| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Course is a testament to what a small, but passionate, group of people can do to create something out of nothing. What was unusable land owned by Churchville’s Bureau of Waste Management was turned into an 18-hole course...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Downed trees, blocked roads and some street flooding were the calling cards Hurricane Irene left in Laurel this weekend, as wind and rain ripped through the area beginning Saturday night, Aug. 27.
City officials said the weather station at Laurel High...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:01 PM
When the water rushed into town, it was quick and powerful, inundating basements in minutes and smashing through fences and doors.
When it rushed out, it left residents with an arduous recovery on their hands, and an uneasy sense of vulnerability....
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 8:30 PM
For years, Danielle Oldham checked housing listings, hoping that she, her husband and their two young daughters could find a place in the Anne Arundel County community of Piney Orchard.
She researched the area meticulously, scanned county development...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Margaret McGill, a C. Milton Wright High School student, created an anglerfish sculpture using compact discs, nails and light bulbs. It was her entry in Friday's 10th annual "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest, hosted by Maryland Department of the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Next Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Harford County Board of Education building at 102 S. Hickory Ave. in Bel Air, the public hearing for the Solid Waste Transfer Station Bill 11-62 will be held by the County Council.
This is a bill to make...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Howard County will soon allow residents to add banana peels, egg shells and even old pizza boxes to their recyclables, becoming one of the first East Coast localities to start a large-scale composting program.
The county is asking almost 5,000 Elkridge...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:16 PM
When Todd Frye goes to bed on Thursday nights, he knows two things will happen the next morning: a truck will pick up his recycling and a man will pick through it before the Baltimore County workers arrive to collect the items.
"Between 5:30 and 7 (in...
| Feb 1, 2012
Paper in one bin, bottles in another. Remember those old days of recycling?
Many residents do, and with no regrets for their being relegated to the past with the introduction of single-stream recycling in Baltimore County two years ago, on Feb. 1, 2010....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Five months ago, Howard County made waves in environmental circles throughout the state when it launched a new food scrap recycling pilot program.
Thousands of homeowners were urged to forgo the garbage disposal and the trash bin, and instead collect...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 4:22 AM
It's the thing that everyone will be talking about tomorrow! No, not the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl win. Not Hellstorm/SnOMG/Snowmaggedon/Snowpocalypse/Snowhatever.I'm talking about the premiere of Undercover Boss, which started after the Super Bowl...