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Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88. The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
The Army is moving forward with converting an old building on the Aberdeen Proving Ground into a water source to provide 3 million gallons of water daily, Aberdeen city manager Doug Miller said. The post has one, 500,000-gallon water tank, which has...
Though Earth Day has come and gone, Hillcrest Elementary School is continuing the green movement through a new and old program. The school was hosting an official ribbon cutting for its new outdoor courtyard classroom on Thursday, May 9, and will host...
Tags: Students, Gardening, Catonsville, Tom Quirk, Earth Day
Deadly industrial accidents in the developing world are tragically common, but the recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that took the lives of more than 500 workers has captured the American public's attention, and no wonder. Knowingly or...
Tags: Walmart, Exports, Consumers, The Walt Disney Co., Bangladesh
Remember the 1980s? It was to be the decade of Japanese dominance. A post-Jimmy Carter America would be unable to compete with the efficient Japanese jobs machine. Aging technology, lazy management and high-cost labor would ensure America's rapid demise...
Mitchell Feaga, a seventh-grader at Glenwood Middle School, loves bikes. The 12-year-old also realizes that for all kids a new bike isn't always a possibility. Joining in with the Glenwood Lions Club, as president of the Glenwood Leo Club, a junior...
Tags: Anglicanism, Festive Events, Schools, Music, Mother's Day
Historic Savage Mill, a restored two-centuries-old cotton mill, draws another notch in its evolutionary timeline as it welcomes its newest eatery, The Factory Grill and Bakery Too. Owners Karen and Ken Chamberlain had been working in the retail business...
General Motors officially launched its new electric motor in White Marsh Tuesday, a milestone in U.S. manufacturing — and a key part of the company's bet that the electric-vehicle market is poised to grow. With production under way at the...
With the swipe of an excavator, a demolition crew began taking down the abandoned Solo Cup factory in Owings Mills on Thursday, work that will clear the way for new development that was once threatened by opposition. When the abandoned plant is...
It's the time of year when I probably ought to be thinking about gardening, but this year I'm thinking about not gardening. Gardening has never been among my strong abilities. I can dig a hole and plant something. I have a lot of success with trees,...
Tags: Fertilizer, Gardening, Arable Farming, Tomatoes, Asparagus
After protesting at a nearby coal plant in 2008 and becoming discouraged with his own dependence on unsustainable energy, Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson decided to build a wind generator on his coastal property and get off the grid. He became...
Optimism might seem out of place after the Waterkeeper Alliance's bitter loss in a recent lawsuit to hold Perdue Farms and its grower Alan Hudson responsible for polluting waterways with poultry manure. But it's possible to at least be hopeful of...
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