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  • December: Guilty plea in 2010 Bel Air murder; teacher bonus bungled

    December: Guilty plea in 2010 Bel Air murder; teacher bonus bungled
    A 21-year-old Parkville man received a 25-year sentence for the July 18, 2010 shooting death of Derrick Maxey Jr. in the parking lot of the American Legion Post on Bond Street in Bel Air. Rakim Raid Muhammad pleaded guilty to second degree murder and use...
  • New for 2012: Cleaner air

    New for 2012: Cleaner air
    Whether casting a line in a Maryland stream or a lake in the most remote reaches of this country, a fisherman would be hard-pressed to catch a fish that does not contain mercury. Indeed, most recent studies suggest that it might be impossible. Is this...
  • Chesapeake Bay advocates seek $300M in bonds

    Chesapeake Bay advocates seek $300M in bonds
    Unhappy with Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed budget, Chesapeake Bay advocates have renewed their call for a $300 million bond package to clean up the beleaguered estuary. “It certainly would signal that the McDonnell administration is making...
  • Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!

    Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!
    The year 2011 was the year of development. From a huge cost underestimate on Bob Hope Airport’s massive transit center, to news that Walmart was coming to town, to the clog of a large-scale revamp of the Golden State (5) Freeway corridor, the pang...
  • Smart meters, parade floats and political upsets: 2011 in review

    Smart meters, parade floats and political upsets: 2011 in review
    Coyotes and Capote, political comebacks and smart meters, as well as controversy and intrigue in the quaint, but not-so-sleepy community of Montrose, gave us a year that included a fascinating set of story lines that will continue to reverberate into...
  • Tony helps you get the New Year right

    Readers, have you made your New Year's resolutions yet? Of course you have! You are the kind of energetic, decisive, "can-do" folks who never procrastinate, unlike me. I still haven't decided on my resolutions for 2009. Yes, you have resolved this year...
  • Portions of Deal Island WMA will reopen Jan. 4

    Portions of Deal Island WMA will reopen Jan. 4
    Portions of the Deal Island WMA that was closed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resouces last month because of the illegal distribution of waterfowl bait will reopen Wednesday. Small grains discovered in a marshy dump area west of Riley Roberts...
  • On Break: Nature camp nurtures love of conservation

    NEWPORT BEACH — Made of sticks wrapped with silver duct tape, the toy boat looked more like an arts and crafts paperweight than a seafaring vessel. But 11-year-old Henry Eo's cheers of delight rang loud and clear as his handmade boat stayed above...
  • What happens to Christmas trees once Christmas is over?

    What happens to Christmas trees once Christmas is over?
    For most of you, buying a Christmas tree only happens once a year. But for others, including tree farmers, it’s a year round process. Farmers tell News 7 that they try to not have any leftover trees simply because they hate to waste. But for...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    Annapolis Language Bank Volunteers who are fluent in a second language are needed to welcome area visitors who might have difficulty communicating in English. Volunteers also are called upon by Public Safety officials, health organizations, hospitals,...
  • Nearly $2 million in grants to restore Eastern Shore habitat

    Nearly $2 million in federal grants have been awarded to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore, including a portion to enhance wildlife habitat on a 950-acre former bird sanctuary whose owner just donated the development rights to the state....