| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Rebounding from near-collapse four years ago, the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs are more plentiful than they've been in nearly two decades, with a record crop of young, Maryland officials announced Thursday.
The annual winter survey of Maryland and...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:24 PM
The weather was weird: it started out fall-like and beautiful for the opening Haddad Windham Invitational, the Hartford Riverfront Festival had to be moved to Keney Park because of flooding from Hurricane Irene, it was 80 degrees and humid for the Wickham...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
If you're going down to Ocean City on Friday to enjoy a quiet off-season stay, you may notice something overhead.
And it's not the steel beams of the Bay Bridge or the beautiful blue skies.
Instead, it's likely to be a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The National Hurricane Center is looking for a new director.
After four storm seasons, Bill Read is calling quits as head of the hurricane center, prompting a national search for his replacement.
“I’ve done pretty much all I set out to do in...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:28 AM
A Virginia Institute of Marine Science geology professor will discuss earthquakes on Thursday, placing in its historic and geologic context the August temblor that rumbled beneath Virginia.
The 5.8 magnitude earthquake, hitting just days before Hurricane...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Remember the municipal panic that set in when flooding from Hurricane Irene put a stall in the delivery of Berger Cookies.
It just goes to show you, you can never be too prepared. Berger Cookies are available for ordering online, packed in two-pound...
| Dec 2, 2011
AACC schedule revision
Anne Arundel Community College has revised its fall academic calendar to make up for days lost because of Hurricane Irene. All four of the college's fall sessions will be extended by two or three days, and some exam schedules may...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:30 AM
People are angry over the slow pace of restoring power following Hurricane Irene and the snow storms last winter. But BGE employees worked 130-hour weeks, and I'm sure the phone company was just as busy. People were brought in from 12 other states to...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:19 AM
Want to see the entire 2011 hurricane season - and all 19 of its storms - in 4.5 minutes?
Check out the attached video, furnished by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Thanks to satellite imagery, it shows how the clouds seem to boil...