| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary C. Alan Walker announced today that Northeastern Pennsylvania businesses will receive Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits for donating more than $600,000 to support flood relief...
| 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 30, 2011
| 2:22 PM
It was the year of the storm — and not just because of all that snow, rain and wind. The state's budget battle led to a union showdown and the largest tax increase in Connecticut's history. Troubled local police departments weathered internal...
| 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 2, 2012
| 3:13 PM
With many Potomac Edison meter readers assigned to other duties after Hurricane Irene in late August and again two months later after the late October snowstorm, some customers might have noticed more estimated bills in recent months than usual, Potomac...
| 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 7, 2012
| 7:10 PM
If you've heard about sinkholes swallowing homes recently and you're worried yours could be next, you're not alone. The Lehigh Valley is susceptible to sinkholes, and the blows Mother Nature dealt last year didn't help.
With the recent spate of...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Baltimore's Inner Harbor is about to dramatically enlarge one of its newest attractions — one meant to draw crabs and fish as well as tourists.
For weeks now, teams of young and adult volunteers have been assembling what promoters say will be...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:40 AM
Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.
A fall survey of oyster bars ...