| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:41 PM
A plan to add five homes to James Street, north of Bel Air's Vale Meadows, left many area residents perplexed at a development advisory committee meeting Wednesday.
James Street is a long cul-de-sac off of Rock Spring Road, tucked under the on-ramp to...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Howard County is working on what officials call its "infrastructure," but the project doesn't involve bulldozers, road crews or loads of steel and asphalt. This "infrastructure" of woods, fields and waterways existed before there was a county —...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The big one got away again at Saturday's Maryland Fishing Challenge finale in Annapolis.
For the eighth straight year since the contest was established, no anglers caught the special Diamond Jim striped bass worth a $25,000 prize.
Though the $25,000...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:58 AM
The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
When Lisa Moore searched outside her house in Jacksonville on Thursday for her 4-year-old daughter, she instead found a 2-year-old black bear.
"I looked for her, turned the corner… I see this bear on its hind legs and it was trying to eat bird...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll.
Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:35 PM
For folks who want to partake in Sailabration by water this weekend, expect tight quarters.
"An unprecedented number of boats are anticipated. We could have thousands of recreational boaters all trying to come to one location," said Coast Guard Cmdr....
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:57 AM
The black bear sighted in several locations in Harford County over the weekend was no hallucination – one family has photographs to prove it.
More sightings of what is believed to be a young male bear have also been reported this week in Harford, a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:43 AM
An estimated 300 feet of a stream that is buried under Plumtree Park in Bel Air will soon see "daylight" again.
The portion of the stream was buried under Plumtree Park in the 1950s, when the areas around it were developed, according to the news...
| Jun 22, 2012
Fish making the spring spawning run from the Chesapeake Bay upstream into the Patapsco River swim about 11 miles of cool, shallow, flowing water before hitting a concrete wall nearly three stories high: the Bloede Dam. The wildlife obstacle and human...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Area residents wishing to weigh in on the fate of Bloede Dam have one final day to do so. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will host its second and final community input meeting at Catonsville Library, 1100 Frederick Road, Friday from 9 a.m....
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths.
Four people died...