News of interest to Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties that appeared in the daily Post, Nov. 14 to 20

Tuesday | 16

Plane on Arundel Highway

A pilot headed to Tipton Airport in Fort Meade in a single-engine plane ran out of fuel and made an emergency landing on Route 4 in Anne Arundel County late Sunday night. Neither the pilot nor anyone on the ground was hurt. But the plane, which sat on the shoulder of the highway for most of the day Monday, slowed commuter traffic as motorists slowed to take a look.

Tuesday | 16

3 Area Principals Honored

Three Southern Maryland school principals are among 17 from around the region who received The Washington Post's Distinguished Educational Leadership Award during a ceremony Monday night. They are Eugene Bridgett of Calvert High School, Joseph Warfield of Milton M. Somers Middle School in Charles County and Kelly M. Hall of Leonardtown Elementary School in St. Mary's County.

Tuesday | 16

Dyson Calls for Investigation

State Sen. Roy P. Dyson (D-St. Mary's) called for an investigation into possible criminal wrongdoing in an aborted land deal in which a Baltimore construction company owner was to have purchased 836 acres of state land along Indian Bridge Road in St. Mary's County.

Wednesday | 17

Pr. George's Limits Building

Prince George's County Council members voted 7 to 0 to impose new limits on development. The council approved a measure that will allow residential construction only if police and fire departments meet certain standards for staffing and emergency response times.

Wednesday | 17

Capitol Checkpoints Reinstated

U.S. Capitol Police reinstated 14 traffic checkpoints and announced that police posts will be deployed intermittently around Capitol Hill for the foreseeable future to deter potential terrorists.

Thursday | 18

No Consensus on Insurance

As doctors voiced anger at an Annapolis rally over escalating insurance costs, legislative leaders said they remain far from a consensus on how to address the problem before Maryland physicians' malpractice coverage bills come due next month.