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  • Bills would allow wind, solar projects on preserved farmland

    Bills would allow wind, solar projects on preserved farmland
    Hundreds of acres of Maryland farmland that are protected from development at taxpayer expense could be turned into commercial wind or solar energy farms under legislation before the General Assembly. Farm groups and the O'Malley administration...
  • Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch

    Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch
    Walmart is moving into organic foods with the relaunch of the Wild Oats brand, the retailer announced Thursday. The mass discounter is promising more affordable prices -- 25 percent savings compared to national brand organic products -- on everything...
  • Annapolis police supervisor suspended after assault charge

    Annapolis police supervisor suspended after assault charge
    A high-ranking Annapolis police officer has been suspended after he was charged with second-degree assault in an alleged domestic dispute, according to police. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged April 4, according to court records and Lt. Gregory...
  • Senate OKs clean energy on preserved farmland

    Senate OKs clean energy on preserved farmland
    The Senate approved legislation Thursday that will allow some renewable energy generation equipment to be placed on land that farmers have put under agricultural easements, sending its version to the House. The 44-3 vote would clear the way for...
  • Perryville Marine training to provide security to ambassadors

    A young man who spent five years in the Perryville Police Department's outreach program is preparing to depart for training to become part of a Marine Corps security team designated to protect the U.S. ambassador to Japan. Pfc. Joseph Immel, who spent...
  • Legislation to protect businesses from payroll services fraud sent to Obama

    Legislation to protect businesses from payroll services fraud sent to Obama
    The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to give more protections to businesses victimized by payroll services companies that failed to pay their clients' federal and state taxes or committed other fraudulent acts. The legislation, championed by...
  • Environmentalists slam new bay pact

    Environmentalists slam new bay pact
    Environmentalists are slamming a new draft Chesapeake Bay restoration agreement for failing to address toxic pollution or even mention climate change as a complicating factor in the three-decade effort to revive the ailing estuary. The Chesapeake Bay...
  • Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill

    Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill
    The U.S. Senate is poised to give final approval Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion bill that would dictate the nation's agriculture policy for the next five years, reduce how much taxpayers spend on food stamps and alter conservation programs for the...
  • David Craig: The State of Harford County 2014

    The following is the text of Harford County Executive David Craig's State of the County Address delivered to the Harford County Council on Feb. 4, 2014: Good evening Council President Boniface, Members of the County Council, and fellow citizens.  When...
  • Wormseed was once a growing industry in the county [Eagle Archives]

    The economy, jobs creation, and unemployment continue to be in the national and state news these days. Locally, the business and economic climate has changed in the last few years. To be certain, change has been a constant dynamic in the local economy...
  • Deer don't have to ruin your evergreen trees

    Deer don't have to ruin your evergreen trees
    Deer have stripped all the leaves off my evergreen and my Nellie Stevens holly. Will they grow back, or should I cut them down? Some evergreen species tolerate deer "pruning" well and put out new growth in spring, although lower branches won't bounce...
  • Md. should say no to mandatory GMO labeling [Letter]

    Md. should say no to mandatory GMO labeling [Letter]
    The international scientific consensus is in after thousands of peer reviewed published studies. Foods produced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe (sometimes safer), environmentally friendly, and sustainable. Mandatory labeling laws are a...