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  • Bill would give farmers 10-year reprieve on new regs

    Bill would give farmers 10-year reprieve on new regs
    A bill moving through the General Assembly would give Maryland farmers a 10-year reprieve from new state or local environmental regulations if the state Department of Agriculture deems they're doing their part to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. To get the...
  • Regulating farms with certainty

    Regulating farms with certainty
    The concept behind the proposed Maryland Agriculture Certainty Program is sound. Farmers would voluntarily agree to meet relatively high standards for pollution runoff and hire third-party inspectors to verify the results. In return, they would be...
  • Pie, breakfast, bingo and chili for charity [Perryville]

    A soup and pie sale will be held at Hopewell United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note that the Perryville United Methodist Church has canceled its chicken pot pie sale until further notice. An all you can eat...
  • Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film

    Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film
    SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot. Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual." Bay scientists and...
  • Issues for state hang in balance after Obama's election

    Advocates for a host of Maryland interests — from the Chesapeake Bay to the defense industry — said Wednesday they are anxiously watching whether the election will change the political landscape here despite early indications that it...
  • Federal grants to boost Bay pollution trading efforts

    The Chesapeake Bay region's fledgling pollution "trading" programs are getting an infusion of federal funds aimed at encouraging farmers to participate. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it's awarding five grants totaling $2.6 $2....
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Classical concerts The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's season-opening concerts will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by British pianist Michael Roll for...
  • Maryland Public Information Officers to gather, discuss indignities of the job

    Maryland Public Information Officers to gather, discuss indignities of the job
    "Do you remember," the invitation begins, "picking up trash outside of an event just as the Governor was pulling up in his car? "Calling the State Police for directions when late for a press conference and horribly lost? "Using a cell phone the size...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • New reef created in Chesapeake Bay

    New reef created in Chesapeake Bay
    Concrete that once blocked fish from swimming up the Patapsco River to spawn has a new life as home for aquatic creatures at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay. Water cannons blasted chunks of the demolished Simkins Dam off a barge Wednesday, completing...
  • Oyster Week -- Ryleigh's oyster ball

     
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  • Study urges greater protection of Chesapeake Bay's female crabs

    A new scientific study finds that though the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is basically healthy, it has yet to recover enough from trouble a few years ago to be considered completely stable. What that means for watermen, the seafood industry...