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HOOPER'S ISLAND, Md. - Nearly half of Maryland crab houses have no workers after their mostly-Mexican workers failed to get visas, forcing seafood businesses like AE Phillips in Fishing Creek to shut down completely.
The Knapps Narrows dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel, is now officially completed.
SMITH ISLAND, Md - Prayers are being answered on Smith Island.
Last year, state officials allocated $6.88 million dollars for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to restore proper access for watermen.
Now, Maryland's first district congressman and other officials are checking in to see the progress that has been made.
HOOPER'S ISLAND, Md.- With wooden pole in hand, waterman Tommy Palley shows a deep-rooted problem in the waterways surrounding Hooper's Island.
"At the most, this probably isn't even a foot and a half," Palley said holding the pole in the water.
WASHINGTON, DC: On April 5, Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued an advisory encouraging more Americans to carry naloxone, a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement in support of this advisory:
GRASONVILLE — Boy Scout Troop 765 hosted an Eagle Court of Honor for Jacob McLaughlin, 17, of Queenstown on Saturday afternoon, March 31, at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center. The troop is sponsored by Safe Harbor Presbytarian Church in Stevensville.
CHESTERTOWN — Dixon Valve and Coupling Co. has announced that it is giving employees $1,000 bonuses thanks to the federal tax reform, an act highlighted March 28 in a news release by House Speaker Paul Ryan.
While promoting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at Dixon in Chestertown, last year, Ryan, R-Wisc., spoke to employees about all the potential benefits tax reform could bring.