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  • DNR secretary named governor's chief of staff

    DNR secretary named governor's chief of staff
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday named the head of Department of Natural Resources as his new chief of staff. John R. Griffin, 66, will take over for Matthew Gallagher, who will leave the administration at the end of May to lead the Goldseker...
  • O'Malley picks Annapolis veteran as new chief of staff

    O'Malley picks Annapolis veteran as new chief of staff
    Gov. Martin O'Malley picked an Annapolis veteran Thursday to oversee the waning years of his administration, appointing as chief of staff a man who has worked under four governors and earned respect in the environmental community for his candor....
  • Drop in Bay's crab population to bring new catch curbs

    Drop in Bay's crab population to bring new catch curbs
    With a new survey finding the Chesapeake Bay's crab population at its lowest level in five years after a poor spawn last year, Maryland officials announced Friday they would move to tighten catch limits on the region's iconic crustacean. The annual...
  • Six children injured, none fatally, in a boat fire on the South River

    Six children injured, none fatally, in a boat fire on the South River
    Six children were burned — two seriously — by a flash fire that occurred during a Memorial Day boat ride on the South River. Two of the three adults on board also suffered minor injuries. None of the burns appear to be life-threatening,...
  • Two dead after boating accident on Chesapeake Bay

    Two dead after boating accident on Chesapeake Bay
    Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police. Sgt....
  • College Lines

    GETTYSBURG COLLEGE: The following local students at Gettysburg College have been placed on the fall 2012 Deans' Commendation List, which requires point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work: Michael Hoppes of Baldwin, Shannon Kelley...
  • Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests

    Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests
    A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • Timber! Maryland's leafy green economy

    Timber! Maryland's leafy green economy
    If a tree falls in a Maryland forest, does anyone know its value? State Forester Steve Koehn threw back his head and laughed when asked that question. And then he jumped at the chance to shed some light on what he calls one of Maryland's best-kept...
  • Churchville horse farm honored for conservation

    Churchville horse farm honored for conservation
    Robert and Kristen Trombero, the owners of Churchville Stables, LLC in Churchville, were presented with the 2012 Conservation Farmer of the Year award during the Harford Soil Conservation District's annual banquet Thursday night at the Level Fire Hall....
  • Russett brush fire continues overnight, cleared Thursday near Oxbow Lake Nature

    Department of Natural Resources officials kept an overnight watch on a brush fire that fire fighters had been battling since Wednesday afternoon near the Oxbow Lake Nature Preserve in Russett. By Thursday morning, all the hot spots had been extinguished,...
  • 'Tremendous' amount of graffiti reported in Rocks State Park

    Someone with an artistic, or nihilistic, bent did a job on Rocks State Park this past weekend – a paint job, that is. Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating an extensive amount of paint that was spilled around the area of Kilgore...