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When first proposed about a decade ago, it seemed like a promising means to revive the Chesapeake Bay's devastated oyster crop: Bring in Chinese oysters, which are impervious to the diseases killing the native stock and also grow faster. If successful,...
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
Howard County Councilman Calvin Ball will host the seventh annual Money Matters Fair in partnership with Howard Community College, the Howard County Library, Howard County Public School System, Making Change and Friends of the Howard County Library. The...
Howard High School will host the annual Karl Wolf Memorial Lacrosse Tournament for the 12th straight year Saturday, March 30, at Rockburn Branch Park, Landing Road, Elkridge. The games begin at 11 a.m. and the battles run throughout the day until the...
There's still time to pick up your rack packets and participate in the Rocky on the Run—5k Run/Walk, on Saturday, March 23, to benefit the Rockburn Elementary School PTA. Proceeds from this event will support student-focused school programs....
If you are looking for ways to give back to the community, look no further than the volunteer opportunities at HOPE For All, a wonderful initiative that tends to the local homeless and less fortunate. Distribution Warehouse No. 146 — open every...
Congress has proposed a bill for some $60 billion for relief for people caught up in the destruction from Hurricane Sandy ("Sandy aid bill would include more for Md.," Dec. 20). Interestingly enough, not only The Sun but Washington newspapers reported...
Additional work will be done to stabilize the banks of Plumtree Run south of George Street in Bel Air under a contract addendum passed by the Board of Town Commissioners at the most recent town meeting. The addendum to the existing contract with Ecotone...
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The Maryland Port Administration is completing its initial review of a multimillion-dollar proposal that would turn Baltimore harbor shipping channel muck into bucks. The plan might eventually replace time-tested dredge disposal methods of piling...
In the interest of journalistic accuracy, Hurricane Katrina did not devastate the city of New Orleans ("We built that," Sept. 3). The hurricane itself did very little damage. Monday, after the storm left, citizens discovered that water was rising in the...
Your editorial "We built that" (Sept. 3), while recognizing the important role of the federal government in large infrastructure projects such as New Orleans' levee system, left readers with the mistaken impression that Hurricane Katrina scored a direct...
Underwater surveys of the shoreline along a state park in Southern Maryland turned up eight more World War II-era military explosives, according to fire officials. More than 18 pieces of military ordnance — artillery shells — have been...
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