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Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly 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@cecilwhig.com at least a week b…

Music, Arts and Culture

PERRYVILLE — While George Washington may be best remembered for his connection to Mount Vernon, Va., Cecil County residents are probably quite familiar with our first president’s many local connections.

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jammed into a small studio, Venezuelan ska band Desorden Público rehearsed “One Step Beyond” and other tunes ahead of an American tour. Percussionist Oscar Alcaíno, 60, wore a porkpie hat, a sartorial signature of ska. The cork-lined walls carried old music posters:…

BALTIMORE (AP) — To Marylanders, Old Bay is more than a seasoning: It’s a symbol of state pride. The yellow and blue tin with a red lid is tattooed on calves or placed in window sills along with a crab and decorative mallets. A T-shirt proclaims: “I put Old Bay on my Old Bay.”

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