| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I was happy to see that National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli wrote about the important activities that we, as individuals and as a society, can do to protect the environment, without once mentioning the impossible goal of "stopping climate change" ("...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Since Hagerstown Community College received a $1.25 million U.S. Department of Education grant to start an Upward Bound program in fall 2012, 48 local high school students have been recruited to participate.
The free program is designed to increase...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Cars began lining up before 7 a.m. to get into the parking lots at M&T Bank Stadium for the shuttle bus ride to Fort McHenry and the Blue Angels air show.
Yellow school buses stretched from Camden Yards to beyond the football stadium to handle the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:15 PM
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Baltimore's Inner Harbor is about to dramatically enlarge one of its newest attractions — one meant to draw crabs and fish as well as tourists.
For weeks now, teams of young and adult volunteers have been assembling what promoters say will be...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Having just spent a very busy weekend with adorable, 4-year-old twin girls who were visiting with my nephew, I was extremely interested in the sight-seeing tips from Jill Smokler, the Baltimore-based Scary Mommy blogger who recently released...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The Baltimore skyline is iconic: The National Aquarium's blue waves and the World Trade Center's five-sided building have been depicted in places as varied as Robert McClintock paintings and local body art. The Domino Sugar sign is — well, it's...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:37 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Open in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Closed in Baltimore City; Baltimore and Carroll counties.
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:19 PM
Harford County Public Library recently unveiled the expansion of its LEAP: Learn, Explore and Play science kit collection.
According to a library news release, LEAP kits consist of high quality science equipment, materials and resources, and use play...