| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Baltimore County residents who want to recycle their Christmas trees should put them out for collection at the front curb from Jan. 14 to Jan. 19.
Trees should have no decorations, tinsel, bags or tree stands of any kind.
Those who wish to drop off...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:24 PM
The Town of Bel Air has announced changes to its trash and recycling pickup schedules during the holiday weeks.
In addition to Christmas Day, town offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve; Monday Dec. 31, New Year's Eve; and Tuesday,...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles.
Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Joppa area residents will not have to deal with what some feared would be the headache of having a waste transfer station practically in their backyards, thanks to an agreement between Baltimore and Harford counties to transport solid waste to White Marsh...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Laurel city offices will be closed and refuse and recycling will not be collected on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23, because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Refuse and recycling usually collected on Thursday and Friday will be collected on Wednesday,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Successfully dealing with waste has been a hallmark of successful governments since human settlements evolved into cities.
Rome may be remembered for its debauched emperors, but it's also remembered for its aqueducts and related sewage and garbage...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:55 AM
First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B....
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association.
Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 6:16 PM
The O'Malley administration is asking state regulators to reject Constellation Energy Group's plan to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. unless the companies provide greater assurance that the new owner can deliver reliable service to Maryland...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Despite continuing challenges to Constellation Energy Group's plans to sell itself to Exelon Corp., analysts say the $7.9 billion deal is likely to overcome major regulatory obstacles, including those in Maryland, where critics are seeking concessions...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:00 AM
It's less than two months into the school year, and Gov. Martin O'Malley's grades have already slipped a little. He was marked down last week to a B+ from his usual glowing environmental marks by the Maryland League of Conservation Voters, largely on...