Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker Responds To Hogan’s Proposed New State Development Plan

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released a statement Tuesday, regarding Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed New State Development Plan. Baker said the proposed plan, along with regulation reductions will increase... Read more »

Maryland Governor Announces Plans To Dredge Conowingo Dam

On Tuesday, Governor Larry Hogan said the state would start requesting bids from companies this month for a pilot project that would involve removing sediment from the Conowingo Dam and reusing it.... Read more »
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Maryland Cuts Crab Harvest Season Short By One Week

Maryland’s commercial crabbing season will now end a week and a half early, due to concerns over the decreasing crab population. The state also imposed a late-season bushel limit to try and... Read more »

Navy Scientists will Test A Laser By Shooting A Bright Green Beam Across The Chesapeake Bay Tuesday Night

Nothing would be more effective in getting Southern Marylanders in a tizzy than a mysterious green light beam stretching across the Chesapeake Bay. In fact, many people may blame the strange sight... Read more »

Boater Missing After Venturing Into The Chesapeake Bay

On Wednesday morning, state officials said a boater in the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay went missing. The U.S. Coast Guard and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police joined forces with... Read more »

Coast Guard Warns Of Laser Light Strikes In Chesapeake Bay After Commercial Ship Was Struck On Wednesday

During the past month, several commercial vessels have reported being struck by a laser, while in the southern Chesapeake Bay. This has prompted an investigation by the U.S. Coast Guard, which in... Read more »

Protected Oyster Beds Will Remain Off-Limits To Oyster Harvesting For At Least Two More Years

Maryland has 36,000 acres of oyster bars, with nearly a quarter cordoned off from watermen. Over a decade ago, the General Assembly created the Oyster Advisory Commission to develop strategies to restore... Read more »