| May 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
We applaud the National Aquarium in Baltimore for considering closing its dolphin exhibition and moving its eight dolphins to a seaside sanctuary to live out the rest of their lives ("National Aquarium asks for feedback on dolphins, future plans," May 17)...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:35 AM
At noon on Saturday, a group of activists is scheduled to gather outside the National Aquarium in Baltimore as part of a world-wide "Empty the Tanks" protest against what organizers decry as the exploitation of dolphins for public entertainment. The...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Dozens of volunteers showed up for the National Aquarium's annual dolphin count Friday morning in Ocean City but the sun was a no-show, leading to nearly zero visibility of the mammals from shore.
Chuck Erbe, a 12-year volunteer coordinator from Ocean...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:27 AM
At the State Department's "Our Ocean" conference last week, President Barack Obama announced new plans to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing. Increased transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain is a critical next step in sustaining...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees.
Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The National Aquarium will expand its sustainable seafood efforts with a new endowed program, it announced on Monday.
The National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program will include enhanced education programs for consumers about sustainable seafood...
| Jul 4, 2014
Sunday, July 6
First Sunday Arts Festival The event from noon to 5 p.m. will feature crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:04 PM
An anonymous benefactor planted small bundles of cash around Baltimore on Saturday, posting clues online in a sort of city-wide scavenger hunt.
The man behind the Twitter account @IHidTheCash said he was inspired by a similar philanthropist in California...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Two decades worth of rain, sun, wind and dirt had so faded and chipped the mural of life-size whales that many of the thousands of daily commuters who travel the busy section of Russell Street likely didn't notice the massive piece of art.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
— The Obama administration announced Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States — a move designed to crack down on illegal fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems.
Secretary of State John Kerry, who is...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Thomas M. Gibbons, former president and CEO of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Cos. who also served on boards of business and educational institutions, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at The Terraces of Bonita Springs Retirement Community in...