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Category Archives: Around the Bay Net of News

Virginia State Police Beat / Two bodies found in boat remains after fire swept marina

At this time, there are two confirmed fatalities. The remains of those individuals have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for positive identification. Search and Recovery Team divers with Virginia State Police, VMRC and the US Coast Guard are checking one submerged boat and another partially-submerged boat to ensure no one was onboard either of those boats at the time of the fire.

Maryland sending DNR Cutter J Millard Tawes to break path thru ice to Tangier Island Va.

Maryland sending DNR Cutter J Millard Tawes to break path thru ice to Tangier Island Va. – The Tawes is one of four vessels in DNR’s icebreaking operation that works on concert with the U.S. Coast Guard to keep commerce moving on the bay and its tributaries and fuel and supplies flowing to isolated communities.

Chinese Pirate Poacher Caught 2nd time in week; Crisfield commercial waterman Ryan Brittingham busted for poaching in oyster sanctuary

Chinese Pirate Poacher Caught 2nd time in week; Crisfield commercial waterman Ryan Brittingham busted for poaching in oyster sanctuary – Ryan Christopher Brittingham, 25, of Crisfield, was charged with illegally harvesting wild oysters in an oyster sanctuary after officers conducting surveillance watched four vessels enter the protected area and remove 36 ½ bushels of oysters. The oysters were seized and returned to the sanctuary.

Church fire fought by firefighters in three-alarm disaster to historic Spring Hill Episcopal in Hebron Md.

(July 22, 2014) – Deputy State Fire Marshals are currently on the scene investigating the cause of a church fire which was reported earlier this morning at 11:12 A.M.

The fire was reported to the 911 Center by a passerby.

Numerous fire departments from Wicomico County and Delaware responded to the fire which quickly escalated to three-alarms. It is estimated nearly 100 firefighters are still currently extinguishing the blaze.

Notice to students: the Vice-Principal should not get packages of crap in the mail

SNOW HILL, MD. 05/18/2014 — On April 30, 2014 a Vice Principal of a Worcester County High School notified a School Security Deputy to a package he received at the school through the United States Postal Service. It was observed that the package contained fecal matter.

Sailing in September

These sailboats glide into Breton Bay from a day’s sail on the Potomac River.