Four firefighters hurt in Washington College IT Center Fire

The fire was discovered by an employee at a nearby business establishment, and 911 was alerted shortly after. Fire departments from around the region assisted Chestertown Vol. Fire Department and were dispatched to the fire at 7:53 pm. The fire was controlled in about 2 ½ hours by over eighty firefighters who responded to the four alarm fire. Four firefighters sustained minor illness and injuries during fire suppression; all have been treated and released from medical attention.

Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Now a prosecutor takes a stand! See actual video of Pirate Poacher Booty!

Pirate Poachers of the Bay

Over the past year, THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY has been highlighting the arrests of outlaw watermen in the Maryland and Virginia waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Readers who have been following these violations and the tracking of the court appearances have been learning that, for most cases, the legal repercussions of these infractions have been very minor or non-existent.