| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Federal regulators denied a license Thursday to the French-controlled company for a proposed third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland, giving the company 60 days to find a U.S. partner.
At the end of those 60...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:09 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 95 and west winds at 8 to 13 miles per hour in the morning. Friday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 75.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Once promoted as the vanguard of a "nuclear renaissance," a proposed new reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland now faces a major new roadblock, with federal regulators threatening to shelve the troubled $9.6 billion...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:40 PM
In response to your recent article on the proposed dog park in Blandair ("Residents split on proposed dog park in Oakland Mills," May 24), I see this as a great example of how people opposed to change suddenly find "religion."
This particular religion ...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Reports that the U.S. and Israel have tried repeatedly over the years to derailIran's nuclear weapons program by using malicious computer codes to cause machines at the country's Natanz nuclear facility to malfunction have lifted the veil of secrecy...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Area agencies are gearing up for multi-day move of a giant transformer from Havre de Grace in eastern Harford County to the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania.
The State Highway Administration (SHA), Maryland Transportation Authority...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A giant transformer has begun its journey Monday night from Havre de Grace to just over the Maryland-Pennsylvania line and its new home at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station.
Exelon Communications Manager Lacey Dean added Tuesday that the transformer...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 5:07 PM
TOM ROBERTS, 75,
Smithsonian's 'Mr. Anonymous'
The name "Tom Roberts" appears on no plaque in the Smithsonian Institution's musical instruments collection. At no concert, even when Mr. Roberts was in attendance, did Smithsonian chamber musicians...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:48 PM
As part of its 32nd summer season, McBride Gallery presents a solo exhibit honoring plein-air impressionist painter Bill Schmidt.
The exhibit, featured in the annual Annapolis Summer Salon shows, runs Sunday, July 8, through July 29. The Rockville-...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:53 PM
UniStar Nuclear Energy has asked the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the rejection of the French-controlled company's bid to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant.
UniStar filed a petition Monday asking for a...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Operators of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland have shut down one of the two reactors there because a control rod unexpectedly dropped into the reactor core, causing a reduction in power generation, a plant spokesman said Monday....
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:47 PM
In their quest to cure Baltimore's ailing harbor, advocates and authorities have tried one gadget after another: floating wetlands, a solar-powered aerator, even a trash wheel.
Add now the "algal turf scrubber," a long wooden sluiceway in which harbor...