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A Bird (and Cat) Story
     There seems to be a lot going on in the paper with birds lately. Here is my own bird story. 
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Full Circle on Missing Birds
     I cannot believe the various responses regarding the plight of our birds. We still have a lack of participation, even with the woodpeckers. The squirrels are loving life. Thinking about roadkill to attract the eagles.
     Thanks Bay Weekly for providing this forum
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The Mystery of the Missing Birds, Continued
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Thanksgiving is a Wonderful Time to Remember We Are All Immigrants
     I am grateful for your cover and story in Nov. 16’s Bay Weekly.
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Missing: Deale Songbirds
      I live on four acres in the woods
and have no birds at my feeders. They were abundant. Anyone else seeing this?
–Mike Stewart, Deale
 
Dining in the Field
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     In a meeting Nov. 2, we learned the Maryland Department of Transportation wants to spend $6 million on 2.24 miles of road at the bottom end of Rt. 5.
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Your Say:

Recycle Your Pumpkins
by Timothy Johnson
     After Halloween, what’s next for your pumpkins? 
     Please, not the landfill. Pumpkins are 90 percent water and add tons of water to the landfills, contributing to the problem of groundwater contamination. As pumpkins break down, they create methane (CH4), a greenhouse gas more powerful than carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Your Say:

Transparency in Government
     Calvert Countians enjoy a culture of service and reasonable access to elected officials and county staff. We can call our officials and county department heads and ask questions and give opinions.
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Your Say:

Local Businesses Guide to the Rescue
Your guide to local business is a real treasure trove. 
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     Thirty years after the nation awoke to the scope and impact of domestic violence, the United States still grapples with the aftermath of violence by people who usually are intimate partners.
     We know the slogans and statistics on domestic violence.
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