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1988 41' Viking Sportfisherman – Well maintained. Single stateroom v-berth, head, shower. Rebuilt twin 671 Johnson & Towers turbo 485hp engines. Enclosed flybridge. Northstar & Fuerno GPS/radar. Swim platform. 2AC units, Kohler generator. $175,000. 301-943-9777.
1971 Bertram-style 28' Seabird – Flybridge, two 350s, hull good condition, interior good condition, needs TLC. $500. 410-908-2644.
Great location, Great Slips in Deale, Md. New customers call for discounts. 25' to 40'. Power and sail. FREE WiFi and pump-out. Maryland Clean Marina of the Year. 410-867-7919, www.rockholdcreekmarina.com.

All the omens are right for a long run

The traveling Infinity Theatre Company has set itself quite the act to follow, beginning its run on stage with the longest-running musical ever, The Fantasticks, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Like the unstoppable train that is two children told no, the show succeeds so well that the new company seems fated to a long run.

You don’t have to travel out of state to meet a dinosaur

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Archaeological find is biggest news Jefferson Patterson Park team has ever been part of

Something good has come out from under the World Trade Center. Near the site of so many grim finds, excavators working on the new trade center unearthed a treasure — an ancient wooden ship buried beneath modern lower Manhattan. Its remains were discovered about 20 feet under street level, in an area that had not been dug out for the original World Trade Center.

At Heavenly Ice Cream, butter fat is next to godliness

“There’s ice cream in heaven.” Really? You bet says, Harry Felder, owner of Heavenly Ice Cream. Arriving in Southern Anne Arundel County as pastor of the Living Waters Bible Church, the Baptist minister wanted to reach out to the community and bring God in. But how?

You can hunt them, paint them or spend $5 to support them

It’s about that time of year when Maryland’s black bears go from being predators to prey. On August 2, Maryland Department of Natural Resources began accepting applications from hunters who hope to shoot a bear in the season opening October 25.

Week 21: We Have Lift-Off!

Today, July 29, at approximately 11:09am, Junior took to the air. He was out there on the nest platform with his mother, doing his calisthenics. When I looked again, the platform was empty. I got my binoculars and went out on my pier, knowing he would be nearby. Sure enough, there he was, two piers east of mine, sitting in the middle of the end section of the pier, his mother swooping in and out over him … and landing and talking to him … and taking off, trying to get him airborne again.