The political comedy series "Veep," which has been filmed the past four years in Columbia and elsewhere in Maryland, might be on the verge of pulling up stakes after landing $6.5 million in tax credits from California to shoot there.
It was really only a matter of when, not if. Emerald ash borers, the tree-killing pests from Asia that have swarmed across most of Maryland, have now been spotted in Baltimore County, one of the last places in the metropolitan area where they hadn't been found so far.
Opponents of a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County are asking a federal court to halt construction until it can hear their appeal of the project's approval.
With the arrival of an invasive green Asian beetle in Baltimore, local governments and property owners are confronting tough — and potentially costly — choices about whether to try to save ash trees at risk of infestation or cut them down.
Four veteran top officials in Maryland's Department of Natural Resources have been let go, marking the first major shakeup since Gov. Larry Hogan took office of the agency that manages the state's parks and protects its fish, wildlife and ecologically sensitive lands.
Not far from the waterfront palaces bordering this picturesque Eastern Shore town, a barge-mounted crane is busily building new homes — in the water. Tons of broken clam shells and granite are going into the Tred Avon River to give a new start to millions of oysters.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is seeking outside help to pursue a lawsuit against the oil industry for putting an additive in gasoline that caused widespread contamination of ground water across the state.
Twice in the past few days, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has declared that he won't spend money as the Democratic-controlled legislature prescribed in the budget, and will instead spend it for causes he favors.