RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Calvert County

Calvert County
A collection of news and information related to Calvert County published by this site and its partners.

Top Calvert County Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Solomons Island is on list of 'happiest seaside towns'

    Solomons Island is on list of 'happiest seaside towns'
    If you're happy and you know it and your face really shows it, you must be a resident of Solomons Island in Calvert County. Coastal Living magazine's special 15th anniversary issue ranks the southern Maryland waterfront village no. 15 on a list of...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
  • Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms

    Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms
    A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths. Four people died...
  • Baltimore power outages dip below 53,000 for first time since storms

    Baltimore power outages dip below 53,000 for first time since storms
    As of 9:16 a.m. Thursday, according to BGE, power was out for 52,501 customers, and power was restored for 654,218 customers since the storm began. The breakdown is: 6,573 customers out of power in Anne Arundel County and 129,165 customers with power...
  • Democrats, Republicans agree to push package of bills in Annapolis

    A bipartisan group of senators put aside the battling that often prevails in Annapolis to announce Thursday a common agenda of bills that Democrats and Republicans can rally around. The bills would preserve scholarships for veterans, protect children...
  • Artists drawn to paint on crab shells

    Artists drawn to paint on crab shells
    You knew they were tasty. But did you know crabs were art? At least they are in the hands of a few area painters. They take those hard, pointy, colorful outer shells, the ones that usually get rolled up in a newspaper and thrown away when the crab...
  • Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County

    Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County
    — It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either. But thanks in...
  • Offshore oil exploration plan draws fire

    Offshore oil exploration plan draws fire
    The Obama administration's latest move to permit testing for oil and gas off Maryland and other Atlantic coast states is drawing flak from both environmentalists and the oil industry. Speaking at a lightly attended public hearing Wednesday afternoon in...
  • Dominion to move forward with Cove Point project

    Dominion to move forward with Cove Point project
    Dominion Resources, the Richmond, Va.-based energy producer, said Thursday it will move ahead with plans to convert a liquefied natural gas terminal at Cove Point in Calvert County into an export facility — a decision that drew the immediate...
  • Last week's storm, seen from St. Leonard's Creek

     
    The Baltimore Sun's environmental writer, Tim Wheeler, has passed along this delightful essay, written late last week by Kent Mountford, former senior senior scientist with the EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program office, and still an environmental historian...