| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme.
"The goal was to make this a more open...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Given the sacrosanct aura that's developed around pretty much everything to do with the Beatles over the past half-century, it seems unbelievable that anything related to the Fab Four might have ever gone missing through the decades.
But in coming up...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Bethlehem will apply for a grant to help fund planned renovations to Monocacy Park and Illick's Mill, but the grant will delay the project by a year.
During Tuesday's regular meeting, City Council members approved a resolution authorizing Ralph Carp,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
"Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab.
The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:04 AM
The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:19 PM
After 10 years of working to restore the Orland Grassland, Bill Fath is excited about the landscape he sees taking shape.
"You can just see all these wonderful prairie species, and it's just a wonderful thing to see, it really is," said Fath, a...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Every two weeks, a swath of Louisiana the size of this city's French Quarter vanishes into the Gulf of Mexico. Since the 1930s, the state has lost nearly 1,900 square miles, a quarter of its coastal land area.
For decades, oil and gas companies cut...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Howard County government and developer Howard Hughes Corp. have agreed to a five-year, $19-million renovation plan for Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday.
Renovation is expected to be complete in 2019...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:04 PM
The flow of sand on the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan is out of balance, creating serious erosion in some places and too much sand in others, experts say.
After decades of treating the problem at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in a more or less...
| May 20, 2014
Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen.
Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Residents who have been out of their homes since their Charles Village street collapsed in April will be allowed to return this week, city officials said Sunday.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will contact residents today to schedule appointments to...