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Volunteers wanted to weed 2 Md. recreation areas

Maryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 08:57am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

Olney sewage spill tops million-gallon mark

More than 1.5 million gallons of sewage has spilled into a tributary of the Patuxent River since a sewer pipe ruptured Tuesday in Olney, Md.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 05:15pm EST

Tags: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Reddy Branch Creek, sewage spill, Olney, Md.

Archaeologists to excavate ship that dates to War of 1812

Archaeologists are working hard to unlock the clues of the vessel believed to be the USS Scorpion, the flagship of the Chesapeake Bay Flotilla during the War of 1812. It's buried in Upper Marlboro.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 01:32pm EDT

Tags: War of 1812, Hank Silverberg, Upper Marlboro, USS Scorpion

Former Md. lawmaker holds 25th Patuxent wade-in

Former Maryland state Sen. Bernie Fowler held his 25th annual wade-in on the banks of the Patuxent River in St. Leonard.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 06:04pm EDT

Tags: Bernie Fowler, St. Leonard, wade-in

Dinosaur bone found by archaeological team in Md.

The artifact-rich, multilayered Pig Point site being worked by Anne Arundel County's archaeological team for yet another season has turned up more unusual finds _ a dinosaur bone and a dog burial site.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:03pm EDT

Tags: Pig Point, Al Luckenbach, Muirkirk Deposit