Every American knows the story of Francis Scott Key watching the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, then penning the Star Spangled Banner as dawn broke to reveal the Stars and Stripes still flying proudly over the fort. He watched the battle from a prime harbor seat: a British war ship on which he was detained.
June 3 is the last day to ensure your vote for June 24’s Primary election
Memorial Day reminds us of one way to serve our country.
Election Day offers each of us another way.
To vote, you don’t have to don a uniform, swear an oath or go in harm’s way.
You do have to register, and for that time is short.
June 3 is the last day to register — or change your registration — to vote in June 24’s Primary Election.
How to become Spider Woman, the Mummy or the Walking Wounded
And the winner is …
Creating memorable homemade Halloween costumes is a long-running tradition for crafty moms and dads. Some are as easy as cutting up your mom’s favorite sheets, while some require a little more preparation.
If you always wanted to create your own costumes but were discouraged by the complexity or didn’t think you had time, follow these quick directions for a contest winner.
Annmarie Garden’s newest public art challenge wants you to Make a Splash
Fire hydrants are the latest foray into public art at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons. Also the most practical, satisfying the Calvert County Commissioners’ desire for fresh paint on county hydrants.
On a recent blustery day, a thunderous crack and immediate darkness in the kitchen alerted me to a wayward limb obstructing the power lines.
Dangling from our power lines and blocking our road was the top half of a neighbor’s pine tree.
We should call someone, the gathering of alarmed neighbors agreed.
One reader’s quest to gander a gaggle sent us to the experts
On a recent trip down to my pier, I found a gaggle of interlopers monopolizing the planks and moorings. Geese. Loud, messy and surprisingly aggressive long-necked Canadas were using my pier like a roadside rest area.
I was happy they’d be on their way north in a few weeks.