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Water

New Bus Routes Link Baltimore with Kent Island, Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Transit Administration says two new bus routes will link Baltimore with Kent Island and Annapolis.

The agency says in a news release that the routes will begin March 1. 113 more words

Local

THE HARRIS FAMILY and CHESAPEAKE BAY SEAFOOD Part2

Courtesy Harris Family

Captain Billy Harris’ son Jerry joined the family business, W.H. Harris Seafood, in 1964, but when his dad “wouldn’t pay me enough. I quit him and went back on the water.” Jerry came back a couple years later under a renegotiated financial understanding. 911 more words

Chesapeake Bay

SCHOOL DAYS 1905-1972

Looking through past issues of The Bay Times, old-time photographs were often submitted by local people who thought their family, friends, and neighbors might be interested in seeing themselves and loved ones from back in the day of one room school houses. 201 more words

History

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FERRIES (1919-1952)

In the winter of 1971, BAY TIMES writer Ralph Hoyt wrote a series of articles about the ferry systems that operated across the mid-Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 20th century. 479 more words

History

THE END OF THE LOVE POINT HOTEL

The November 19, 1965 issue of the Bay Times newspaper featured a sad obituary:

The Eastern Shore’s famed Love Point Hotel was no more.

Built at some point around the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, the Love Point Hotel was a grand resort on the northern tip of Kent Island, Maryland, at the conflux of the Chesapeake Bay and the Chester River. 568 more words

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