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  • Healing Baltimore's harbor

    Healing Baltimore's harbor
    Ray Bahr ought to be taking it easy. He's 75 and retired after a successful career as a cardiologist. Instead, the Canton resident finds himself prowling alleys in East Baltimore on the lookout for illegally dumped trash and goading city officials to...
  • State proposes new policies to prevent rockfish poaching

    State proposes new policies to prevent rockfish poaching
    State fisheries officials outlined a sweeping plan they hope to implement by December to curb commercial striped bass poaching in the Chesapeake Bay. The announcement Wednesday night came just four months after miles of illegal nets filled with 13 tons of...
  • Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden

    Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden
    SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
  • New reef created in Chesapeake Bay

    New reef created in Chesapeake Bay
    Concrete that once blocked fish from swimming up the Patapsco River to spawn has a new life as home for aquatic creatures at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay. Water cannons blasted chunks of the demolished Simkins Dam off a barge Wednesday, completing...
  • Annapolis business owners and festivals battle for customers

    Annapolis business owners and festivals battle for customers
    With flavors like Raspberry Truffle, Cotton Candy and Burgundy Cherry, Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory has never had a problem luring walk-in customers to its perch near City Dock in downtown Annapolis. The 35-year-old shop's location in one of Maryland's...
  • Dream home: Modern remake

    Dream home: Modern remake
    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,...
  • Irene's winds topped 70 mph on Western Shore

     
    The National Weather Service's forecast office in Sterling, Va. has posted top wind gusts during Irene's passage across its coverage area west of the Chesapeake. Looks like Calvert County recorded some of the worst conditions on our side of the......
  • Irene downgraded to a tropical storm

     
    Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season, the first "major" (Cat.3 or higher) storm of the season, and the first to make landfall on the U.S. mainland since 2008, has been downgraded to a tropical storm.The National......
  • NWS: Storm surge no longer a worry

     
    Now that Irene has gone by us, and winds have swung around to the west northwest, the danger of damaging storm surge from Hurricane Irene - to the extent it ever was a real worry - is past, according to......
  • Still at the beaches? You need to leave

     
    I know, it's a beautiful day, and you want to stay in your beach chair. Maybe you'll ride out the storm and snap some pictures of the cool waves.Don't. Pack your stuff, batten the hatches and leave. This is a serious......
  • Is this all there is?

     
    Maybe it doesn't look so bad to you out there. Maybe you're ready to get out on the road and have a look around, or head for Gramma's house with the kids. Here's meteorologist Eric the Red's take on what's......