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Amtrak expands service directly to Norfolk for direct connection to all points north and south

Norfolk residents can experience the return of reliable train service to the city. For the first time in 35 years, Amtrak train service will originate in Norfolk, with new departures connecting passengers to destinations north of the city, giving our travelers more benefits while the existing Amtrak bus service between Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Newport News continues to run.

Berlin: DUI crashes, fatal wrecks and arrests highlights Maryland State Police activity

SNOW HILL, MD. Maryland State Police report that on June 29, 2014, at approximately 0247 hrs, troopers responded to the area of 3323 Snow Hill Road for a reported single vehicle collision. Upon the arrival of troopers it was determined Michael Cieslak of Washington DC was traveling on Snow Hill Road in a 2006 Mercedes when he failed to maintain control of the vehicle. The Mercedes left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Cieslak was treated on scene, but troopers noted evidence of impairment. Cieslak failed field sobriety testing and was placed under arrest. He was transported back to the Berlin Barrack, and he agreed to take an evidentiary breath test yielding a result of 0.17 grams of alcohol per 210 ml of breath. Any breath sample of 0.08 or above is deemed to be impaired in the State of Maryland.

Chesapeake 1850

Ken Rossignol’s new series is off to a great start with Chesapeake 1850, the tale of Ethan Douglas from his days as a 10 year old cabin boy on his grandfather’s Chesapeake Bay steamship before the Civil War, through his rise to become a wealthy ship owner. The young boy witnesses everything from a hanging to hurricanes, to bloody Oyster Wars, and meets the love of his life and later marries her. The author does an excellent job of bringing history to life in an entertaining and captivating way that keeps you reading from start to finish.” — New York Times best-selling author Nick Russell

Lady Sandals visits Breton Bay

Powered by two Caterpillar engines this 135 foot yacht has a cruising range of over 5,000 miles and is home-ported in the Cayman Islands.