“It’s about a better Maryland for tomorrow,” said Sen. James Mathias Jr., D-Worcester, the former mayor of Ocean City, who changed his vote to support the bill.
GARDENING GODDESS • BY KATHY JENTZ March is one of the cruelest months for us Mid-Atlantic gardeners. Tantalizing us with signs of spring in the
ENVIRONMENT • BY KIRSTY GROFF One week from today, one Takoma Park resident may discover she has won the opportunity to travel to Rio de Janeiro to cover
ENVIRONMENT • BY AMANDA ZIADEH On April 10, Cassie Meador, artistic director of Takoma Park’s Dance Exchange, began a 500-mile hike through Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia to
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • BY MALI KRANTZ, CNS Prohibiting cars that run solely on gas from parking at electric vehicle charging stations is elitist, according to Maryland Sen.
ENVIRONMENT • EARTHTALK What is the environmental impact of so many people now using sites like Facebook and spending so much time online? The environmental impact of
ENVIRONMENT • EARTHTALK I've heard of the slow food movement, but what is “slow money” all about? “Slow Money” is the name for a movement started by socially conscious
ENVIRONMENT • EARTHTALK What do I need to know about the new U.S. energy efficiency standards for light bulbs that take effect in January 2012? Will certain bulbs
"Cleanliness is no excuse for not using disposable bags. Simply throw your bags in with your clothes." Reusable grocery bags may be good for the environment, but they could
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has received $20 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to use toward home and business improvements. With
As most homeowners know, one cannot plan for home repairs. When it comes to floors, walls, windows and doors, the need for unplanned maintenance might strike at any
Hurricane Irene's high winds breathed a little life into the polluted Chesapeake Bay, bringing some short-term relief to wildlife by temporarily eliminating the estuary's vast dead zone, according