The ocean isn't responsible for what it does. More and more we are. The longer we refuse to recognize this and the longer we refuse to do anything to meaningfully limit the changes (it already is too late to stop them), the more urgent it is to take steps to mitigate the damage. Saving our history by adequately funding the Maryland Historical Trust is one, very low-cost way.
With some facing up to 40 days away from their homes, Charles Village residents criticize the city and CSX for failing to heed their complaints about problems with East 26th Street, which collapsed in a heap of stones, dirt and automobiles onto the adjacent train tracks.
A CSX freight train reportedly carrying 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, dumping at least some of its load on the ground surrounding the tracks, according to the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department.
Theodore A. "Ted" Dietz, a former shipyard electrician who earned the sobriquet of "40 Watts Dietz" from his fellow volunteer crew members during the restoration of the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Feb. 3 from heart failure at his Severna Park home. He was 91.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Tucked behind a ruined grain elevator at a pier along an industrial stretch of Baltimore's waterfront lies a still-gleaming white vessel that was once one of the nation's proudest maritime achievements — the only nuclear cargo and passenger ship ever built in the United States.