Eastern Shore

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State Board Leaves Political Donor Out of Land Buy

A Maryland board voted Wednesday to buy 255 acres of farm land on the Eastern Shore, but scrapped the part of the plan that would have leased the land to a campaign donor to Democrats for $1 a month to process and distribute locally produced food.


Runners crossing into Kent Island during the "Across the Bay 10K" race on Sunday. (Photo by Brad Freitas/All-News 99.1)

20,000 Runners Participate in New ‘Across the Bay 10K’

The eastbound span of the Bay Bridge closed for 12 hours Sunday to make way for about 20,000 runners competing in “Across the Bay 10K.”


Rescue crews look for a missing kayaker on the Maryland side of Great Falls. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Body of Rower Recovered in Broad Creek

Officials say they’ve found the body of a 76-year-old man who went out rowing on the Eastern Shore and didn’t come back.


D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Pushes for Boycott of Eastern Shore

Angered by a Maryland lawmaker’s push to block marijuana decriminalization in D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray wants residents to boycott the Eastern Shore.


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Higher Weekend Traffic Expected on Bay Bridge

Maryland transportation officials say drivers should expect more traffic than normal this weekend on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.


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Maryland ‘Ice Cream Trail’ Offers Delicious Treats Across The State

The Maryland Agriculture Department is promoting an ice cream trail stretching from western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.


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Md. Dig Seeks Proof of 1st Free Black Community

Archaeology students have been sifting through a little patch of ground on Maryland’s Eastern Shore this summer, seeking evidence that it was home to the nation’s first free African-American community.