| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs.
Unlike anyone else there,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Policies to change building codes in flood plains and on shorelines, construct offshore wind turbines and manage suburban sprawl could gain political traction, officials hope, as recent extreme weather renews a conversation on climate change in Maryland...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Letter writer Alvin Bobers' attempt to make a new gas tax increase seem insignificant does not pass muster ("Gas tax arithmetic," Feb. 27).
Yes, a lot of vehicles are rated for 30 mpg, but how many actually get that mileage? And 40 mpg is in the future,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:40 AM
For Maryland Honda and Acura owners, it just got a little easier to go solar - at home, if not yet on the road.
American Honda Motor Co., in a partnership with SolarCity, a California-based residential and commercial installer, is offering customers...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In an article about how some employers allow their employees to charge their electric cars at work, reporter Lorraine Mirabella describes the General Motors plant in White Marsh where employees can charge their cars as an employee benefit during work...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:37 PM
At its recent 15th annual gala, Harford United Charities presented a check for $50,000 to the Patricia D. & M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.
The gala, attended by 300 people, was held Feb. 1 at Maryland Golf and...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Robert G. Jaharias, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. supervisor who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage automobiles, died Friday of heart failure at his Sykesville home. He was 83.
Born in Frederick, Robert George Jaharias moved with his family...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Happy New Year!
Many folks make resolutions on this day -- to lose weight, exercise more, spend less, get a new job. Major life changes like that can seem pretty daunting. For those thinking they'd like to live greener in 2013, here are a half-dozen...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Harrison Trains LLC presents a train garden at Richardson's Farm Market, 5900 Ebenezer Rd. in White Marsh. The second annual garden is noteworthy not just for the seasonal magic it conveys. It is the promise to deliver love and hope to ailing children...