| Aug 27, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula.
The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Feeling crabby? Head on across the Bay Bridge to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort's second annual Crab Week – actually 14 days — featuring crab-themed activities and a five-course tasting menu from celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:54 PM
When Ted Wycall started his organic farm in Salisbury five years ago, scarce rain was not a part of his calculations.
But after surviving a serious drought last year, Wycall and his 200-acre Greenbranch Farm, and his fellow farmers across the Lower...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:23 AM
As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon.
Worcester County also...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:10 PM
“Butt-skiing backwards is on my leap list.”
This week “The Bachelor” faced tough competition from “Gossip Girl” (Sarah’s favorite) and the promising newJ.J. Abrams’ show “Alcatraz.” But just...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:18 PM
The largest load of sugar ever delivered to Domino Sugar's Baltimore refinery arrives aboard a ship on Monday.
The Domino Sugars refinery will make history Monday morning when it is scheduled to receive the largest single raw sugar shipment ever to a...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:29 PM
— Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty.
But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Concrete that once blocked fish from swimming up the Patapsco River to spawn has a new life as home for aquatic creatures at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay.
Water cannons blasted chunks of the demolished Simkins Dam off a barge Wednesday, completing...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:53 PM
A half-mile or so from the highest point on the Bay Bridge, heading east on U.S. 50 toward Kent Island, you can see a large green house at the water's edge, its 60-foot pier jutting into the bay.
The waterfront home of Ells and Jeanne Snyder is on a...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
They're calling it "unsettled" weather out in Sterling. It's a complex set of low-pressure systems in eastern Canada and the Great Lakes, and an approaching cold front, which is forecast to stall across the forecast area and return as a......
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro.
Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it.
The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup.
"If you acted up, she...