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A visit will convince you spring is really here

    I’m finally starting to believe spring is here, but I need an extra nudge. Fortunately, the spring boat show is this week.

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Have your say on amenities and activities

      A new Calvert County park will be designed by local outdoor enthusiasts.

      The existing 79-acre Cove Point Park includes a water park, baseball and multi-purpose sports fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, walking and jogging paths and a picnic area.

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See the results at CalvART Gallery and Wimsey Cove

         It’s not a simple thing to convince two works of art to begin a dialogue with one another. But two local events are doing just that.

         For Vision of Verses, 15 poets responded to 19 pieces of art created by the CalvART Gallery artists: paintings, ceramic sculpture, stained glass and photography.

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Inside a dispensary, there’s a dizzying array of medical ­marijuana selections to help you feel better. Here’s how to see for yourself.

     Step inside a Maryland medical cannabis dispensary and you feel like Alice in Wonderland. Eat me, drink me, smoke me, say the amazing controlled substances here, all Maryland-grown and produced to painstaking standards — though their clever packaging and branding does not reveal what will happen when you do....
City Dock flooding portends worse to come
     Analysts looking at the effects of changing climate usually talk about threats to property and health. But a new study billed as the first of its kind breaks down costs to businesses.
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Join Alliance for the Bay’s Project Clean Stream

     Saturday’s forecast calls for sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s. 

     One way to get out and enjoy the warm weather is to join in the annual watershed cleanup.

    Volunteers are needed to help Alliance for the Bay’s Project Clean Stream team collect trash.

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Historic town founded 125 years ago
    Rarely do you hear it said, “My home town hasn’t changed a bit since I was a kid.”
     Much more common is regret for the good old days. This town isn’t what it was, you might hear. It used to be so much better when we were young …
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Our heritage, our legacy

      The Old Line State turns 385 years old this week. While the official date of the founding of the colony is March 25, sites in Anne Arundel County will celebrate the weekend of March 29 thru 31.
     A wealth of historic locales, farms, parks, businesses and museums invite you in to explore for just $1 or free. 
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London Town joins UNESCO’s Slave Route roll

       Another historic Chesapeake site joins UNESCO’s roll of Sites of Memory.

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Your ideas wanted

      Speak up on what improvements our state roads need — sometimes desperately). Maryland Department of Transportation is seeking comment on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, which includes state, regional and local plans.

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