Maryland

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Bethesda Builders Sound Off on Tree Canopy Issue

Builders in Bethesda, Maryland didn’t like it when a local news outlet called what... More

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Piping Wastewater Off Shore: Solution or Problem?

A Delaware city’s plan for an offshore “outfall” has sparked a public controversy. More

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Storm Brewing over New Lead Paint Law

Will other states follow Maryland's lead enacting a sweeping new lead paint law... More

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Maryland Counties Get Power To Clean Up Nuisance Properties

A new state law lets counties in Maryland take action on run-down properties, ranging from lawn-mowing to repair or demolition. More

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Maryland Shore Towns Resist High-Rise Development

Along the “Delmarva” shore, coastal residents are pushing back against intensive development of the waterfront and beach. More

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Trench Collapse Claims Life Of Maryland Man

A man digging for a deck foundation was buried and killed Monday when the excavation collapsed on him. More

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Maryland Faces Second Foreclosure Wave

Supplies of foreclosed homes are drying up in much of the U.S. But Maryland is experiencing a new rush of foreclosures, after a lag of several years. More

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Are Stormwater Rules Destroying Trees?

A Maryland builder says requirements for downspout sump pits are forcing him to damage tree roots. More

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Expanding a Kitchen

We were wrapping up the latest in a series of renovation projects on a suburban Maryland split-level home when I casually mentioned to the owner that her Thanksgiving family gatherings would be a lot more enjoyable if her small kitchen weren't separated from the dining and living areas by a wall. More

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Maryland Adopts Green Construction Code
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