during its meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Talbot…

Commissioners make legislative requests
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:05:00 -0500
DENTON — Among the Caroline County commissioners’ bill requests for the Maryland General Assembly’s upcoming 2018 legislative session are ones that would increase the cigarette retail license fee, index the county sheriff’s salary and create a new class of liquor…

Waterfowl — some successes and some challenges
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:11:00 -0500
The Waterfowl Festival had many successes, as well as some challenges, during its 47th year.

Brighter Christmas Fun aims to brighten holidays
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:10:00 -0500
As the season of giving nears, The Star Democrat is starting its annual fundraiser that aims to make Christmas more special for Mid-Shore children who are less fortunate.

Dover woman charged with theft scheme
StarDem.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:25:00 -0500
EASTON — A 45-year-old woman from Dover, Del., was served a criminal summons by Easton police this past week.

Ornery, ugly and wild — turkeys you won’t look forward to seeing
StarDem.com / Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:34:00 -0500
COLLEGE PARK — With numerous reports of wild turkeys infiltrating urban areas of New England, will Maryland be next?

Baltimore residents react to recent violence: ‘I don’t really feel safe anywhere anymore’
StarDem.com / Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:42:00 -0500
BALTIMORE (TNS) — Sitting in the hair salon she has owned for 27 years, Pamela Coleman was saying she hasn’t been a victim of crime herself. Then she quickly knocked on the nearest piece of wood — to avoid jinxing…

Montgomery school challenges students in two languages
StarDem.com / Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:56:00 -0500
SILVER SPRING — Step into Edwin Amaya’s fifth-grade math class at Kemp Mill Elementary School and you may find yourself overwhelmed, a la “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?”

Bobby Baker, protege of Lyndon Johnson felled by influence-peddling scandal, dies at 89
StarDem.com / Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:35:00 -0500
(WPNS) — Bobby Baker, a protege of future president Lyndon B. Johnson whose career of wealth and privilege came crashing down in an influence-peddling scandal, died Nov. 12 — his 89th birthday — in St. Augustine, Fla.

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