| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Housing vacancies increased at a faster rate along much of Maryland's Eastern Shore over the last decade than in the nation as a whole, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Baltimore's supply of vacant homes, though,...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Baltimore County's average teacher salary is the lowest among large school systems in Maryland, but its two top officials are some of the highest-paid, according to data collected by the state.
On average, teachers in the county earn $60,272 — less...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Here, recycling is the name of the game. Copper and aluminum obviously, but also steel, brick and even seemingly worthless nuggets of concrete from demolished buildings find their way to new and productive uses. Grasses are planted to protect critical...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
An Eastern Shore watermen faces up to $28,000 in fines for multiple oystering violations in Dorchester County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said Thursday. Officers charged Joshua T. Tieder, 23, of Taylors Island with 13 counts of possessing...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 6:36 AM
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high temperature around 49 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 36 degrees tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
Teen boy killed when...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Few historical figures are deserving of greater public recognition and tribute than Maryland's own Harriet Tubman. Although typically mentioned in history books as a conductor of the Underground Railroad, the many accomplishments over her long life ...
| 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 20, 2011
| 10:01 AM
— The dock built to hold water-filled tanks of baby oysters stands empty. The new marina for landing fully grown bivalves is being used for now by some crabbers.
Encouraged by a new state policy to boost private oyster farming, Jay Robinson and...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:56 PM
An affiliate of a South Korean poultry firm was the winning bidder in a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Allen Family Foods, a Delaware company that employs hundreds on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Richard A. Robinson, an attorney representing Harim USA...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Mr. Fix It
Founder and President Randy Franklin announced that Mr. Fix It will contribute $1,000 to the Hagerstown Youth Football and Athletic Association to become a major sponsor of the Jr. Hubs and Jr. Rebels youth football teams for the 2011 football...
| May 21, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Okay, so we knew there had to be a downside to all this rain that wiped out the winter drought. It's mosquitoes.With plenty of puddles and soggy wetlands to breed in, and warming weather to kick-start their development, the little......