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  • A bit of education will enhance your appreciation of oysters

    A bit of education will enhance your appreciation of oysters
    One of the world’s most diverse and intriguing foods, the oyster is heavily influenced in its development and flavor by where it is grown. As the location of a vineyard can change the taste and texture of a grape -- a concept known as terroir --...
  • 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...
  • Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced

    Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced
    The Obama administration announced Tuesday that farmers in the Chesapeake Bay region can vie for a share of $400 million available nationwide for reducing erosion and polluted runoff from fields and feedlots. Robert Bonnie, undersecretary for natural...
  • 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...
  • Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted

    Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted
    Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution. A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
  • EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort

    EPA finds progress, shortfalls in Bay cleanup effort
    While Maryland and most other Chesapeake Bay states are making decent progress in reducing pollution fouling the estuary, Pennsylvania is "substantially off track" and will receive additional federal help and backup action if necessary, the...
  • Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

    Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places
    Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say. Phosphorus is one of two pollutants blamed...