| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Schools from Ocean City to Garrett County are struggling to put in place two major shifts in education policy this year, with teachers working longer hours and sometimes feeling overwhelmed, according to a survey released Wednesday by the state teachers...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:47 AM
There was a time when cougars roamed Harford County, then again, it may have been in the times before there was a Harford County, strictly speaking.
Harford County was split off from Baltimore County in 1773, and there's a reasonable chance there were...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Some very big cats may have been roaming the neighborhoods around Abingdon Elementary School in the middle of the night Tuesday into early Wednesday morning, according to a report made to Harford County's 911 Center.
Someone called 911 at 12:54 a.m....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Maryland hunters have killed considerably more turkeys and deer than this time last year because of better conditions, the Department of Natural Resources said late last week.
Hunters completed the early portions of the archery and muzzleloader deer...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The call for the wild is being heard again across Maryland — though not everyone welcomes it.
More than a decade after the last addition to the state's network of wildlands, Department of Natural Resources officials have proposed a major expansion...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Take a drive through Maryland's countryside and you'll see that the vibrant reds, yellow and oranges of fall foliage are nearing their peak for the season.
High levels of color were being reported along the Interstate 95 corridor and in points west as...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Hurricane Sandy blew the waters of the Little Annemessex River into living rooms across the Somerset County town of Crisfield one year ago, displacing hundreds of families, some still homeless a year later.
Their numbers began to shrink Monday when...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Achieving its increased quota of 95 to 130 black bears in this year's annual hunt should not be difficult after the most productive first day since the event was revived in 2004.
A total of 41 bears were killed Monday, according to Paul Peditto,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:12 AM
As much as a couple of inches of snow fell across parts of Western Maryland on Wednesday as cold air settles over the mid-Atlantic region. The chill prompted a freeze watch for points north and west of Baltimore.
A light snow fell over the morning...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:08 AM
A year ago, Hurricane Sandy was imminent, and now 12 months later, signs of recovery from the storm remain in Crisfield and Garrett County.
In Crisfield, charity workers will on Monday dedicate the first two houses to be rebuilt since Sandy's winds...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Pasadena resident Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton of Easton stand on a wooden overlook at the edge of a shallow pond at Wooten's Landing Park in the Harwood area of southern Anne Arundel.
It's silent, except for animals. On a whim, Brighton asks Hubick...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Forecasts of sunny skies are combining with falling gas prices and an apparent "pent-up demand" for getaways to put Maryland on course for its busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the end of the recession.
AAA Mid-Atlantic is projecting that 678,...