| May 7, 2013
The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:11 PM
If this past week was not a wake-up call to make sure you are financially prepared to survive a natural disaster, what is?
Marylanders barely had time to get over the earthquake last Tuesday before they had to brace for Hurricane Irene over the weekend....
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:56 AM
South Florida drivers were paying a buck more for a gallon of gasoline in July than what they were paying a year ago, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
South Florida consumers were also paying 40 percent more in July than the U.S. city...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 1:43 PM
ArtServe, which helps creative types develop the marketing and business skills they need to actually make a go of it as working artists, seemed as good a place as any to take the pulse of the art community. Also, as good a place as any to score free...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Noah Tyson of Highlonesome
The Poorhouse has been cleaned up for a few years now. Gone are the days when the women’s bathroom would leak foul-smelling water out onto the floor by the back bar. Indeed, the back bar itself is gone, replaced by a...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Young sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene may need some help.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the storm may have tossed them from the mats of seaweed that serve as their home when they first enter the ocean. The commission...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 12:30 PM
So many storms, so few hits.
That pretty much sums up the 2011 Atlantic storm season. Except one of those hits was Hurricane Irene, which triggered the worst flooding in decades in 10 states along the East Coast, including New York and New Jersey. The...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:46 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach.
—In a nutshell...
| Sep 2, 2011
You can't plan for Hurricane Irene any more, but the hurricane season is just beginning and you can plan for the next one. Any time you prepay for any travel service, you have money at risk, and you want to make sure that if a future hurricane threatens...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:40 PM
The Baltimore Grand Prix lurched toward its starting line Thursday as downtown was consumed by the chaos of last-minute preparations for the three-day event.
Wide-scale road closings began to take effect, preparing the race course along downtown...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Race organizer and promoter Jay Davidson said there were two reasons for the delay to the start of Friday's activities for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix -- last week's weather, and giving Baltimore residents as much access to the roads as possible...