| Jun 26, 2010
| 4:22 PM
The 2010 Atlantic hurricane season is up and running today as Tropical Storm Alex gathers strength in the western Caribbean Sea. The storm appears to be headed for Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, and from there into the western Gulf of Mexico.We......
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A year ago today, the nation gasped in collective horror at the catastrophic explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, the loss of 11 workers' lives, and the beginning of what would become a months-long gush of some 200 million gallons of crude oil...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Prices at the pump are rising, and Americans are none too happy about it. Small wonder that President Obama's approval ratings have fallen like a sack of hammers in recent weeks: Nothing annoys voters quite like a $75 fill-up at their local service...
| Apr 28, 2011
I agree with op-ed contributor Peter Morici that economic recovery will spur demand for gasoline and jet travel ("Obama's failed oil policy," April 26). However, his idea that the money Americans spend on higher gas and vehicle prices will stay home to...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Martin Antione Fisher, 21, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana.
David R. Mullins, or David R. Mullins Jr., 30, of the 800...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Usually I recycle Marta Mossburg's ultra-conservative rants without reading them. But her column "Kids' TV: last bastion of liberal utopia," Aug. 17, was so outrageous, I had to respond. Let me start with this sentence: "Individualism is bad, the...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Schools throughout the region are closed today and hundreds of thousands of families and businesses remain without power as Marylanders clean up after Hurricane Irene.
The transportation grid was coming back to life, and stores were restocking shelves...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Scientists from the National Aquarium and the Johns Hopkins University say they've found low but potentially harmful levels of toxic oil contaminants in the Gulf of Mexico months after the Deepwater Horizon well blowout was capped.
Erik Rifkin, interim...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Dirty, used oil promises to bring some badly needed jobs to Baltimore, one recycling company says. But energy-saving light fixtures aren't proving to be the growth business that another company thought they were — at least not yet.
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:30 AM
I was pleased to learn that President Obama's new deficit plan includes ending $41 billion in subsidies to Big Oil ("Federal workers groups, contractors opposed Obama debt plan," Sept. 19). This is good news for America and good news for Maryland...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:20 AM
Maggie Jackovitz grew up in Towson but chose Harford County as her home almost 25 years ago. Owner of Ewenique Yarns, a knitting/yarn shop, Maggie says, “It's a simpler life here in Harford County. It's a neighborly place and a wonderful place to...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Gas prices are definitely lower but not as low as they were last summer, which is why some retailers --- even Walmart --- have started offering gas discounts to their customers.
Now, most Consuming Interests readers are probably not taking advantage of...