| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Parts of three waterways have been opened to shellfish harvesting after tests showed declines in bacteria there, the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday.
An area of the Wicomico River on the Eastern Shore, at the border between...
| Aug 6, 2011
• Road closure: Until 12 a.m. Monday, Fayette Street between Broadway and Wolfe Street, for construction work. Parking will also be restricted.
• Lane closures: York Road and Joppa Road, at the Towson...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Oxford Nautical Festival and Flea Market
What: Enjoy a day of visiting the scenic and historic town of Oxford, founded in 1683, in Talbot County on the Eastern Shore. The town's first Nautical Festival and Flea Market offers vendors selling nautically...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Jim McMartin and Jim Beggins make their living creating beautiful pieces of furniture from the wood Mother Nature leaves behind, and she was particularly careless with her trees this fall.
Hurricane Irene rolled through the woods on Maryland's Eastern...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:34 PM
An outside prosecutor is being called in to take charge of the investigation involving Baltimore Clerk of Circuit Court Frank M. Conaway Sr.'s expired gun permit, a spokesman for the Baltimore's state's attorney's office said Wednesday.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Shirley M. Miller, a homemaker and volunteer who earlier had worked at Waverly Press, died Dec. 12 of a stroke at Londonderry, an Easton retirement community.
The former longtime Towson resident was 92.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:30 PM
In a deal some say could be a model for government land preservation in lean budget times, a wealthy businessman and former Anne Arundel County politician has agreed to give up development rights -- and grant limited but free public access -- to a 950-...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Nearly $2 million in federal grants have been awarded to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore, including a portion to enhance wildlife habitat on a 950-acre former bird sanctuary whose owner just donated the development rights to the state....
| May 25, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Driven by a sizable baby boomer population nearing retirement age, Maryland, like the rest of the nation, grew older in the past decade, but Baltimore bucked the trend, attracting more young adults as the number of its middle-age and retiree residents...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Barclay Haskins Trippe Jr., a retired Easton businessman and preservationist, died June 2 of cancer at the Talbot County farm where he had lived his entire life.
He was 87.
Mr. Haskins, the son of a businessman and a homemaker, was born and raised on...