| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Back to school for Harford County Public Schools students this Monday also means the resumption of school bus service for the majority of them.
Bus routes and times are available now at http://www.hcps.org by clicking on the bus icon on the left side...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:07 PM
The message arrived last month with something like the urgency of a gold strike: Native brook trout, lots of them, discovered in the twin ditch creeks of an old farm in Hereford, in northern Baltimore County. Environmental scientists get pretty excited...
| Aug 29, 2012
The following students earned degrees from Drexel University, in Philadelphia.
Jesse Fidati, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science in business administration; Maeve McKew, of Towson, Master of Science; Hannah Olin, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science;...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:09 AM
Not so long ago, only "health food nuts" preferred organically grown fresh fruits, vegetables and meats over their industrial agriculture equivalents. Nowadays, lots of people look for the words "organically grown" when they want to eat healthy. But...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Some of the new nutrient management regulations proposed by the Maryland Department of Agriculture to the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review of the General Assembly are unworkable in many areas of the state and demonstrate...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
After 28 years of formal efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the single most successful efforts have been in curbing bay-choking nutrient pollutants from sewerage treatment plants, so-called "point sources" from pipes. Maryland has been a leader in...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Jennifer Elisseeff, associate professor at Johns Hopkins University's Translational Tissue Engineering Institute, with Tissue Banks International
Nature of research: Elisseeff is developing tiny fibers that combine elements of human tissue with synthetic...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Environmental groups are calling on Maryland officials to tighten new limits on farmers' use of animal manure and sewage sludge for fertilizer, saying rules recently proposed by the state don't go far enough.
A coalition of 20 green groups says the...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Tens of thousands of people in Baltimore who use food stamps to buy groceries can now do their shopping at the Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar under the Jones Falls Expressway, thanks to a new token system launched Sunday.
Customers who don't have...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:38 AM
On June 12, Darlington Elementary School held its fifth-grade farewell with Principal Brenda Taylor officiating the program. Attending the program for the graduating fifth grade students included students from years gone by, State Sen. Barry Glassman; the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:28 AM
When it comes to expanding its New Windsor quarry operation, Lehigh Cement Co. is looking years down the road.
But it gave a preview Aug. 8 of its plan to transport millions of tons of stone between the quarry and its processing plant in Union Bridge...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Maryland's law limiting lawn fertilizer practices doesn't kick in for more than a year yet, but state officials are urging homeowners to get a jump on the new curbs by limiting how much grass food they put down now.
At a press conference in Annapolis...