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  • Oct. 13 Letters: Hampton police, Mark Warner, Ed Gillespie, Washington football, Scott Rigell, bay restoration

    Efficient practices? It seems that in the last few years, with tight city budgets, our city services would look to decrease waste and increase efficiencies, but this does not seem to be the case with our police department. I have noticed over the course...
  • For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake

    For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake
    More than three decades ago, 22-year-old Annapolis native Andy Teeling climbed aboard his 16-foot dory and embarked on an ambitious journey to circumnavigate the 450-mile coastline of the Delmarva Peninsula in a rowboat. After two months of rowing...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 12 Boat show The annual U.S. Sailboat Show will be held 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday at the Annapolis City Dock. Now in its 45th year, the nation's oldest and largest in-water sailboat show attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts...
  • Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore

    Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore
    Several environmental groups will be cleaning up parts of Baltimore Saturday to drum up support for a city bill that would add a surcharge for using disposable plastic bags. The groups — who argue that disposable plastic bags make up a significant...
  • Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development

    Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development
    Andrea Moran recently joined the Newport News Tourism Development Office as a tourism specialist, replacing James Dean, who is now working as manager of the Virginia Welcome Center in New Kent. Moran will be responsible for promoting the city to state...
  • Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]

    Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]
    The new Waters of the U.S. rule is designed to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects a variety of important waters, including seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near rivers and streams. Getting it implemented will depend on...
  • Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay

    Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay
    The forecast for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer finally bore out last month — at least for the upper bay. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported the eighth largest dead zone on record for early August, a 1.32-...
  • Nationally recognized Peasley science teacher takes hands-on approach to classroom

    GLOUCESTER – For Peasley Middle School science teacher Sherry Rollins, preparing for a new school year is a labor of love. In addition to lesson plans and textbooks, Rollins' classroom prep includes hauling gallons of water, bringing in a...
  • Chesapeake Bay oysters featured in new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign

    Chesapeake Bay oysters featured in new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign
    Salty … with sweetness and a smooth finish. That's the regional flavor of Tidewater oysters as they're now being touted in a new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign launched Tuesday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, part of his long-term effort to build a "new...
  • Rain inspires new Hogan attack on Brown

    Rain inspires new Hogan attack on Brown
    Discussing the weather might once have been an alternative to arguing about politics, but not in Maryland in 2014. Before the front that brought torrential rains to Maryland Tuesday had even passed, it became the basis for an attack by Republican...
  • Researchers see link between fish sex changes, chemical pollution

    At first she was surprised. Then she was disturbed. Now she's a little alarmed. Each time a different batch of male fish with eggs in their testes shows up in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Vicki Blazer's eyebrow arches a bit higher. In the latest study,...