| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Sep 25, 2012
Bill Wade and his wife, Susan, might live in Washington, D.C., but they spend their spare time on the Chesapeake Bay with their sons. It’s a family tradition passed along from Bill’s father, firefighter turned waterman after his wife won a...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:47 PM
If a little green might help restore Baltimore's ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That's the question city, state and federal officials are pondering as they weigh a local marina magnate's plan to fill an unused corner of the Inner Harbor with a large...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:48 PM
In their quest to cure Baltimore's ailing harbor, advocates and authorities have tried one gadget after another: floating wetlands, a solar-powered aerator, even a trash wheel.
Add now the "algal turf scrubber," a long wooden sluiceway through which...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
A trio of environmental groups warned Monday they would sue the operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland for allegedly discharging excessive amounts of nutrient pollution into Chesapeake Bay rivers and trying to mask their violations by...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The Chesapeake Bay's health appears to be slowly rebounding, but still has a long way to go to be considered fully recovered, according to the region's largest environmental group.
The Annapolis-based Chesapeake Bay Foundation rated the estuary's...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Why does the Chesapeake Bay Foundation refuse to take seriously the threat posed by the Conowingo Dam's inability to hold back Susquehanna River pollution? With respect to the effect of Susquehanna River pollutants, the bay foundation has taken an...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:22 PM
On good days, the Tiber Hudson tributary of the Patapsco is a pleasant part of the scenery in Historic Ellicott City as it flows through a stone channel by Tonge Row, beneath Tiber Alley alongside Main Street and past the B&O Railroad Museum before it...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:14 AM
In 2003, Mike Dufton purchased a 2,200-square-foot townhome on tranquil Back Creek just outside Annapolis in the community of King James Landing.
The end-of-group design featuring a side entrance, along with views of the water just beyond the front yard,...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:22 AM
From the Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell provides this guest post: "Freak storm sweeps in without warning: Motorists stranded" was one of the headlines in The Baltimore Sun, referring to the snow that hit Maryland on Nov. 6-7,....