| May 23, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Mathews County is considered a destination for those looking for a difference pace of life, as the Middle Peninsula county has grown more popular in recent years with retirees and other transplants. Still, fewer than 9,000 people remain spread over 85...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Summer is nearly here, and during those hot-weather months, kids across the Mid-Atlantic will explore their local rivers or the Chesapeake Bay for the first time. They'll find lush riparian zones, herons stalking shallow-water prey, crayfish hiding in...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:59 PM
SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot.
Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual."
Bay scientists and...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Advocates for a host of Maryland interests — from the Chesapeake Bay to the defense industry — said Wednesday they are anxiously watching whether the election will change the political landscape here despite early indications that it...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The Chesapeake Bay region's fledgling pollution "trading" programs are getting an infusion of federal funds aimed at encouraging farmers to participate.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it's awarding five grants totaling $2.6 $2....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 1:16 PM
The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's season-opening concerts will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by British pianist Michael Roll for...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Federal regulators have given a thumbs-up to Maryland's plan for helping restore the ailing Chesapeake Bay, but say state officials still need to follow through with measures to reduce polluted urban and suburban runoff.
Shawn M. Garvin, mid-Atlantic...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 12:04 AM
On Saturday, June 16, the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) hosts the Hampton Environmental Summit 2012 at the Northampton Community Center. The theme of this year's free event, taking place 10-3 p.m., is "Keeping the Crab in Crab Town."
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The bankruptcy filing by the owner of Sparrows Point casts yet another cloud over the future of steel-making there, but spokespeople for RG Steel and the Maryland Department of the Environment both say it should have no effect on the cleanup of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Pennsylvanians are debating whether the Susquehanna River - the Chesapeake Bay's leading source of fresh water - should be declared "impaired" because of mysterious illnesses and declines in its fish.
Lancaster Online reports that the Pennsylvania Fish...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Contrary to the views of one reader ("Maryland fertilizer regs leave a bad odor," June 7), proposed regulations recently submitted to the Maryland Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review are not about "demonizing manure." These...