| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:13 PM
More than 70 percent of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams are falling short of water quality goals, according to a report released Tuesday.
The "Bay Barometer" report is issued annually by the Chesapeake Bay Program, the federal-state...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:53 PM
This could well be a winter of discontent for the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.
Only a few of the leaders of the 30-year effort are expected to show up in Washington Thursday for an annual review of how it's going. While Gov. Martin O'Malley will be there, his...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In recent testimony before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman inaccurately depicted her county and others in Maryland as unsuspecting victims of a 2012 state law dealing with "stormwater utility fees." The fact is...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains in a serious slump for the second straight year, with the number of females dropping to a dangerously low level, officials announced Thursday.
Severe winter weather, not overfishing, is largely to blame,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Baltimore has joined with other major U.S. cities in defending the federal government's authority to impose a "pollution diet" on the Chesapeake Bay.
New York City, with sign-ons from Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Garden tour in Gloucester
The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia.
Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want.
And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:56 AM
So, the United States can still respond quickly when democratic norms are trampled by a dictatorial power abroad. Good for Ukraine. Too bad Washington doesn't seem to care when the trampling occurs right here at home — at least not when the U.S. gas...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Hundreds of acres of Maryland farmland that are protected from development at taxpayer expense could be turned into commercial wind or solar energy farms under legislation before the General Assembly.
Farm groups and the O'Malley administration...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Key senators have put language in the state budget bill that would stall Maryland's efforts to limit one of the Chesapeake Bay's main pollutants, phosphorus.
The amendment by the Budget & Taxation Committee would prohibit the state from issuing new...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:22 PM
From now through April 11, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation is accepting entries for the 11th annual watershed photo contest, and it sure would be nice, when all is said and done, to see some of the scenes of the upper Bay featured.
Also billed as the Save...