News | March 24, 2013
What are the regulations in Maryland for obtaining historic tags for your car or truck? Once you get the historic registration, are there restrictions for how you are allowed to use the vehicle? The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration website at www.mva.maryland.gov provides the following information about historic registration: To qualify for historic registration, your vehicle must not have been substantially altered, remodeled or remanufactured from its original design; must be a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or truck (with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less)
July 29, 2011
Burglaries, thefts reported in Washington County The following incidents were reported Thursday and Friday by the Washington County Sheriff's Office: A possible burglary in the 9600 block of Wandering Lane. A burglary in the first block of North Westside Avenue in Funkstown. A 1991 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer was stolen in the 19900 block of Bloomfield Court. An iron metal staircase was stolen in the 200 block of Eastern Boulevard. A theft from a vehicle in the 13700 block of Maugansville Road.
June 3, 2012
A fight filmed on the steps of the historic Berkeley County Courthouse played out on televisions across the country Sunday night as part of TLC's “My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding.” Two young Romanichal gypsy women shoved and punched each other following a wedding in the reality series that depicts the everyday lives of families like Mellie Stanley's. She was charged with disorderly conduct after the brawl. Cameras caught Mellie and the maid of honor, Diamond, in what Mellie called “a huge argument.” It centered around comments allegedly made about the bride's mother-in-law.
July 16, 2006
Sometimes, she says, when times are tough and she's feeling lonely, she still cries. It might last 10 seconds. It might last longer. But deep down, Teresa Earnhardt, auto racing's most famous widow and one of NASCAR's most influential team owners, knows that the pain will never go away. "I hate it," Teresa Earnhardt once told NBC's Dateline news program. "I hate it so bad, feeling bad, that I just turn it off. I miss him and I always will. Just terribly. But I'm not going to feel bad about it. I'm going to feel glad about what I had. " What she had was, in a word, everything.
July 20, 2011
As a dome of sweltering heat, dense humidity and bright sunlight pushes eastward, experts are urging everyone, not just those at high risk, to take precautions. "When you get all three together - heat, humidity and sun - it makes the trifecta, and it really increases your chances of getting ill," according to Stacey Talbert, a registered nurse at Meritus Medical Center emergency department. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene activated its heat emergency plan this week, warning localities and residents to prepare.
June 9, 2013
Dear Fredericksburg, I'd like to take this opportunity to say I'm sorry. I noticed that you had at least one representative from your fair city visiting ours on Tuesday and I didn't say hello. I noticed you at the Hagerstown Suns game at Municipal Stadium, preparing what could be called a business version of a scouting report. It is well documented that F-Burg is considering an offer to move this team from H-town. Albeit, it wasn't an official visit - since it was a media representative measuring up the scene to see how vulnerable we are to be overthrown - but I should have been courteous enough to come over and offer my hand.