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CARTOON: the newest season

Dale Ingram, an artist and musician, moved to Takoma in 2014. He’s been producing webcomics since 2003. His current comics work explores the themes of…





Mike Pence’s double life

On inauguration weekend, there were two Mike Pences in the nation’s capital. One celebrated his swearing-in as the new vice president with supporters at three official inaugural balls. The other didn’t wear pants.








Maryland Emancipation Day honors African-American watermen

On Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, I joined a skeleton crew of the Bay Poet in Rock Hall, Md., for our final voyage of the season. I was given a heads-up by the skipper to arrive by 15:00 because the tall ships would be visiting nearby Chestertown. Perhaps we could visit New Jersey’s official tall ship, the A.J. Meerwald, a 115 foot, 57-ton restored oyster dredging vessel launched in 1928.