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Bringing bay’s oysters back from the brink

CAMBRIDGE — Two years after Maryland and Virginia implemented major restrictions on crab harvesting, the Chesapeake Bay’s crab population has more than doubled. Now state officials hope an oyster hatchery, combined with new oyster sanctuaries, can help bring that population ...

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MaryPIRG says state’s utilities must do more

UNIVERSITY PARK — Sarah Elder is saving about $300 a month on electricity by going green. Elder’s one-story, University Park rambler was costing her more than $400 a month for electricity. By upgrading her home through various energy-efficiency installations, Elder’s ...

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