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  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Baltimore's man to see [Editorial]

    Willard Hackerman held no public office, but he was as much a city father to Baltimore as any mayor or City Council member, delegate or senator. Few, if any, have had a larger impact on this community than the 95-year-old man who died at Johns Hopkins...
  • Radio blitz backs storm-water fees

    Radio blitz backs storm-water fees
    Environmental groups have come out singing with a musical radio ad blitz against efforts in Annapolis to repeal or weaken the 2012 law requiring storm-water fees in Baltimore city and Maryland's largest counties. The Clean Water, Healthy Families...
  • Thickest ice in decades collecting on waterways, posing challenges for boaters

    Thickest ice in decades collecting on waterways, posing challenges for boaters
    Jeff Lill is a popular man lately, as captain of the J.C. Widener, one of the state's few ice breakers. After leaving its Annapolis harbor at 8:30 Wednesday morning, the Widener spent the day criss-crossing the waters off Anne Arundel County —...
  • I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, electrical engineer, dies at 87

    <b>I.</b> Morton "Buddy" Schindler, electrical engineer, dies at 87
    I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, an electrical engineer who oversaw the pumping operation for Baltimore's water supply system, died Friday at Sinai Hospital of complications of a fall he suffered in December. He was 87 and lived in Pikesville. Born in...
  • Toby the blue lobster arrives at the National Aquarium

    Toby is one lucky lobster. He was born with a blue-hued shell, a 1-in-2 million variation that arises as the result of an excess of a certain protein. The crew of the Pot Luck fishing boat plucked Toby from the waters near Ocean City in June 2012. After...
  • Toby the rare blue lobster arrives at the National Aquarium in Baltimore

    Toby the rare blue lobster arrives at the National Aquarium in Baltimore
    Toby is one lucky lobster.   He was born with a blue-hued shell, a 1-in-2 million variation that arises as the result of an excess of a certain protein, according to the University of Maine Lobster Institute. The crew of the Pot Luck fishing boat...
  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • Small 'Women in Black' group got big change in Baltimore

    Small 'Women in Black' group got big change in Baltimore
    Most days, only a few women joined Betsy Cunningham's "Women in Black" anti-war protests. Sometimes she was all alone. Through heat, rain and snow, she and her black-clad companions stood silently on the corner of Pratt and Light streets near Baltimore's...
  • Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work

    Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work
    Plans to build offices and condominiums at Harbor Point hit a new snag Friday as federal and state regulators rejected the developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contamination in the ground during construction at the former factory site....
  • Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green

    Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green
    On Halloween morning, Dunloggin Middle School in Ellicott City received a treat for all the environmental improvements that students and faculty have accomplished in recent years. Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the school in recognition of its...
  • Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards | The winners

    Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards | The winners
    The votes are in! Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013: Best story time Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills) explorenature.org Honorable Mention: Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...