For more than two years, while Americans rode out the pandemic by bingeing on televisions, furniture and home improvements, businesses that relied on face-to-face commerce suffered. Consumers now are returning to their pre-pandemic habits.
Before the interment of Lt. Andrew Chabrol, he was executed for the abduction, rape and murder of Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Harrington. Now a fellow Navy veteran fights for his remains to be removed.
As the unofficial start of the season begins, the Maryland beach town mulls how to safeguard its image amid rising scrutiny of law enforcement while deploying novice officers to protect the tourists on which its economy rests.