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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Five cents for common sense on bottles and cans

    It's one of those things that make sense but we do not do: Have a nickel deposit on every bottle and can of beer, soda and all the other liquid beverages we drink. Maryland does not have it. Some states do. Every state should. I first looked into why...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Veterans from Perry Point entertained by VFW auxiliary in Port [Port Deposit]

    The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8185 entertained the Perry Point veterans on Sunday, April 14 at the post home at 520 Susquehanna River Road. Kathy Heaton and her crew provided a scrumptious meal followed by music provided by DJ Bob Cross. The ladies...
  • Mother Nature's lessons bring generations of flowers [Aberdeen]

    What we know of what Mother Nature provides in the spring has come to us over years of watching for the emergence of spring flowers, the scampering of the squirrels, and the change in the songs of the birds. We like the idea of knowing when each...
  • It's time to clean up along the Susquehanna in Havre de Grace this weekend

    Time for spring cleaning, dear readers, The Havre de Grace department of public works sponsors clean-up days April 20 and 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Havre de Grace Community Center, 100 Lagaret Lane for Havre de Grace residents. For details,...