| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
While many of his fellow Republicans continue seeking the Holy Grail of defunding Obamacare and another possible government shutdown over it, New Jersey's brash Gov. Chris Christie has made them an offer they would be wise not to refuse.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
During my service as the secretary of Environmental Regulation in Florida and Environmental Protection Agency administrator, I came to appreciate that state action is central to strong environmental protection. Working with the states, the EPA has...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:57 AM
This year's hurricane season is expected to be busier than ever and Harford emergency managers are urging residents to be prepared.
While Harford was spared from much of the wrath of Superstorm Sandy, images of it and the damage it caused are still fresh...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Ocean City began the summer with high hopes for a blockbuster season, fueled by a newly rebuilt fishing pier, the return of the Dew Tour and the possibility of an influx of tourists from northern beaches ravaged by superstorm Sandy. But nature had a...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:43 PM
— A decade after a vast power outage shut down the Northeast, the electricity grid remains "highly vulnerable" to blackouts because of extreme weather events fueled by climate change, a report issued Monday by the White House and the Energy...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Heavy rains caused a wastewater treatment plant at the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground to release some 250,000 gallons of partially treated sewage into the Bush River on Tuesday, base officials said.
Nearly 4 inches of rainfall within 24 hours...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:00 AM
About 50 people showed up early Sunday to witness demolition of an already collapsing distillery warehouse in Cockeysville — the first step in a plan Baltimore County officials say will help mitigate flooding in the area and, they hope, encourage...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A distillery building in Cockeysville that collapsed last year during Superstorm Sandy was purchased by Baltimore County last month and will be demolished early Sunday morning, county officials said Thursday.
The purchase and demolition is part of a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Children often are told never to speak to strangers, but when 3-year-old Paul Marshall Jr. was discovered walking along the streets of Linthicum at 3:45 a.m. on July 23, he needed a stranger's help to get home.
Fortunately, Baltimore City firefighter...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
For those of us in Maryland who have suffered from unacceptable electric utility service — and that is most of us — there is light at the end of the tunnel. Utility executives, think tanks and energy experts all agree: There is a utility...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism?
In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Bel Air town officials plan to remove residential preferred parking along several streets in the vicinity of Bel Air High School because there's no longer a parking crisis in the neighborhood.
Resolution 1013-13 was introduced July 15 at the most recent...