| Oct 28, 2012
| 12:19 PM
As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Record-high water temperatures and a March sewage leak are contributing to a large algae bloom in the Baltimore harbor, bringing what is known as a "mahogany tide" of reddish-brown algae to the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.
The bloom is somewhat...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore are working hard to avoid traffic delays as they begin the construction of the street course for the Labor Day weekend racing event in the city.
A year ago, a series of road closures snarled traffic, disrupted...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The National Aquarium's eight dolphins are no longer a show unto themselves.
After two decades of dramatic leaps and crowd-pleasing stunts, aquarium officials are eliminating the 20-minute dolphin shows in favor of a more open-ended exhibit. Beginning...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Harford County high school students got the opportunity to play in the dirt, walk through the woods and look at animals at the 4-H camp at the Rocks Thursday morning.
Far from a day away from school work, the kids were there as part of the annual...
| May 4, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for clouds early, gradually becoming sunny and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 68 degrees.
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| May 10, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Joe Queenan is nobody's Mr. Nice Guy.
But the deliciously cutting columnist has a soft side for, of all things, Baltimore.
In fact in the Wall Street Journal, Queenan rides like a white knight to the city's defense after what he sees as slight after...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The Bel Air High School After Prom Party committee would like to thank the following area businesses and/or individuals for their generous donations, which helped to make our after prom party, held at the Bel Air Athletic Club April 28– 29 a...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:07 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Government offices, courts and libraries
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in all jurisdictions....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:30 AM
People aren't the only ones at risk from eating mercury-contaminated fish, since coal-burning power plants have liberally sprinkled the toxic metal across the earth's waters. But it appears that captive dolphins have a little less to worry about in...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Those trying to celebrate what is traditionally considered an annual rite of summer — catching crabs to feast on — are reminded that those tasty critters typically can be found in the same waters as the state's reptile, the diamondback...