| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Some long-gone oysters from prehistoric times are going to play a role in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's current crop of bivalves. Maryland has purchased 112,500 tons of fossilized oyster shells for $6.3 million from a quarry in the panhandle of Florida,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Fewer Americans are expected to travel long distances for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday than last year, despite the lowest gas prices in years, AAA predicted Wednesday.
The driver advocacy organization, which tracks travel across the country,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Some people don't care what happens if it's not happening to them. I am sure to some people, the Vanguard Commercial Development plan for the North Point Government Center in Dundalk may seem like a reasonable proposal ("Winning bids for Balto. Co....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The painter Diane Dunn and the photographer Joan Forester have different mediums, but they have a shared tendency to get close to their subjects in their exhibit "Patterns" at the Artists' Gallery.
Dunn's acrylic paintings actually alternate between...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Saturday was busy for the members of the Germantown Elementary School PTA.
Parents and teachers spent the morning and afternoon shoe-horning cars into every square inch of space around the Annapolis school, handling the overflow parking from nearby...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Aiming to boost the fledgling market for plug-in vehicles, Maryland and seven other states pledged Thursday to use their governments' tax and spending powers to get 3.3 million "zero-emission" cars, trucks and vans on the road in the next dozen years....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:12 PM
New car-sharing services, travel applications and other technological tools are contributing to the broader shift away from driving among Americans, especially younger ones interested in digital multitasking on the go, according to a study released...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The annual "Car Free Days," promoted by the Harford County Department of Community Services' Commuter Assistance Program, will be held Friday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22. The event encourages people to reduce driving and avoid trips by car.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Operating a car or truck is less expensive in Maryland than in more than half the states.
This is refreshing news, given that Maryland often comes out being on the pricey end of surveys because of our taxes.
According to Bankrate.com, Maryland comes...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:55 AM
The Elkridge Adult Athletic Association has been a proud Elkridge community supporter for over 30 years, and an important part of its long-lived tradition of giving is the organization's annual scholarship awards presented to deserving high school...
| Aug 2, 2013
Monday, Aug. 5
Movie time The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "Paranorman" (rated PG) at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-...