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  • 5 questions for Shawn Kimbro

    Shawn Kimbro will speak to the Coastal Conservation Association Maryland's newly revived Annapolis chapter Tuesday at the Boatyard Bar & Grill. He'll be discussing cold-water jigging as well as Careful Catch Maryland, a program started collectively by...
  • Cyclists riding through six bay watershed states

    A pair of Chesapeake Bay Foundation employees left Annapolis Saturday morning on a 1,300-mile journey through the six states in the bay's watershed — by bicycle. John Rodenhausen and Beth McGee will attempt to ride through the 64,000-square-mile...
  • OysterFest: the shucking competition

    OysterFest: the shucking competition
    Baltimore Beer Week is about to take over the city for 11 days, or it just seems that way. But don't forget the annual OysterFest down in Federal Hill. Ryleigh's Oyster Ball is Thursday night. Tickets sales are going well, Scotti Offutt of Ryleigh's...
  • Bay restoration: One thing Marylanders agree on

    Bay restoration: One thing Marylanders agree on
    Look who's smiling now? Even as the Maryland General Assembly was heading toward a budgetary train wreck last week, there was one unlikely group that had trouble believing its good fortune coming out of the 90-day session — the state's...
  • Obama budget cuts would hit Maryland

    Obama budget cuts would hit Maryland
    Labor unions that represent government workers — and some Maryland Democrats — criticized the budget President Barack Obama unveiled Monday for cutting $27 billion in federal employee pensions while offering what they called a modest, half-...
  • Fears for "tiers:" O'Malley septic bill worries greens

    Gov. Martin O'Malley appealed to lawmakers Tuesday to adopt his "moderate" and "reasonable" proposal to curb development on septic systems, warning that unless sprawl is reined in the state's "Christmas future" would include loss of farmland and forests...
  • The biggest problem for the bay: animal waste

    The biggest problem for the bay: animal waste
    Millions of tons of one of theChesapeake Bay'slargest sources of pollution continue to be dumped onto farm lands without proper regulation. Farm animals produce 44 million tons of manure annually in the bay watershed, and most of it is collected and...
  • Baltimore area residents get stuck if flush tax fails

    Residents of Baltimore City and some suburban counties should know they could well see their sewer rates increase significantly in order to pay for the upgrade of the giant Back River sewage plant if the state legislature doesn't approve the proposed...
  • New Zealand yacht racer turning childhood passion into a career

    New Zealand yacht racer turning childhood passion into a career
    Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...
  • Group: EPA went easy on Maryland bay cleanup plan

    Group:  EPA went easy on Maryland bay cleanup plan
    Talk about grading the graders. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation took issue Monday with the Environmental Protection Agency's rating of the bay pollution cleanup plan drawn up by Maryland officials. The Annapolis-based environmental group agreed with the...
  • Chicken without a side of arsenic

    Maryland farmers produce no crop more valuable than chickens. The state ranks eighth nationally, and the 1.4 billion pounds of broilers grown each year are valued at more than $600 million, or roughly 40 percent of all the state's crops added together....
  • Anglers, watermen spar over fishing fees

    Anglers, watermen spar over fishing fees
    Anglers and watermen are at odds, again, this time over fishing license fees.  With the Maryland Department of Natural Resources facing a looming deficit in funds for overseeing both recreational and commercial fishing, anglers are pushing a bill that...