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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Howard County takes 20 minutes to save the earth

    Howard County takes 20 minutes to save the earth
    Four years ago, employees at the Howard County Office of Environmental Sustainability came up with an idea for people who want to do their part for Earth Day but don't know where to start. It's called the 20-Minute Cleanup — essentially a way to...
  • Earth Day takes on climate change, sustainability

    Earth Day takes on climate change, sustainability
    Today is Earth Day, a day when environmentalists and concerned citizens around the world demonstrate their caring for the health of their communities, the natural world and the planet. Forty-three years ago, the first Earth Day drew an estimated 20...
  • Come, noble brothers! Let us abolish this seditious "privacy"

    Come, noble brothers! Let us abolish this seditious "privacy"
    Stars are shooting, drinking, driving and chomping, and the government is watching. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 22, 2013.  You have to love Congress. America's favorite band of geriatric jokers decided it would be hi-LAR-ious to...
  • Earth Day marked over three days at Linton Springs

    Earth Day will be a big event at Linton Springs Elementary School. In fact, the school's Earth Day activities will actually span three days: April 22, 24 and 25. The theme will be monarch butterflies. Kindergartners at Linton Springs will make stained-...
  • Three stages and plenty of action at Spring Celebration [Mostly Main Street]

    Three stages and plenty of action at Spring Celebration [Mostly Main Street]
    Mark your calendar for the big blasty Spring Celebration coming to the historic district on Saturday, April 20. Sponsored by the Ellicott City Business Association, this event promises to be legendary. Plans are for three stages set up for live music...
  • State agency to compost food scraps

    State agency to compost food scraps
    Talk about leading by example -- the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday that it would begin collecting food scraps at its Baltimore headquarters for composting. The Earth Day announcement comes on the heels of Howard County...
  • Aberdeen mayor, council salaries could go up significantly

    The salary for any future mayors of Aberdeen would be more than doubled and the salary for city council members nearly doubled, if a bill introduced by the city council Monday night is approved. The mayor would get a salary of $24,000 instead of the...
  • Port Deposit area news

    Hope you are all up to your necks in jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and Peeps! Happy Birthday to Michael Smith Jr. as he celebrated on March 30. And Sara Bryanne Stanley enjoyed birthday greetings on March 31. Mike Lowe, N. Main Street, added a year to...
  • Susquehanna River clean up day planned April 20

    Susquehanna River clean up day planned April 20
    Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway's 13th annual River Sweep, a volunteer shoreline and roadside clean-up in honor of Earth Day, is planned in Havre de Grace, Perryville and Port Deposit plus on Garrett Island for April 20, a Saturday. Registration...
  • More to Earth Day than climate scare

    More to Earth Day than climate scare
    I was happy to see that National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli wrote about the important activities that we, as individuals and as a society, can do to protect the environment, without once mentioning the impossible goal of "stopping climate change" ("...
  • 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...
  • Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day

    Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day
    Washington Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument and the White House in a salute to the nation's capital Tuesday before landing for the last time near its new home at...