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  • Ryleigh's OysterFest Saturday and Sunday

    Ryleigh's OysterFest Saturday and Sunday
    We're in oyster festival season, and Ryleigh's OysterFest is up next. The two-day block party takes place Saturday and Sunday on Cross Street in Federal Hill. The Saturday block party, from noon-11 p.m., also features $1 oysters, fresh-squeezed crushes...
  • Floating marsh vital to Inner Harbor's future

    Regarding your article about a proposed floating wetland in the Inner Harbor, there shouldn't be much debate needed because the positive attributes of such a project far outweigh the negatives ("Largest Inner Harbor marsh project yet is stirring debate,"...
  • Striped bass reproduction hits record low

    Striped bass reproduction hits record low
    The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday. State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
  • New mural at Lutheran school in Westview

    New mural at Lutheran school in Westview
    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." This...
  • Loch Raven: Calvert Hall student hits a home run with baseball camp

    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,...
  • Pitching in to save the bay

    Pitching in to save the bay
    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's recently released 2012 State of the Bay Report tells us the health of the Chesapeake Bay has improved 14 percent since 2008. But that doesn't tell the whole story. Throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, we hear...
  • Move to delay pollution fees afoot in Annapolis

    Move to delay pollution fees afoot in Annapolis
    Amid complaints over what critics dismiss as a "rain tax," some powerful lawmakers in Annapolis are mounting a last-minute attempt Monday to delay state-mandated storm-water fees that Baltimore city and Maryland's nine largest counties are about to assess...
  • Mixed greens in Annapolis

    Mixed greens in Annapolis
    The 90-day legislative session in Annapolis wrapped up at midnight Monday to mixed reviews among environmental advocates, who hailed the passage of a bill promoting offshore wind development but had little else to celebrate. Gov. Martin O'Malley, who...
  • Efforts to protect Carroll County stream to take root April 20

    Efforts to protect Carroll County stream to take root April 20
    The task may seem daunting for those considering spending Saturday morning planting 1,400 trees and shrubs on 7 acres of a dairy farm in Union Bridge. But the rewards are considerable, according to Rob Schnabel, a research scientist for the Chesapeake...
  • Farm regulation "certainty" debated

    Farm regulation "certainty" debated
    Supporters and critics of legislation that would grant farmers a 10-year reprieve from new environmental regulations squared off before a House committee Tuesday, with much of the debate focused on the bill's prohibition on public disclosure about those...
  • A consensus on what's good for the bay

    A consensus on what's good for the bay
    While frequently lumped together as one homogenous group, environmentalists every now and then come at the same problem from different perspectives and suggest varying solutions. That is the case with the legislation creating the Maryland Agricultural...
  • House advances farm "certainty" bill

    House advances farm "certainty" bill
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that would give Maryland farmers a 10-year reprieve from new Chesapeake Bay cleanup requirements, in return for their voluntarily doing more to reduce polluted runoff from their fields....