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  • Charges weighed in diver deaths at APG

    Charges weighed in diver deaths at APG
    Two senior enlisted leaders with an elite Navy dive unit could face charges of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of two sailors at Aberdeen Proving Ground in February, and others could be charged, the Navy said Wednesday. The chief warrant officer...
  • Planned lake dredging is relief to Laurel Lakes residents

    Planned lake dredging is relief to Laurel Lakes residents
    The bad news is that the smaller of the two lakes that make up Laurel Lakes is almost filled in with trees, bushes, cattails and other shrubbery. Only a small portion of that upper lake, near Oxford Street, has a section of water visible from the decks of...
  • CA ready to connect path around Lake Kittamaqundi

    CA ready to connect path around Lake Kittamaqundi
    After years of discussion, the Columbia Association has begun to finalize plans to connect the footpath around Lake Kittamaqundi. "Citywide, people have wanted this for a long time," said Suzanne Waller, the Town Center representative serving on the...
  • Show us your space: Renovation creates outdoor oasis

    Show us your space: Renovation creates outdoor oasis
    The Fisher family envisioned a retreat in the backyard of their Baltimore County home — an easy, elegant outdoor living space that would reflect their passion for nature. "I grew up in the country," says Alex Fisher, an investment executive. "There...
  • City neighborhoods see benefits, problems with reservoir transition plan

    City neighborhoods see benefits, problems with reservoir transition plan
    Baltimore's scenic reservoirs could be transformed into lakes criss-crossed by rowboats as the city removes them from the water supply to comply with a federal health mandate. To meet the 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from...
  • Fish kills fade, troublesome algae remain

    Fish kills fade, troublesome algae remain
    The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
  • Alfresco All-stars

    Alfresco All-stars
    Dig out your wicker basket and checkered blanket, slice the watermelon and pack the cold fried chicken. It’s picnic season. Howard County is filled with scenic places to enjoy these casual open air meals that combine food and friends with nature....
  • Anglers go for catch of the day June 9 in Lansdowne

    Saturday morning, a host of young and eager anglers will set out to catch Walter, a three-foot-long carp, and other fish that patrol the waters of the Hillcrest Park pond. Beginning at 7 a.m. June 9, dozens of anglers between the ages of 2 and 17 will...
  • Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh

    Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh
    Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll. Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...
  • Fishing Rodeo lures three dozen young anglers to Lansdowne

    Fishing Rodeo lures three dozen young anglers to Lansdowne
    More than 30 young anglers landed about 75 fish as they took part in the annual Fishing Rodeo at Hillcrest Park the morning of June 9. Event organizer Brian Lipscomb, 39, a Halethorpe resident, said the anglers, who ranged in age between 2 and 16, reeled...
  • Prince George's council member Mary Lehman brings Town Hall to Laurel

    At her Town Hall June 13, in Laurel, Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman presented her constituents with a list of things she's done for them over the past year, then spent about an hour listening to their feedback and requests. Held at the...
  • Laurel fireworks are a family effort

    Laurel fireworks are a family effort
    When Kristy Neimiller started setting off the fireworks for Laurel's celebration with her dad 11 years ago, she was drawn into it by the "adrenaline rush," she said, and she hasn't stopped shooting since. "It never scared me when I was a kid," she said....