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  • Talk but little progress on plan for Finksburg corridor

    The mood among the small group residents who attended an informational meeting on Finksburg's long-stalled Corridor Plan, held at Sandymount United Methodist Church on Jan. 14, was one of weariness and polite skepticism. "I'm astounded at all the...
  • Use offshore oil and gas revenue for conservation

    We wish to recognize the leadership of U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin on behalf of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. LWCF is the program that ensures Maryland has the resources our parks, forests, and wildlife areas need to provide...
  • State awards $600,000 grant to improve Stony Run path

    The state has awarded Baltimore City a grant of $600,000 to improve and fill in the gaps in the Stony Run stream walking path that runs roughly between Roland Park and Wyman Park. The Maryland Board of Public Works last week approved the Program Open...
  • Ulman's veto on growth tiers stands as council takes no action

    Ulman's veto on growth tiers stands as council takes no action
    The Howard County Council decided Monday night not to override County Executive Ken Ulman's first-ever veto, which came on controversial land preservation legislation required by state law. The council instead took no action on the veto, leaving it...
  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • Officials say aim of Crownsville hunting area is to thin herd, preserve watershed

    Officials say aim of Crownsville hunting area is to thin herd, preserve watershed
    It's close to Interstate 97, just down the road from Lures Bar and Grille and 10 minutes from the heavy traffic of Annapolis. Yet as you set foot onto Anne Arundel County's most recent environmental management enterprise, you'd swear you had entered the...
  • State building changes ordered to avert flood damage

    Declaring that Maryland's coastal areas are increasingly at risk from a rising sea level, Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered state agencies to weigh the growing risks of flooding in deciding where and how to construct state buildings. "Billions of...
  • No study, no fracking

    No study, no fracking
    Most of us have probably seen or heard the ubiquitous ads promoting domestic natural gas drilling. While they don't tend to use the word "fracking," their message about hydraulic fracturing of shale is clear enough — little kids playing happily on...
  • Columbia resident is 'skipper' of flagship public television program

    Columbia resident is 'skipper' of flagship public television program
    The world of media has changed a lot in the 25 years since Maryland Public Television aired the first episode of "Outdoors Maryland" in 1988. New technologies have come and gone, and the advent of the Internet has forever altered the way consumers get...
  • Health agency was correct to euthanize baby fox

    A recent letter to the editor criticizes health officials for euthanizing that "dear baby fox" which was rescued by some misguided firemen ("Authorities too quick to kill rescued baby fox," May 7). Actually, the blame for that animal's death lies with the...
  • Harford hopes to improve parks, recreations areas for the public

    In its Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan, Harford County hopes to add recreational opportunities and facilities to meet the needs of the public, provide and healthy opportunities for county residents, acquire additional land for recreation...
  • Fracking is not the answer for U.S. economy

    Apparently, columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. doesn't understand the difference between manufacturing and mining or mineral extraction ("New day for U.S. manufacturing," May 5). While manufacturing is sustainable as long as there is a demand for the...