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  • Wind energy: Good for the environment and consumers

    Wind energy: Good for the environment and consumers
    A recent letter ("Wind and solar aren't viable energy alternatives — and will never be," Aug. 5) misstates the facts in an attempt to attack wind energy. Wind power is already a mainstream energy source in the U.S., accounting for 35 percent of...
  • Howard football Defensive Player of the Year Nicholas let actions do the talking

    Howard football Defensive Player of the Year Nicholas let actions do the talking
    Mt. Hebron senior Zach Nicholas is what you might expect in a Division I football prospect: fast, strong, dynamic, hard-hitting. But once Nicholas steps off of the field, any preconceptions of an obsessed athlete are removed. "I like nature a lot, so...
  • Cleansing foods to ring in the new year

    Cleansing foods to ring in the new year
    The season from Halloween to New Year's is the most wonderful time of the year for cooking and eating food. The problem with the holidays is that consuming desserts, starchy sides, fatty meats and gallons of various alcoholic beverages can wreak havoc...
  • Bay advocates say state lax in monitoring county stormwater controls

    Bay advocates say state lax in monitoring county stormwater controls
    Local governments are charged with enforcing state regulations limiting polluted runoff from new development, and the state is supposed to check on them. Only state officials acknowledge they aren't doing it. Environmental advocates say the lack of...
  • Harford legislators say jobs, taxes will be main concerns of '14 session

    Harford County's state legislators are making arrangements to head back to Annapolis for the opening day of the Maryland General Assembly this coming Wednesday, and the big issues for many of them will be jobs, taxes and state funding for local needs....
  • North Harford High teacher honored for agricultural education

    North Harford High teacher honored for agricultural education
    A Harford County teacher is one of just 41 educators across the country who received the Teacher Turn Key award from the National Association for Agricultural Educators. Katie Warner, 27, of North Harford High School, flew to Las Vegas for the NAEE...
  • Three Eastern Shore solar installations unveiled

    Three Eastern Shore solar installations unveiled
    SolarCity will unveil three solar installations in Queen Anne's County this week that the company said are collectively the largest in the state not owned by a utility. The installations include more than 14,000 solar panels and are capable of...
  • Firefighters battle blazes in Aberdeen, Joppa, Forest Hill

    Firefighters battle blazes in Aberdeen, Joppa, Forest Hill
    Harford firefighters were kept busy Saturday, battling three blazes in different parts of Harford County, causing nearly $350,000 in damages to buildings in Aberdeen, Joppa and Forest Hill. Nearly two dozen residents were displaced from their homes...
  • Helzner brings her world Jewish music to Columbia

    Helzner brings her world Jewish music to Columbia
    For more than 25 years, Bob and Linda Chasnow have followed musician Robyn Helzner's career. The Columbia couple watched her play guitar and lead stories during children's services at a Washington synagogue. They attended her concerts, where she...
  • Resolve to add native plants in 2014 [Commentary]

    Resolve to add native plants in 2014 [Commentary]
    The holidays are over. The Ravens are sidelined for the season. Most of winter lies ahead. Many Marylanders are turning for warmth and hope to the gardening catalogues now arriving in their mailboxes. In 2014, it's time to think outside the boxwood....
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
  • AccuPay owners selling their home, contents at auction

    AccuPay owners selling their home, contents at auction
    The owners of AccuPay, a Bel Air payroll services firm accused of failing to pay state and federal income tax withholdings for as many as 600 clients last year, are planning to sell their Bel Air home and its contents at auction next month. The 2,360-...