Six people have been charged since the start of this month with illegally catching striped bass in federal waters more than three miles off the coast of Ocean City, according to the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
With an increase in the number of permits given out and a record number of bears killed during last month's five-day Maryland black bear hunt came another high mark — arrests made for illegal baiting and other violations.
Robert and Kristen Trombero, the owners Churchville Stables, LLC in Churchville, were presented with the 2012 Conservation Farmer of the Year award during the Harford Soil Conservation District's annual banquet Thursday night at the Level Fire Hall.
Howard County is working on what officials call its "infrastructure," but the project doesn't involve bulldozers, road crews, or loads of steel and asphalt. This "infrastructure" of woods, fields and waterways existed before there was a county — the task now is to keep it.
"Zoning is all about maintaining a proper balance between community concerns and property rights," according to 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk. Last week, the representative for Arbutus, Catonsville and Lansdowne areas nearly matched his approval of requests for a change in zoning of a property in his district with his denials for a zoning change.
Catonsville resident named executive director of Maryland Agricultural Resource Council located at Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture in Hunt Valley. The council assists farmers. Kelly Carneal Dudeck formerly served as director of 1000 Friends of Maryland.
Swift-water rescue teams spent hours searching for a man in the Chesapeake Bay near the Perryman area of Harford County late Sunday and planned to resume the search Monday morning, according to a Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association spokesman.
Critics say businesses that cater to tubers on the Big Gunpowder Falls are creating "a super-highway of tubing," defiled by trash and noise that is ruining an area designated by the state as wild land and recognized by national fishing groups as a blue-ribbon trout stream.
Richard N. Novotny Sr., former executive director of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, died Sunday of kidney failure at ivy Hall Geriatric & Rehabilitation Center Nursing Home in Middle river. He was 67.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
For the second and final day, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will have a community input meeting about the potential removal of Bloede Dam at Catonsville Library from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is continuing a years-long effort to clear the Patapsco River of dams that have outlived their original industrial uses and now turns its attention to the Bloede dam, the largest and most significant of them all.
Columbia Gas Transmission's underground pipeline runs alongside David Raymond's house in Cockeysville today as it did when he bought the place 30 years ago, quietly delivering natural gas to Baltimore County and beyond without incident. Still, Raymond stands with dozens of others, including the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, state legislators and the Gunpowder Riverkeeper, raising questions or in outright opposition to a proposal for a new line running along much the same route from
The boaters, 41-year-old Richard L. Moore and 49-year-old Daniel V. Graves, were reported missing at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Maryland Natural Resources Police said. They were last seen in an 18-foot tan camouflage Polar craft boat near Clay Island about 8:30 p.m. Saturday.