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  • 50 picture-perfect fall getaways

    50 picture-perfect fall getaways
    As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
  • A surging river still needs protection

    It's had its ups and downs since long before there was a Harford County, a Maryland or even a person of European heritage living on its banks. The Susquehanna River just experienced one of those ups, and it'll be on the slow way down for at least...
  • Arundel starts criminal prosecutions in environmental cases

    To further deter violations of environmental laws, Anne Arundel County officials are trying a new tactic: bringing criminal charges as well as levying civil fines. The first such companion cases in the county were filed in recent weeks. The county...
  • Chesapeake Bay effort faulted for lack of common goals

    Chesapeake Bay effort faulted for lack of common goals
    A new report says the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort is handicapped by the failure so far of the federal government and bay watershed states to agree on common goals for reviving the troubled estuary. The Government Accountability Office, a...
  • Harford's history making 'birdmen' remembered 100 years later

    Harford's history making 'birdmen' remembered 100 years later
    The story of Calbraith Perry Rodgers Jr. and his Vin Fiz Flyer isn't just one about flying transcontinental when it seemed to be an impossible feat. And, it isn't just a story about the exploits of a member of a prestigious military family hailing from...
  • Golf: Mustangs pick up win over Rising Sun, Aberdeen

    The C. Milton Wright golf team picked up a tri-match victory Thursday on the greens at Chesapeake Bay-Rising Sun Golf Course. The Mustangs scored 213 to edge host Rising Sun's 218. Aberdeen was a distant third with 315. CMW was led by the threesome of...
  • Forecast: Partly sunny, high 67

    The National Weather Service was calling for Friday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 67 degrees and north winds around 8 miles per hour. A small craft advisory is in effect for most of the Chesapeake Bay and the lower tidal...
  • Monday forecast: Partly sunny, high near 71

    The National Weather Service was calling for Monday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 71 and northeast winds between 5 and 7 miles per hour becoming southerly. A coastal flood advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. Monday for the...
  • O'Malley's Smart Growth power grab

    O'Malley's Smart Growth power grab
    Smart Growth or partisan planning? That is the question an increasing number of county and municipal officials throughout Maryland are asking. The issue that spurred this debate is the new "PlanMaryland" idea presented by Gov. Martin O'Malley at the...
  • Engagement: Kate Livie to wed Ben Ford

    Peggy Joseph Ford and John Ford, of Easton, have announced the engagement of their son, Ben Ford, to Kate Livie, of Chestertown. The bride to be is the daughter of the late Kent County Commissioner Scott Livie and Robin Bayne, of Chestertown. Livie is...
  • Forecast: Cloudy, high 76, chance of morning showers

    The National Weather Service was calling for Tuesday to be cloudy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 76 degrees and southwest winds around 7 miles per hour. There is a 60 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. A coastal flood advisory is...
  • Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Program gives presentation during Bush River Community Council's September meeting

    After taking a brief hiatus in July and August, the Bush River Community Council was back in full swing Monday evening at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center. Denise Lynch, administrative specialist for the comprehensive planning division for the planning...