Information Experts: Improving Search Skills Critical

Web users need to vastly improve their online research skills in order to take advantage of growing stores of data on the Internet, a group of leading information thinkers said Monday.

Demolished Dam Finds New Home Helping Chesapeake Bay Oysters

ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY – Rubble from a demolished dam on the Patapsco River moved to its new home on the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay this week, where it will soon be joined by a boatload of new neighbors — 4 million baby oysters

Demolished Dam Finds New Home Helping Oysters

For more than 100 years, Simkins Dam in Ellicott City prevented eels, herring and shad from migrating upriver before it was torn down last winter at the urging of environmentalists. In its more eco-friendly second life, the dam’s concrete will serve as the base for a new oyster reef near the mouth of the Chester River.

Urban Agriculture Growing in Baltimore

Small Farms within city limits are growing in popularity in Baltimore and across the country, utilizing empty, abandoned spaces and providing healthy food options for city residents.

Urban Agriculture Grows in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Surrounded by boarded-up homes, broken windows that showcase leaky ceilings, rusting emergency ladders and abandoned clotheslines, Lolita Slocum picks a tomato to cook with her dinner

Sept. 11 Attacks Encourage Md. Muslims to Reach Out

A majority of Muslim Americans said their lives became more challenging in the decade that followed the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a new survey of Muslim attitudes in the United States.

Sept. 11 Attacks Encourage Md. Muslims to Reach Out

GAITHERSBURG – A majority of Muslim Americans said their lives became more challenging in the decade that followed the Sept

Public Defender ‘Educates’ Youth on Cost of Crime

BALTIMORE – Mark Friedenthal is sitting across from a 15-year-old who is being held at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center

Teen Court Gives Young Offenders an Alternative

BALTIMORE – Two teenage girls are sitting next to each other, chatting and giggling on a bench inside the Baltimore City District Court house at 1400 E