| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The hazmat spill in the Fallston area on Friday may have leaked as much as 100 gallons of heating oil into a tributary of the Little Gunpowder Falls, the county's hazmat chief said Tuesday.
The Maryland Department of the Environment originally said the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Matthew Scott Martin, 29, Listie Road, Friedens, was arrested and arraigned early Wednesday morning before Somerset District Judge Ken Johnson for allegedly driving drunk and threatening to kill his wife and others.
Police said that shortly after...
| Mar 30, 2013
When the home heating-oil pump doesn't stop pumping, someone has to pay.
But who? Andrew Campbell of Cromwell asked Northeast Energy in early March to pump 100 gallons, and no more, that would be paid for with a Joe-4-Oil voucher, a Citizens Energy...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp has signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the United States' cheap transport alternative.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:50 PM
“To the caller who would like to see only positive comments in Mail Call: I agree that a lot of comments are stupid and arrogant, but how boring would it be to read only thank you notes, comments on the nice weather, great Christmas lights, and...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Automatic federal spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are unlikely to hit state government for a month and the potential consequences are largely unknown for now, Michigan's budget director said Tuesday.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Free tax preparation is available through April 9 at the Petoskey Friendship Center.
Trained AARP volunteers will help Emmet County seniors age 50 and older, with low and moderate incomes, prepare federal and state tax returns. Volunteers will help...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:41 AM
With the National Weather Service predicting wind chills as low as 20 below zero today, people have to take precautions.
“Definitely people who have lung problems and other chronic illnesses must be careful,” said Darcy Thorne, emergency...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Despite what you may be thinking, no question is too small for The Bottom Line. To prove it, TBL today presents the first installment of "Is It Just Me?" — questions about issues that rate closer to curiosity than outrage.
And, no, it is not...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks before the economy-threatening "fiscal cliff" is due to kick in, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are making significant concessions to each other, backing off what had once been ironclad...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:18 PM
With this “fiscal cliff” garbage, it’s nice to finally have a crisis that’s mostly a shitty joke, that we don’t actually have to worry about.
First, a word about the whole “bankrupting America,” budget hawk...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Now is not the time of year for sowing, unless it’s sowing an idea: As the weather turns colder and the landscape becomes washed in grays and browns, imagine a retreat, an oasis of lush greenery and brightly colored flowers suffused in warm, moist...