| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:41 PM
If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A "nor'easter" storm has the potential to bring 6 inches of snow or more Thursday across Central Maryland, but accumulations will depend on the storm's unpredictable path, forecasters said.
The National Weather Service placed nearly all of Maryland...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Four military chaplains who sacrificed their lives to save fellow passengers on a sinking transport ship during World War II will be honored during a memorial service in Aberdeen Saturday.
The service, at 11 a.m. in the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Federal officials announced plans Tuesday to auction the rights to build industrial wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast — a move hailed by many environmentalists and some businesses as the first step toward a new green industry but...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Dominion Cove Point Terminal has long been a model of industrial and environmental cooperation. More than 1,000 acres of pristine beach, forest and marsh lands in southern Maryland are conserved, while at...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The year's 13th tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean formed Monday and was expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo by Tuesday, though the tropics overall remain more subdued than had been expected earlier this year.
The depression was about 650...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:55 AM
50 Years Ago
"Opens on Main Street
"Mrs. Juantia Mcintosh announces the opening of a Dressmaking and Altering shop at 149 Main Street. Sewing will be the capable hands of Mrs. Ruth Botts who had her own shop for an exclusive clientele...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
When the Irish-born novelist Colum McCann sits before a blank page, he launches himself into a vast, empty space. He's surrounded by fog on all sides, so he can't tell if his vehicle is right side up or upside down. The craft he's maneuvering is clunky,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:56 AM
After a seven-year fling in Las Vegas, the Miss America Pageant is returning in a week to its birthplace, Atlantic City, N.J.
The pageant began in 1921 as a beachfront bathing-suit contest between beauty competition winners from eight Northeastern...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Thousands of traffic signals on the Chesapeake Bay from the mouth of the Susquehanna River to the entrance of the Atlantic Ocean lead cargo ship captains, commercial fishermen and recreational boaters out of harm's way.
When they go on the blink,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools.
"There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland.
State park lifeguards...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Approaching the heart of hurricane season, government forecasters say indicators are pointing to a potentially "very active" pattern in the tropics, affirming pre-season outlooks.
"Our confidence for an above-normal season is still high because the...