| May 27, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Some of my fondest memories are from my time spent at the Conowingo Dam. As someone that has spent a lot of time at the recreation areas around Conowingo Dam and seen its operation firsthand, a recent Aegis editorial about sedimentation behind...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The former Baltimore journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a fashionista who doubtless looks pulled-together even when she's sick in bed, a woman with a taste for Narciso Rodriguez gowns and Manolo Blahnik shoes.
She also delights in fine food and wine...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:06 PM
For years, those fishing in East Coast waterways have faced bans on felt-soled boots and urgings that they scrub their gear to combat the spread of a pervasive algae. But a recent Dartmouth College study could turn such thinking on its head.
| May 7, 2014
The Darlington library will host a book and tree sale on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's time for trees! Allegheny Chinkapins, Douglas fir and serviceberry saplings will be available for a suggested $2 donation. These top quality bare root...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
When a shark tagged off the Eastern Shore as part of a marine-life tracking project took off on an unprecedented monthlong journey, researchers quite literally watched its every move.
Thanks to cutting-edge satellite tags, scientists at the Guy Harvey...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur called for tightening of Maryland's laws on long guns Thursday night in the wake of the shotgun attack that took three lives at The Mall in Columbia Saturday.
Her proposal came as the Montgomery...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work.
On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson.
Born on Tilghman...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:20 PM
For someone who's considered the best mixed martial arts fighter in the world, Jon Jones sure gets treated like a punching bag outside the Octagon.
He's been called out by some of the sport's biggest names. His merits are questioned constantly by...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:57 PM
The spring recreational fishing season for Maryland's iconic striped bass, better known as rockfish, began last weekend and runs through May 15 with a limit of one fish per person per day and a minimum size of 28 inches.
Striped bass fishing until May...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Midway through winter, a chilly fog surrounded Theaux Le Gardeur's shop. Hardly anyone would be out on the Gunpowder River that day, he said.
But he didn't need the river or sunlight. He stood behind his fly-fishing store clutching three rods: graphite,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Within a four-hour radius of the Gunpowder River area live 16 million people, said Theaux Le Gardeur, owner of Backwater Angler in Monkton. A 1977 series in The Evening Sun called the Gunpowder "The River You Drink."
"This is such a vital local...