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  • Former Howard County farm envisioned for children's garden

    Former farmland near the heart of Columbia would become a children's garden and "early childhood education nature center" if a citizens group is successful in persuading Howard County officials to carry out the project. The land is part of a 300-acre...
  • Havre de Grace lighthouse will again be a stop on statewide Lighthouse Challenge

    Havre de Grace lighthouse will again be a stop on statewide Lighthouse Challenge
    A statewide event will once again shine a light on Havre de Grace's historic Concord Point Lighthouse. Hundreds of lighthouse enthusiasts will descend on the prominent monument at the tip of the city's Promenade, which will be spotlighted during the...
  • Forecast: More rain, flash flood warning

    The National Weather Service was calling for showers and possibly a thunderstorm in the Baltimore area on Thursday, with a high of 82 degrees and east winds of 3 to 8 miles per hour. The chance of rain is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts of between...
  • Harford, Cecil prepare for possible 'historic' flooding

    A state of emergency was declared Thursday afternoon in Harford County, mandatory evacuations were ordered and schools were closed as communities along the churning Susquehanna River braced for historic flooding in the wake of Tropical Storm Lee. The...
  • Ryleigh's OysterFest dates announced

    Ryleigh's OysterFest dates announced
    Ryleigh's Oyster in Federal Hill has released details of its annual OysterFest celebration. The kickoff event is the Oct. 6 Oyster Ball, a benefit for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The weekend festival begins in...
  • Forecast: Showers, possible thunderstorms; high 81

    The National Weather Service was calling for showers on Friday in the Baltimore area and possible thunderstorms after noon. The high temperature was expected to be 81 degrees, with calm winds becoming northeast around 5 miles per hour. The chance of...
  • Flood cresting lower, earlier

    Flood cresting lower, earlier
    Officials in Port Deposit said Saturday that 30 floodgates remained open at the Conowingo Dam as water steadily receded, though the town remained under its mandatory evacuation. "It's looking a lot better than yesterday," said Mike Dixon, Cecil County...
  • Susquehanna crest Saturday may not be as bad as feared, Harford officials say

    Susquehanna crest Saturday may not be as bad as feared, Harford officials say
    Harford and Cecil counties are still preparing for what officials say could be more severe flooding from the Susquehanna River below Conowingo Dam. But, Harford offiicials also got some good news late Friday morning that the worst flooding expected to...
  • Columbia's nature center is a front door to suburban landscape

    Columbia's nature center is a front door to suburban landscape
    Where do bats live? What do spiders eat? How old is the forest? The answers to those and many other questions can be found at the James and Anne Robinson Nature Center, a $17.6 million educational facility that opened this month in Columbia. With two...
  • EPA rule seeks to curb long-distance air pollution

    EPA rule seeks to curb long-distance air pollution
    In a sweeping move aimed at curbing long-distance air pollution that afflicts the health of 240 million Americans — including Marylanders — the Environmental Protection Agency is ordering power plants across much of the eastern United States...
  • After Sept. 11 attacks, Navy's 2001 players knew war was next for them

    After Sept. 11 attacks, Navy's 2001 players knew war was next for them
    As a senior in high school outside Pittsburgh, Ed Malinowski was the quarterback on an undefeated team. His parents were both English teachers. So when he entered the Naval Academy during his plebe summer in 1998, he wasn't thinking much beyond playing...
  • Forecast: Mostly sunny, high 85

    The National Weather Service was calling for Monday to be mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 85 degrees and winds becoming westerly about 6 miles per hour. There is a 30 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after...