| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:03 AM
When it rains, not only does storm water flow downstream, but so do the banks of small streams emptying into Red Hill Branch, bringing other pollutants with the eroding soil. In a move to stem environmental problems and add wildlife habitat, Howard County...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The neighbors said they'd heard the screams for years.
Shouting in the middle of their quiet Bel Air neighborhood. Cursing and threats so loud they could be heard a block away at night.
Late Monday, the conflict between father and son ended violently ...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
An article in the Jan. 13, 1912, edition of The Argus reported on the lonely death of an elderly resident.
Hezekiah Boyce, a former negro minister, about 80 years old, was found frozen to death in his shanty on Powers Lane, about two miles northwest of...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 10:01 AM
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....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:16 AM
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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:53 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:54 PM
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....