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Singing with Tom Wisner to ­Commemorate Maryland’s Old Line

      Had it not been for 400 men from Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore, we might all be drinking our spot of tea every afternoon at 3pm with crumpets.
     In August 1776, those Marylanders fought in the first and largest battle of the American Revolution on Brooklyn Heights in New York.
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Charlotte Hall Vets Take a Fishing Trip
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Where Captaining Dreams Come True
      Ten students graduated in May from Charter Captain Courses. They earned their certificates in the 12-week course taught by Captains Ken Daniel and Bill Tyndall of Cambridge. Graduation was held on the Dorothy Megan paddle wheeler at Suicide Bridge Restaurant.
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A Little More Light on Lighthouses
Re: Restoring a Landmark: After more than a century in the water, keeping Thomas Point alive is no easy task, ­www.bayweekly.com/node/49354
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Revisiting ­Lighthouses: Beyond nostalgia, these icons remind us of ­Poseidon’s power, www.bayweekly.com/node/49351
 
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Kids Learn Resiliently to Cope with Family Cancer

      Wellness House of Annapolis hosted its Eighth Annual Paint Your Rainbow Summer Camp in June for over 30 children affected by cancer in their families, through a loved one with the disease. We were joined by wonderful — and generous — local businesses who gave their time and resources for activities, including:
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Remembering Valerie Lester
www.bayweekly.com/node/49440 
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Fort Smallwood Gets First Outdoor Lighthouse Display 

Since the Lighthouse Historical Placard program was established by the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society in 2016, 11 Indoor Lighthouse Historical Placards have been delivered throughout Maryland to help tell the story of local lighthouses. 

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Fashion Delivers $135,000 for ­Chesapeake Kids

      A high-spirited crowd of 350 had a lot of fun and raised a lot of money during the 11th annual Fashion for a Cause, bringing in nearly $135,000 for Chesapeake kids. Held June 6 at Porsche Annapolis, the annual event raises funds and awareness for the Hospice of the Chesapeake program that supports children living with and affected by advanced illness and loss.

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Grateful for Milkweed Seeds 

     Thanks to Helena Scher for your generosity in sharing your milkweed seeds.

     We have lots of land. Some years we have lots of butterflies, but others not so many. From what I’ve read, milkweed seeds are one of the best answers. 

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Wounded Warrior Wins Don Backe Memorial CRAB Regatta

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