| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
An alarming spike in the number of fatalities over the past three years on Maryland waterways has prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley and Natural Resources Police to encourage boaters and swimmers to take part in Operation Dry Water this weekend.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
The Harford County city of 13,000 on the banks of the Susquehanna River postponed its annual Halloween...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Environmental laws do get enforced, however slowly at times. The Maryland Department of the Environment announced Wednesday it had taken action against about 18 individuals, companies and local governments for alleged violations of the state's laws...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar begins its 35th season April 1. This is the second year the popular market is starting so early. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June.
Last year, skeptics...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The chances for accumulating snow in Central Maryland late Monday and Tuesday have inched upward a bit, now set at 70 percent for Tuesday, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.But just how much snow is likely remains unclear.......
| Oct 25, 2010
| 6:30 PM
Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil and Republican challenger Andy Harris are running dead even in Maryland's hottest midterm election contest, a new Baltimore Sun poll shows.
The same candidates fought to a near draw two years ago. In the latest poll, each...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The governor has announced the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31.
Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:58 AM
The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95.
The former Rebecca Groves,...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Norfolk at Toledo, 6
New Britain at Richmond, 2:05
Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League:
Peninsula Pirates vs. 61’s (doubleheader at Kiln Creek Park), 1
Hampton Braves vs. Peninsula Cardinals...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:28 PM
— Charles S. Long was upset to discover that a bulldozer had cleared the land next to his, knocking down trees and uprooting day lilies on his property in the process.
A state inspector also found problems with the clearing project: It lacked a...