| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:51 AM
To Catonsville mural artist Mark Selby, the side of Emmanuel Lutheran School that faced Craigmont Road was more than just a dull brown wall.
Selby, who attended the Ingleside Avenue school as a second- and third-grader, said "it was very boring."
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Congratulations to Calvert Hall College High School senior Zachary Rowe, who this month hosted a free, one-day baseball camp for youngsters from Baltimore City.
About 20 boys, ages 12 to 14, from the Baltimore-based James Mosher League's youth program,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:30 AM
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....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Steven Robert Hardy, a Harford County public school educator whose career spanned more than four decades, died June 13 of cancer at his Bel Air home.
He was 64.
The son of a real estate salesman and a homemaker, Mr. Hardy was born and raised in Havre de...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Environmental groups are calling on Maryland officials to tighten new limits on farmers' use of animal manure and sewage sludge for fertilizer, saying rules recently proposed by the state don't go far enough.
A coalition of 20 green groups says the...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Summer is nearly here, and during those hot-weather months, kids across the Mid-Atlantic will explore their local rivers or the Chesapeake Bay for the first time. They'll find lush riparian zones, herons stalking shallow-water prey, crayfish hiding in...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Federal regulators have given a thumbs-up to Maryland's plan for helping restore the ailing Chesapeake Bay, but say state officials still need to follow through with measures to reduce polluted urban and suburban runoff.
Shawn M. Garvin, mid-Atlantic...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:17 AM
"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...