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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • 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...
  • A passionate organizer has broadened Horizons

    A passionate organizer has broadened Horizons
    When 15-year-old Ian Kennedy moved to Columbia from Crofton with his mother in 1992, he never could have predicted the impact he would have on his new community. "Ian is a real Howard County success story," said County Executive Ken Ulman, Kennedy's...
  • Hardware store owner prepares to step in as Annapolis alderman

    Hardware store owner prepares to step in as Annapolis alderman
    During a quiet morning at his hardware store, owner Jared Littmann strolled down an aisle to chat up a regular customer who was looking at smoke alarms. "Good to see you. Let me know what you need," Littmann told Ben Derrick, a handyman for Annapolis...
  • Church of the Redeemer to celebrate new geothermal HVAC system

    Church of the Redeemer to celebrate new geothermal HVAC system
    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...
  • Prettyboy Reservoir Day on April 27 celebrates region's liquid asset

    Prettyboy Reservoir Day on April 27 celebrates region's liquid asset
    Since the 1930s, warm weather and sunshine is a signal for many in Carroll and Baltimore counties to venture outdoors for biking, hiking fishing and boating trips in the Gunpowder River and Prettyboy watershed in the Hereford area. Spring has arrived...
  • 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...
  • Spring is here, and so is the annual downtown celebration [Ellicott City]

    Enjoy a taste of Ellicott City at the annual Historic Ellicott City Spring Celebration, Saturday, April 20, from noon to 7 pm. The streets of downtown Ellicott City will be filled with activities for all ages — live music and comedy acts on...
  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary hosts awards, organizational meeting [Port Deposit]

    District 10 VFW Ladies Auxiliary met for their quarterly dinner meeting April 2 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. Auxiliary units from Elkton, Chesapeake City, and North East joined the auxiliary unit from Post 8185 to make plans for June's convention....
  • Earth Day is coming to Festival Park in Aberdeen

    This year of 2013 will be the 10th year for Aberdeen to host Earth Day at Festival Park. Every year has seen a wonderful community effort displayed by volunteers throughout the county. This year, it is all planned for Saturday, April 20. We all...
  • Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum opening for the season [Havre de Grace]

    It's April showers, dear readers, But things to do are stacking up. The Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace at the Lock House reopens April 13 (Saturday), 1-5 p.m. for the season. Free admission. Contact 410-939-5780, email: lockhousemuseum@gmail.com...
  • 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...