Prepare for the worst, hope for the best. As Hurricane Florence increases in intensity and bears down on the East Coast, expected to make landfall Thursday evening or Friday morning near the Carolinas, its effects will be felt on Maryland and Carroll County.
Representatives of Harford County Climate Action make it clear for the County Council that human activity is driving climate change, and that Harford County faces significant dangers in the coming decades.
Two weeks ago today, there was gridlock on both sides of the Susquehanna River, the likes of which has never been seen. Everyone has a horror story, or knows someone with a similar tale, of how many hours it took to make a routine trip usually measured in minutes.
Congressional lawmakers were scrambling Tuesday to reach agreement on a funding measure to avert a government shutdown at week’s end and address several agenda items — from a children’s health insurance program to immigration — that have stalled for months.
The Trump administration’s recent decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans living in the country for nearly two decades has made life uncomfortable for some 20,000 Salvadorans living in Maryland under the same status.
The view from the observation deck over a meadow of brown marsh grasses would make a nice postcard. Eagles roost on tall pines, muskrats burrow in mounds of mud and straw, and black ducks splash in a pond.
Property values in Maryland increased in the latest round of state assessments, but at a slower rate than previous years, reflecting a lull in price growth that hit the local housing market in recent years.
Katherine Berry has worked with the Carroll County Board of Elections since 2006 and was appointed election director for the county in 2015. If early voting is any indication — Berry said nearly 14 percent of registered voters in Carroll took part in early voting — a lot of democratic enthusiasm should be on display at the polls on Tuesday. The Times caught up with Berry to see how the Board of Elections will keep the polls running smoothing and securely on Election Day.
The city of Laurel continues to honor those who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa. on Sept. 11, 2001, while educating the community on emergency preparedness in both man-made and natural disasters.
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and activist Kim Trueheart will face off April 26 in the Democratic primary for the council president. They're two of seven candidates running for the seat, including Republicans, third party and unaffiliated challengers.
The Baltimore area of the United States Postal Service canceled deliveries Saturday, Sunday and Monday due to unsafe driving and walking conditions for their workers. Today, letter carriers went back to work, bringing mail and packages to residents throughout the county.
President Barack Obama toured a drug rehab and met with former inmates Monday in the rough-and-tumble city of Newark, N.J., calling on the nation to ensure those regaining their freedom get a second chance instead of a return ticket to prison. Although his visit boosted his campaign for a criminal justice overhaul, it also pulled the president into a war of words with presidential candidate and GOP Gov. Chris Christie.
The long-term benefits of building a stronger coast will far outweigh initial costs when it comes to protecting communities, sustaining wildlife and lessening the financial impact of damages resulting from future intense storms.
Determined to maintain a traditional fishing community that's nearly 400 years old, Smith Islanders come together behind a "vision plan" that spells out ideas for fending off rising Chesapeake Bay waters and the erosion of their population and way of life.
A new mobile fuel pod will be used throughout Howard County to transport fuel during emergency responses, County Executive Allan Kittleman announced Wednesday, as an effort to support routine county operations.
Frisbee the squirrel's curiosity and intelligence ¿ two qualities that Diana Woltereck has always admired in squirrels ¿ live on in "Frisbee's Adventures," which Woltereck says was inspired by all the squirrels she has cared for and observed around the world.
There is one model that stands out from the rest in predicting Hurricane Joaquin will never turn toward U.S. coastline -- and it's the same one that for days called Superstorm Sandy's drive into the New Jersey shore.
This year, Idlewylde United Methodist Church, at 1000 Regester Avenue, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. To mark the occasion, it has been hosting a series of programs open to the community, from concerts to picnics.
Only a year into their mission, the National Center for Citizen Safety is staying "survivor strong" as its members diligently raise public awareness of safety protocols in citizen responses to domestic terrorism like the 2014 Columbia mall shooting in preparation for their Survivor Strong 5k Run & Walk on Aug. 30 in Columbia.
Although it has been in use for two months, today marks the official opening of the MG Henry C. Evans Readiness Center in Westminster, which has been renovated and expanded on a 10-acre location on Hahn Road.
The Youth Group from Towson Presbyterian Church, many of whom live in Rodgers Forge, West Towson and Wiltondale, along with Associate Pastor Joel Strom, Rodgers Forge resident, traveled to Long Beach, N.Y., June 27 through July 4, in partnership with the non-profit organization Next Step Ministries to help rebuild areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
By Karen Arnett de Rodriguez and Krodasad@gmail.com