MD Colleges See More Students Seeking Help for Mental Health Problems

Counselors attribute it to stress and heightened awareness among students of counseling services.

MD Colleges See More Students Seeking Help for Mental Health Problems

WASHINGTON – More college students in Maryland are seeking mental health counseling this fall than in past semesters — an increase university counselors attribute to a combination of greater stress and heightened awareness among students

In Artists’ Hands, Lowly Gourds Grow Into Decorative Sculptures

Most people think of gourds as fall decoration or food, but several Marylanders see them as art.

In Artists’ Hands, Lowly Gourds Grow Into Decorative Sculptures

WASHINGTON – Most people think of gourds as fall decoration or food, but several Marylanders see them as art

Maryland Considers Health, Environmental Risks of Shale Gas Drilling

Although the effects of fracking remain undefined, its threats are gaining credence as drilling creeps closer to Garrett and Allegany Counties.

Maryland Considers Health, Environmental Risks of Shale Gas Drilling

WASHINGTON — Critics have blamed hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for environmental disturbances including landscape degradation, air pollution and groundwater contamination — conditions which may affect the health of surrounding areas

Government Officials, Community Members Celebrate New Bike Trail

Local, state and federal officials donned helmets, mounted bicycles and sped off Friday morning on the new bike path at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, part of a trail network project underway to help restore the polluted Anacostia River watershed.

Government Officials, Community Members Celebrate New Bike Trail

BLADENSBURG – Local, state and federal officials donned helmets, mounted bicycles and sped off Friday morning on the new bike path at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, part of a trail network project underway to help restore the polluted Anacostia River watershed

Green Roof Novelties: Bees, Bocce, Beauty

Green roofs provide potential for recreational, aesthetic and ecofriendly space, and as the appeal of sustainable roofing grows, Washington area residents continue to find colorful alternatives to just being green.

Green Roof Novelties Encompass Bees, Bocce and Beauty

WASHINGTON — Green roofs provide potential for recreational, aesthetic and ecofriendly space, and as the appeal of sustainable roofing grows, Washington area residents continue to find colorful alternatives to just being green