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  • Datebook

    Sunday, Nov. 17 Performance theater The Annapolis High School Drama Company presents "Pride and Prejudice" at the school, 2700 Riva Road. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and students. Information: annapolishighschool.org. Monday, Nov. 18 Photo club The...
  • Obama nominates Hopkins professor for EPA post

    Obama nominates Hopkins professor for EPA post
    President Barack Obama has nominated a Johns Hopkins University professor to lead research at the Environmental Protection Agency — an appointment likely to stir controversy among senators concerned about the agency's reach. Thomas A. Burke, an...
  • Bay water quality still falling short

    Bay water quality still falling short
    More than 70 percent of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams are falling short of water quality goals, according to a report released Tuesday. The "Bay Barometer" report is issued annually by the Chesapeake Bay Program, the federal-state...
  • Low-key Chesapeake Bay summit draws few leaders

    Low-key Chesapeake Bay summit draws few leaders
    This could well be a winter of discontent for the Chesapeake Bay cleanup. Only a few of the leaders of the 30-year effort are expected to show up in Washington Thursday for an annual review of how it's going. While Gov. Martin O'Malley will be there, his...
  • Maryland Assembly's green grades slip

    Maryland Assembly's green grades slip
    Legislators in Annapolis were less reliably green this year, as many saw their scores slip in the annual report card issued Monday by the Maryland League of Conservation Voters. While lawmakers earned praise for approving bills promoting offshore wind...
  • Stormwater fees amount to taxation without representation

    Stormwater fees amount to taxation without representation
    I received my commercial property tax bill and cleverly concealed with no explanation was the much anticipated "rain tax" section of the bill. I knew it was going to be ugly, and so it was. I had already familiarized myself with the details. It was...
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation excluded from bridge run

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation excluded from bridge run
    Organizers of a charity race on the Bay Bridge next year have eliminated the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as a potential partner because the group opposes a proposed waterfront housing development on Kent Island. Sparrow Rogers of Chesapeake Bay Run LLC...
  • Placement of reef balls on Memorial Stadium rubble to continue for at least five more years

    Placement of reef balls on Memorial Stadium rubble to continue for at least five more years
    Although it has been more than 11 years since Memorial Stadium was demolished, much of the concrete that once made up the bygone home of the Orioles, Colts and Ravens continues to host a hotbed of activity nearly 18 miles southeast of its previous...
  • Federal bay cleanup efforts lag, group claims

    Federal bay cleanup efforts lag, group claims
    Federally funded efforts to curtail farm pollution of the Chesapeake Bay are falling short, and recent spending cuts by Congress cast doubt on the efforts' ultimate success, an environmental group said Monday. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation said...
  • Bay advocates say state lax in monitoring county stormwater controls

    Bay advocates say state lax in monitoring county stormwater controls
    Local governments are charged with enforcing state regulations limiting polluted runoff from new development, and the state is supposed to check on them. Only state officials acknowledge they aren't doing it. Environmental advocates say the lack of...
  • Harbor Point and harbor health

    Harbor Point and harbor health
    Despite all the back and forth squabble over the proposed Harbor Point development, I believe that in the end it can only benefit the city ("Harbor Point bonds gets OK," Aug. 13). My biggest concern, or rather disappointment, over the past weeks of...
  • Stormwater fees debated anew in Maryland

    Stormwater fees debated anew in Maryland
    — Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman and the head of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation sparred Tuesday over the storm water fees enacted this year on homeowners and businesses in Maryland's most populous localities. Testifying at a Senate...