Volume XVII, Issue 35 # August 27 - September 2, 2009

Bill Burton: December 15, 1926 - August 10, 2009

Hear Bill Burton and see images of his life online in a four-minute slide show, “Bill Burton Remembered."

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This Week’s Features …

Working the Water

Capt. Rachel Dean finds charter fishing a good job for a woman

Capt. Rachel Dean is used to being underestimated, especially, she says, by older men. “I don’t get insulted. There’s nothing the guys can say that I haven’t heard before,” she says. “I’m over that point where I feel like I have to prove myself.”

Maryland’s New Oyster

Virginica — locally born and locally raised

In the not-so-distant future, the Maryland oyster you eat will more than likely be farmed not wild.

The State of the Crab

Blue crabs make tasty measurement of the state of our state

With their hard shells and fierce pinchers, crabs seem perfectly able to manage for themselves. But they’re no match for human appetites.

Dock of the Bay

Riviera Beach McDonalds salutes Bill Burton … Annmarie Garden Chalkathon salutes sidewalk art … Calvert wineries join other growers selling their wares at farmers’ markets … How not to rob a gas station … Farewell, osprey neighbors.

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Not Bill Burton

Bill Burton’s last column was part of former Evening Sun police reporter Alan Doelp’s eulogy for his colleague and beloved friend. As Bill was prevented by death from finishing his assignment for last week’s paper, Alan has written it for him.

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