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Teens Charged With Arson That Destroyed Home Allegedly Lit Pile Of Christmas Trees On Fire

CHESTER, Md. (AP) — Two teenage boys have been charged with arson that destroyed a century-old home on Maryland’s Kent Island.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal in Maryland reported Sunday night that the two teens, age 14 and 15, pulled old Christmas trees into the vacant house and started the fire with a lighter. 89 more words

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OF CHRISTMASES PAST

My hometown newspaper has always being supportive of my writing endeavors, and over the last couple years, easternshorebrent has often relied on old copies of the BAY TIMES for content.  121 more words

History

DOOMED PROGRESS - THE CHESAPEAKE BAY HYDRAULIC MODEL

The Chesapeake Bay Hydraulic Model, envisioned, designed, and constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers in the late 1970’s, was created to replicate the fluid dynamics of the Chesapeake Bay, one of the world’s largest and most complex estuaries. 982 more words

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Negative splits at the Across the Bay 10K

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On Sunday, I earned my fourth piece of the medal puzzle at the Across the Bay 10K, the annual race across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. 946 more words

My Races

Wharf

The Crab Deck on Kent Island. On and off rain. The water looked soft under the tumble of clouds. Three gulls whirled up, only to resettle on the glassy surface. 21 more words

Summer

1917 - KENT ISLAND vs. THE UNITED STATES

Courtesy of Kent Island Heritage Society

It was one hundred years ago.

1917.

The end of summer.

Kent Island, like most of the Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore, was still very rural, its sparse population living in close-to-the-soil agricultural communities based around family farms and country stores, or in rough-and-tumble watermen’s enclaves. 1,184 more words

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