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  • Holiday Gift Guide: Chesapeake Christmas

    Holiday Gift Guide: Chesapeake Christmas
    Make gift-giving a local endeavor this season with items that exude Chesapeake charm. 1. Boordy Vineyard's Icons of Maryland wine series have engraved labels depicting iconic Maryland wildlife such as the Baltimore oriole bird on the riesling, the...
  • Arundel council to hear debate on storm-water runoff fee

    A proposal scheduled to come before the Anne Arundel County Council on Monday would create a property tax surcharge to help reduce storm-water runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. measure would permit a $35 annual fee on residential property tax bills and $25...
  • 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...
  • Shore county sued over farmland zoning

    In what some see as a critical test of a recent Smart Growth law, environmental groups and some property owners have filed suit to overturn the recent decision by Queen Anne's County's commissioners to zone 525 acres of Eastern Shore farmland for...
  • 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-...
  • Education center-resort rising quietly at Elk Neck

    Trucks rumble through the waterfront state park at the northern tip of the Chesapeake Bay. Machines are digging drainage ponds and trenches for pipes. A 15,000- square-foot dining hall with a water view is rising amid the evergreens, its angled roofline -...
  • Hatching hope for farmers : the new pecking order

    AS HE TRUDGED through the mud of poultry grower Arthur Holley's Parsonsburg farm last week, Rep. Wayne T. Gil-chrest symbolically crossed into new territory. He and several other members of Congress had journeyed from Washington to take a closer look at...
  • A familiar face from the climate change wars on a new state commission

    Now, here's an interesting out-of-state member of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's brand new climate change commission: Michael Mann, of Pennsylvania State University. You may remember him from when then Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli issued a high profile...
  • EPA: Virginia 'on course' for bay cleanup, but must ramp up runoff reduction

    EPA: Virginia 'on course' for bay cleanup, but must ramp up runoff reduction
    Virginia and six other jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making overall progress in bay cleanup, but lag in one key area in meeting the next round of targets. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said reducing nitrogen remains a...
  • NOAA forecast is for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer

    NOAA forecast is for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer
    The Chesapeake Bay can expect bigger oxygen-depleted dead zones than average this summer, and many of the marine creatures that live in its depths will face a tougher struggle to survive. The forecast comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Corbett joins other governors in protecting Chesapeake

    An agreement to restore the Chesapeake Bay by protecting its vast drainage area from pollution was signed last week by governors from six states, including Pennsylvania. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement is aimed at restoring and conserving the 64,...
  • Editorial: States commit to cleanup

    Monday's re-signing of an agreement to help protect the Chesapeake Bay is a step in the right direction, but the real evidence of states' commitment won't come for about 90 days, the deadline states have to submit specific plans outlining what they are...