For Md. hospitals, no such thing as a ‘snow day’
When the snow falls, roads and governments shut down. Kids get a snow day home from school. And while telecommuting has mostly brought the snow day for workers to an end, at least most of them can avoid driving in treacherous conditions. Hospitals, on the other hand, have to stay open with the doctors, nurses […]
Winter storm brings flooding to Del., Md. coast
LEWES, Del. — A storm dumping snow on the mid-Atlantic is causing flooding and power outages on its coast. Emergency management officials say there are no reports of injuries or major problems, but firefighters evacuated about a dozen people Saturday from Oak Orchard, a low-lying community in southern Delaware that routinely floods during storms. Officials […]
Rawlings-Blake: Big storm ‘requires patience’
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says Baltimore may have been more prepared for a snowstorm than ever before, but “a storm of this magnitude requires patience.” Rawlings-Blake said a news briefing Saturday that the city has made many improvements since 2010’s “Snowmageddon,” adding more private contractors to snow clearing efforts. She says it’s a big city and [&h[...]
Snow predictions lowered as another storm hits U.S.
School is canceled, buses are halted and federal government workers are staying home as a storm dumped snow on the nation's capital and parts of the East Coast.
Cold winter causes slow economy?
The Baltimore metro area's long cold winter may cause some short term discomfort for the local economy.
Winter storm dumps 15 inches on Baltimore
After pummeling wide swaths of the South, a winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic region as it marched Northeast and threatened more power outages, traffic headaches and widespread closures for millions of residents.
A salty situation
The city is tossing around millions of dollars and lots of it is going right down the drain.
As the rest of us panicked, avoided the outdoors and drank hot cocoa, a few individuals did the dirty work involved with a snow storm.
Perfect storm, for the plowers
Tom Eckert loves the snow. There’s nothing more tranquil, he said, than being out in the middle of the night amid a fresh powdering.
Cold weather keeps crabs at bottom of Chesapeake
ANNAPOLIS — For months, there’s been a countdown on the Maryland Seafood website, ticking down the months, days, hours, minutes and even seconds to the most anticipated seafood season of the year: crabbing season. Monday marks the start of crabbing for both commercial watermen and recreational crabbers who seek the sweet meat of Maryland’s blue […]
Md. officials brace for possible power outages
Maryland Emergency Management Agency officials say their biggest concern is the possibility of power outages caused by the winter storm moving into the region. Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says no major incidents were reported as of Wednesday morning. There were about 600 power outages statewide as the conditions were worsening in parts of Maryland. Areas […]
Likely snow day triggers fears, cheers
HAGERSTOWN — A double-barreled winter storm was bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic region Wednesday, threatening to snarl traffic and cause power outages. But as the storm approached the area, Baltimore County homemaker Mary White reveled in the prospect of watching movies and playing in the snow. “I love it, I love it. I love it […]