| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Steven Robert Hardy, a Harford County public school educator whose career spanned more than four decades, died June 13 of cancer at his Bel Air home.
He was 64.
The son of a real estate salesman and a homemaker, Mr. Hardy was born and raised in Havre de...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The son of Daniel and Bertha Wolfinger Boward, Lawrence Mark Boward was born Sept. 6, 1923 in Reid, Md., and grew up in Hagerstown, Md.
A lifetime member of First Christian Church, Mark graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1941.
Mark worked for...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Environmental groups are calling on Maryland officials to tighten new limits on farmers' use of animal manure and sewage sludge for fertilizer, saying rules recently proposed by the state don't go far enough.
A coalition of 20 green groups says the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The multistate effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay is on track to meet its latest timetable for cleaning up the ailing estuary, even though states failed to achieve all the short-term pollution reduction goals they set for themselves three years ago,...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Maryland's highest court on Friday ruled that the Dobbins Island beach is not a public playground, overturning a lower court's decision that allowed unfettered access to all sandy areas along the shore, even those that are privately owned.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
We've been slurping Chesapeake oysters, my Chesapeake Bay Foundation buddy Don Baugh and I, for more than 100 years between us.
And while we've known the bay in better times, we never had better oysters from it than the dozens we downed — chilled...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
With the Chesapeake Bay cleanup at a critical juncture, Gov. Martin O'Malley is calling on Marylanders to double down on their contribution to the effort, proposing to raise the "flush fee" every household pays from $2.50 to $5 a month, on average....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Environmental activists rallied in Annapolis yesterday evening, as their leaders described this year's General Assembly session as a make-or-break one for restoring the Chesapeake Bay and fighting climate change.
Senate President Thomas V. "Mike"...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Good news about the Chesapeake Bay used to be as scant as oyster harvests. But in the past few years, headlines have brightened. The six bay states andWashington, D.C., all agreed to implement a blueprint for cleaning up the bay and its tributaries. The...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:30 AM
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has allowed environmental groups to appeal RG Steel's plan to limit its investigation of potential toxic contamination in the waters surrounding Sparrows Point.
While bankruptcy filings normally put all litigation on hold, U....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Executive Director Alison Prost mentioedn some good ideas in her recent op-ed, but what's more important is what she didn't say ("New pollution regulations aren't enough for the Chesapeake Bay," July 15).
She didn't mention, for...