| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Showers and a possible thunderstorm were expected Tuesday, with highs in the upper 70s before a windy and clear Wednesday.
The National Weather Service predicted an 80 percent chance of showers for Earth Day, mainly before 5 p.m. More showers could be...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night.
Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Earth Day is April 26 and there are lots of ways available for us to reconnect to our commitment to be kind to Mother Earth. One of my favorites is the whiskey rain barrel give-away sponsored by the Ellicott City Historic District Partnership's Green...
| Apr 25, 2014
Let's go shopping, dear readers!
The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (raindate Sunday April 27). Spaces are still available, 410-939-6562 for $10 (benefits Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission). Downtown...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:23 AM
It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school.
On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Earth Day may be in April, but you can get a jump on being "green" by attending the Chesapeake Ecology Center's annual celebration and native plant sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Adams Academy at Adams Park, 245 Clay St.,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Proceeds from Clear Your Clutter Day, an annual Earth Day initiative, at Harford Community College on April 27, were presented to Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna.
| May 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs.
Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:24 AM
And God said, "Let there be heat."
Six months after an Earth Day ceremony to start Church of the Redeemer's installation of its new geothermal heating and air-conditioning system, the work is done and the system is up and running.
Now, the church is set...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Aberdeen will soon be just the second jurisdiction on the East Coast to install special pipe-bursting equipment to line its sanitary sewers, Public Works Director Matt Lapinsky said Monday.
The city council approved a resolution at its meeting Monday...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Two decades ago, when lawyer Robert Waldman and his family moved to the Annapolis neighborhood of Homewood, there was talk of converting the old railroad right-of-way across from his house into some kind of thruway.
An extra lane to take the traffic...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Happy New Year!
Many folks make resolutions on this day -- to lose weight, exercise more, spend less, get a new job. Major life changes like that can seem pretty daunting. For those thinking they'd like to live greener in 2013, here are a half-dozen...