Chester River Bridge Workgroup Update

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By Emily Harris News Editor In addition to the marina renovations, many students and residents likely recall the announcement of maintenance work that was proposed for the Chester and Sassafras river bridges. A timeline for the project has been formed and the task force has met to discuss possible alternatives since the public meetings were […]

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Translator and Poet Brings Polish to WC

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By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor Benjamin Paloff is a poet and translator who received his Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literature from Harvard University. His publications include “The Politics,” and “articles on the construction of God in contemporary Russian poetry and the metaphysics of the Other in Polish and Czech Modernism as well as translations […]

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Alice McDermott Visits Lit House

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By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Dr. Robert Mooney introduced Alice McDermott to the Rose O’Neill Literary House on March 18 as part of the Sophie Kerr Lecture Series.  She is the author of seven novels including the winner of the National Book Award for Fiction in 1998 “Charming […]

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Sweet Briar College Closes, WC Welcomes Transfers

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By John Curran Elm Staff Writer For freshman at Washington College, the 2014-2015 school year was the beginning of a four year journey. This is very much in contrast to the heartbreaking news that freshman, sophomores, and juniors at Virginia’s all female Sweet Briar College received. “On Feb. 28, the board of directors of Sweet […]

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Town Website Gets an Upgrade

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By Catalina Righter News Editor On Jan. 15, Chestertown launched a revamped website at townofchestertown.com. The website was updated as part of a push by the Chestertown Town Council to bring a large and modern digital presence to the small historic town. The website features a banner with an aerial view of Chestertown and greets […]

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Chestertown Plans for Marina Renovation

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By Emily Harris News Editor Chestertown’s waterfront is ready for a face-lift. Artist renderings on the town’s website show a new plan for the public marina that will improve public access to the river and provide a more pleasant view for residents and visitors. The marina was purchased late in 2012 to promote economic development, […]

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Perfection Remains Intact

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By Derek Stiles Sports Editor   After closing out their 2014 seasons 8-9 and 4-12, respectively, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have rebounded to start off their 2015 season with perfection. The Shoremen currently stand at 6-0 while the women have already surpassed their win total from last season, beginning the spring 5-0. The […]

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Shorewomen Fall to Trinity: Vincent and Hubley Lead Team with Two Goals Each

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By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer    Due to a change in schedule for their game against Rutgers Camden, the Washington College women’s lacrosse team only had one opportunity to play in the past week. The opportunity came against No.6 Trinity (Conn.). Washington College hosted Trinity on Thursday night in Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium and […]

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Softball Shutout in Double-Header: Shorewomen Lose Five Straight After 5-2 Start to Season

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By Brian Klose Elm Staff Writer   While much of the student body spent spring break at home relaxing, the Washington College softball team headed down to Winter Haven, Fla. for a week of tough non-conference games to begin their promising season. Projected to place second in the Centennial Conference, the team split the week […]

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Koch’s Corner

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By Chris Koch Distribution Manager    Prior to spring break, The Elm’s Chris Koch sat down with senior pitcher Michael Long of Shoremen baseball and talked about the upcoming season and some of his favorite tunes.   CK: What are the expectations as you guys head into the season? ML: We just want to go […]

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