Love is in the air — and on Bay beaches — as love-struck horseshoe crabs begin their annual mating ritual.
These ancient marine arthropods — despite their name, they are not crustaceans — respond to the pull of the moon and spring tides to procreate. Their spawning peaks during evening tides over three to four days centered on the full new moon dates.
Fourth-Grader Teresa Pelli shows prize-winning political instincts
“If I were mayor, I would ...”
Build sidewalks, wrote Broadneck Elementary fourth-grader Teresa Pelli, beating fourth-graders from all over the state to win Maryland Municipal League’s 11th annual “If I were mayor, I would ...” essay contest.
No less an authoritative body than the National Research Council weighed in this month on progress in restoring Chesapeake Bay. In a hefty report, the council, which is part of the National Academies of Science, delivered a sobering assessment of what would be required to achieve ambitious goals.
The Postal Service sinks its teeth into a worthy cause
The Postal Service is sick and tired of dogs monitoring the mail. Last year 5,669 postal workers were attacked by dogs in 1,400 cities throughout the U.S.
The problem is bigger than puppies going postal.
Margaret O’Brien weaves her history into her future
Art is Margaret O’Brien’s way back.
The way was long for this 55-year-old whose suffering from childhood abuse recurred as post-traumatic stress disorder. At Arundel Lodge, she found first a loving home, then help in remaking her past through art.