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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Time for greens to embrace nukes

    Time for greens to embrace nukes
    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-...
  • Hillcrest Elementary goes green twofold

    Hillcrest Elementary goes green twofold
    Though Earth Day has come and gone, Hillcrest Elementary School is continuing the green movement through a new and old program. The school was hosting an official ribbon cutting for its new outdoor courtyard classroom on Thursday, May 9, and will host...
  • Cleaning up shows us at our best, and worst [Commentary]

    Spring cleaning has taken on a new aspect in Harford County in recent years, as volunteers take on the of picking up litter. The recent Earth Day-oriented Susquehanna River Sweep is one such event. A few weeks before that there was a cleanup along Otter...
  • Through recycling and reuse, Stella Maris embraces green initiatives

    Through recycling and reuse, Stella Maris embraces green initiatives
    Stella Maris retirement and care center in Timonium has been undergoing a "green initiative" for the last year and a half. While the green movement has involved traditional steps — such as replacing light bulbs and recycling cans and paper —...
  • Aberdeen introduces budget, keeps property tax rate stable

    Aberdeen residents won't see a major change in their tax rates if City Manager Doug Miller's proposed $12.4 million budget for 2013 is approved, while the total amount the city spends could go down by 28 percent. The city council introduced a budget...
  • 5K run/walk starts, ends at Perryville Middle June 2

    Havre de Grace Chapter 27 would like to thank everyone for their support at their first ever Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast last weekend. Also a big thank you to the staff of Applebee's and for all the sisters and brothers who were greeters,...
  • Senator expects special General Assembly session in mid-May

    Northern Harford County's state senator expects there to be a special session of the Maryland General Assembly in mid-May to adopt a budget and address other issues. Sen. Barry Glassman, the main speaker at the Jarrettsville Community Council meeting...
  • Roland Park Country School highlights its partial conversion to solar energy

    In an effort to "shine a light on solar energy," Roland Park Country School staged a "Solarbration" on April 22 to pay tribute to Earth Day and the school's own stewardship of the environment. "We celebrated our partial conversion to solar energy and the...
  • Aberdeen approves loan for unique sewer lining equipment

    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...
  • To stave off paving, Annapolis attorney planted a paradise

    To stave off paving, Annapolis attorney planted a paradise
    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...
  • Tips for a greener 2013

    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...
  • State seeking National Green Ribbon candidates

    The Maryland State Department of Education is conducting a search for the next set of environmentally friendly schools to compete for the title of 2013 National Green Ribbon Schools, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education that...