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Artist John Donato switched from business career to teaching kids life lessons through art

John Donato sat on a stack of paint cans in his Ocean View studio. His overalls are covered in paint from preparing for an upcoming art show. His job is a little different than it used to be. Donato used to work in the corporate world before the Great Recession. He was laid off from his job as a cor

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 09:00:09

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall!

CoreLogic's latest Home Price Indexreports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.0% over the next year. The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate for

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Enrollment figures still up in the air

ROCK HALL - While student enrollment figures will not be locked in until later this month, Kent County Public Schools is currently showing another overall decrease in the number of seats filled in its classrooms. Superintendent Karen Couch and Supervisor of Student Services and Secondary Education T

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-19 21:15:00

QA's man lit himself ablaze

CENTREVILLE - A Centreville man suffered numerous burns Tuesday afternoon after reportedly setting himself on fire, state police said. Troopers from the Maryland State Police Centreville Barracks were called about 1:24 p.m. Sept. 19 to the area of Maryland Route 213 and John Brown Road for a reporte

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-20 00:16:00

Citizen files OMA complaints against Rock Hall council

Rock Hall resident Grenville Whitman has submitted two complaints to the Maryland Open Meetings Compliance Board, alleging that the Rock Hall mayor and council have violated the Act.PHOTO BY DORIAN MITCHELL ROCK HALL - A resident here has submitted two complaints alleging that the Rock Hall Mayor an

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-19 18:45:00

'Village Movement' to celebrate 15th anniversary

CHESTERTOWN - To celebrate its 15th anniversary and the "Village Movement" it inspired, Beacon Hill Village in Boston has invited villages around the country to participate "virtually" in an event featuring Dr. Atul Gawande, author of the "Being Mortal." The event will be live-streamed to villages a

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 16:16:00

Duck Neck headed to auction

CHESTERTOWN - Duck Neck Campground, an income-producing recreational vehicle park made up of 89 acres on the beautiful Chester River, will sell in a bankruptcy auction in October, with Auction Markets and Whitney-Wallace Commercial Real Estate Services LLC marketing the property and conducting the a

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 15:32:00

LaMotte Co. receives ExportMD grant

CHESTERTOWN - The Maryland Department of Commerce has awarded 11 small and mid-sized companies with ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. LaMotte Co. of Chestertown was one of the recipients, according to a news release. The ExportMD grant program hel

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 15:07:00

Your excuses for not contributing to a 401(k) are dwindling

Tax benefits, hassle-free saving and a possible 100% match on money invested: Workers are saying no, no and no to these things when they ignore their company's 401(k) retirement plan. These days it takes a pretty strong will - or a really good excuse - not to fall for the 401(k) pitch. And as employ

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-17 19:28:30

Worton Dollar general is open

WORTON - Dollar General's newest store at 10838 Worton Road is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices, a news release from the company states. Dollar General will celebrate the store's official gran

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 16:49:00

'Doubt, A Parable' final weekend at Church Hill Theatre

From left, Sister James, played by Kendall Davis; Sister Aloysius, played by Kathy Jones and Father Flynn, played by John Haas act out a scene in "Doubt, A Parable." The play will run for a final weekend at Church Hill Theatre. CONTIBUTED PHOTO CHURCH HILL - "Doubt, A Parable," the Tony and Pulitzer

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 17:28:00

Council moves forward with dog park project

Rock Hall Councilman Timothy Edwards speaks about a proposed site for a dog park during a town council meeting Thursday, Sept. 14.PHOTO BY DORIAN MITCHELL ROCK HALL - The town of Rock Hall is going to the dogs, as the mayor and council here began exploring options for a new park during a meeting Thu

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 18:00:00

Council adopts interim financing resolution

ROCK HALL - At a workshop Thursday, Sept. 7, the mayor and a council here took another step forward on the ongoing Catholic Avenue project and unanimously adopted a resolution for interim financing. The plan is to replace an old water main, drill a new well, resurface the street after the new main i

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-18 06:30:00

Book club celebrates 20 years

ROCK HALL - The Rock Hall Literary Society and Book Club is celebrating 20 years in existence this month. In recognition of this anniversary, club members are reading "Snow Falling on Cedars" by David Guterson, which was the RHBC's first book selection in September 1997. The club was started by Almi

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-18 06:30:00

New Gunston students arrive by boat

CENTREVILLE - The Gunston School held its annual embarkation ceremony Sept. 5., with all new students and faculty arriving on their first day to campus by boat. As a 107-year-old school, Gunston has many traditions, but few are as meaningful as embarkation, a news release from the private school in

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-18 06:30:00

Hopkins Original Art Gallery opens

ST. MICHAELS - On his website Ryan Hopkins declares: "If you are looking for original modern art, you have come to the right place. Hopkins Original Art Gallery features only 100% Original Paintings, Graphics and Photography. We are not a traditional gallery with a few paintings on the walls. Browse

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

This couple got married at Pizza Hut 40 years ago and celebrates every year with 2 pizzas

Forty years ago, just 30 days after beginning their relationship, John and Debbie Woleslage were married at a Pizza Hut in Millington, Tennessee. Every year since, they've revisited the chain to celebrate their anniversary. This year on Sept. 17, the couple - alongside friends and family - dined ov

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-18 21:10:07

Sudlersville man charged with attempted murder

In this photo courtesy of the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office, police respond to a domestic incident on West Main Street in Sudlersville Sept. 1 that resulted in a man being charged with attempted murder.CO NTRIBUTED PHOTO SUDLERSVILLE - A Sudlersville man faces charges of attempted murder in

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 16:00:00

Sudlersville considers monthly utility bills

SUDLERSVILLE - The Sudlersville Town Commissioners discussed Sept. 6 various methods people could pay their utility bills as a growing list of delinquent payments is hurting the town's finances. The town is seeking citizen input on the frequency they would like to pay their utility bills and if they

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 07:30:00

What's Happening: 9/18

Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly, cost less than $25 per person and take place in Cecil County as well as adjoining areas within a 20-minute drive. Please submit the event title, time and address in the body of an email to accent@cecilwhi

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-18 07:00:00