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Now for a bit of good news - and from an environmental group at that. Drew Koslow, the Choptank Riverkeeper, reports that while walking the shore of Harris Creek in Talbot County, he saw an "amazing" abundance of oysters growing in the intertidal zone,...
Tags: Barack Obama, Oysters, Tilghman Island
Communities nationwide are beginning to abandon "infill" development models that sacrifice open space in inner suburbs as a means of relieving development pressure on outer suburbs. These communities are embracing new models that stress increasing...
MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
Dorothy Acker and her 12-year-old daughter, Audrey, regularly search for new books at the Elkridge library — on a recent trip they were looking for titles on Audrey's middle-school summer reading list. The Elkridge library is closest to their home,...
Howard County public school officials are calling for a comprehensive redistricting of elementary schools, saying a "cascade of movement" is needed to deal with an unanticipated trend of overcrowded schools in the east but undercrowded schools in the...
Tags: Ken Ulman, Real Estate, PTA, Elementary Schools, Schools
In the next month, Howard County officials are hoping local residents will help vet a recently released draft of the county's new "Plan Howard 2030" general plan in a series of open houses and through an online comment portal. The document, an update...
One of the truisms of U.S. transportation planning has long been that each year, there will be more cars on the road. The logic of this is simple — as the population grows so does their need to get to places, and motor vehicles are by far the most...
Don't be surprised if longtime "poop warriors" along theChesapeake Bay'sthickly populated Western Shore are not sympathetic to claims that builders in still-rural parts of the watershed should have unlimited use of septic tanks. Those backyard sewage...
Maryland WeatherSituated as it is on the edge of an active joint in the Earth's crustal plates, Haiti is no stranger to earthquakes. Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell has pulled some clips from the Sun's archives of stories we published in......
Tags: Haiti, Fires, Prisons, Disasters, Natural Disasters
Sun StaffON JUNE 3, on its front page, this paper - along with most others in the region - carried news that went to the heart of why we're not making good environmental progress. None of the articles mentioned the environment. They proclaimed only good news:...
Tags: Wildlife, Maryland, Biology, Nature, Executive Branch
Sun StaffFirst of five articles AASEN, Netherlands -- Leopold Hendrick admits a visitor through the locked doors of the world's first bureaucracy dedicated to tracking and taxing animal waste, a kind of manure IRS. The government administrator apologizes for...
Feb 3, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 10, 2013 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Nov 1, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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