WASHINGTON — Thousands of Maryland residents remain without power after Superstorm Sandy, while electricity has been restored to people in Delaware, the District of Columbia and Virginia. On Friday morning, there were nearly 19,000 power outages across Maryland. Snowy Garrett ...Read More »
OAKLAND — Gov. Martin O’Malley focused resources Thursday on restoring electricity to Garrett County and checking on snowbound residents suffering their fourth day without power after a blizzard spawned by Superstorm Sandy buried western Maryland’s mountains under more than two ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s black bear hunt is a record-breaker. The Department of Natural Resources says the kill total reached 80 Thursday, the fourth day of the season. That compares with the modern-day record of 68 set in 2009. Bear hunting ...Read More »
A majority of the state Senate would support a legislative moratorium on hydraulic fracturing if such a bill is released from committee, Sen. Brian E. Frosh said Wednesday.
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A pair of Montgomery County senators are planning to join a colleague in the House of Delegates in supporting a moratorium on a controversial drilling technique used to extract natural gas. Sen. Jamin B. “Jamie” Raskin and Sen. Brian E. ...
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HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s black bear hunting season is opening with an expanded kill quota and more hunters to help manage the growing population. The season opens Monday, with hunting restricted to the two westernmost counties, Allegany and Garrett. The season ...Read More »
OAKLAND — A national open-records group is applauding Garrett County for putting more government information online. The Alexandria, Va.-based Sunshine Review said Wednesday that it’s boosting the county’s transparency grade from a C to an A-minus. The county launched a ...Read More »