A proposed buyout of Smith Island homeowners to help them escape future damage from tropical storms and rising waters has been dropped amid vocal resistance from residents of the low-lying community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.
With Smith island slowly shrinking and sinking into the bay, the state is considering using $2 million of the federal storm recovery aid to buy out islanders who want to sell their homes and move to the mainland.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday named an executive with a disaster response company to lead Baltimore's Department of Transportation at a time when the agency continues to struggle with its beleaguered speed camera program.
Weather disasters including tornadoes, the derecho storm and Hurricane Sandy caused at least $48 million in property and crop damages in Maryland last year, the costliest since 2003, according to data released Thursday.
WASHINGTON — In addition to having a hand on the nation's checkbook, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski is reaping a political reward from her new assignment as chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee: A significant increase in campaign cash.
Employees at the Aberdeen Proving Ground office of New Jersey-based information technology firm Symbolic Systems Inc. – many who have ties to the Garden State – have helped raise $11,000 for Superstorm Sandy relief programs in New Jersey.
At the Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps 2013 Awards Banquet, Jeremy Mothershed urged members to "strive to do what is best for our service, our organization and most importantly, our citizens of this great city...
With the first major winter storm in two years approaching the Baltimore area, Baltimore County officials said Monday evening they will be providing updates on the storm¿s progress and their response on the county website and social media accounts.
A late-season storm was forecast to bring the first significant snowfall in Baltimore in two years Wednesday, prompting worries about travel difficulties and power outages from the wet, heavy flakes and strong wind.