| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The Maryland Senate gave its answer to the old question of "what do you with a drunken sailor" by voting to bring people who operate sailboats while intoxicated under the same law as power boat operators.
Senators voted 37-8 to add sail-only vessels...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Say farewell to a nearly 80-year-old landmark at West Cold Spring Lane and the Jones Falls Expressway.
Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. plans to implode a massive natural gas tank, cordoning off a 1,000-foot area that includes the Northern District police...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Bills that would allow a surcharge of up to $2 per month on residential natural gas bills to pay for new pipelines and other distribution system upgrades passed both houses of the Maryland General Assembly last week, as most Harford County legislators...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I question the need for the legislature to impose a surcharge of $2 per month on all BGE customers to pay for new gas pipelines ("Utility surcharge bill advances in Senate," Feb. 6).
The maintenance of natural gas pipelines is the responsibility of...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
For all the hysteria generated by climate-change deniers over how reducing greenhouse gas emissions would be disastrous for consumers and the economy, Maryland and the other eight states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are demonstrating that...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Emergency responders on Sunday recovered the body of a 26-year-old kayaker who had been reported missing a day earlier.
The body of Daniel Travis Deamond of Parkville was pulled from the Gunpowder Falls near Belair Road in Kingsville at about 11:30 a.m....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Fire and hazmat crews were called to Havre de Grace Monday morning for a report of a "petroleum product in a stream."
The call came in around 11:15 a.m. from the 800 block of John Smith Street, according to monitored Harford County emergency radio...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Harford County residents have access to thousands of acres of local and state parklands, with attractions ranging from disc golf courses, equestrian and hiking trails and sports fields to boat launches, playgrounds and nature centers.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The latest word on climate change is not good — world emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent last year to set a new record, according to the International Energy Agency. At this pace, the agency reports, global temperatures...
| Jun 9, 2013
For more than two decades, Baltimore fund companies Adams Express Co. and Petroleum & Resources Corp. had been under the direction of a single CEO and chairman.
But with the retirement of Doug Ober this year, the two have seen a shake-up at the top....