| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains.
The two planned to grab...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Jan 11, 2014
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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 —...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:33 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:36 AM
There are still tickets left for Mermaid Kiss: Oyster Fest 2013, the Oyster Recovery Partnership's Oct. 1 fundraiser at the National Aquarium.
The event is a showcase of cuisine prepared by members of the organization’s Shell Recycling Alliance....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Endangered sea corals seized several months ago by federal border agents in Florida are now being used as educational tools in the National Aquarium's new blacktip reef shark exhibit.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the illegal shipment...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Masonville Cove, a reclaimed stretch of South Baltimore's industrial waterfront, has earned a new distinction -- the nation's first "urban wildlife refuge partnership."
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe was to announce the designation...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...