Take Common Sense Precautions As Maryland Black Bears Prepare For Hibernation, Officials SayThe department said motorists traveling in western Maryland should also watch for bears crossing roads in search of food.
Black Bear Activity Expected To Increase In Maryland, Officials Remind Residents To Take PrecautionsThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources said the state's black bears are concentrated in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties.
Lawmakers Announce Over $1M In American Rescue Plan Funding For Fire & EMS Departments In Western MarylandU.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen along with Congressmen Jamie Raskin and David Trone announced more than $1 million in American Rescue Plan Funding for Fire and EMS departments across Western Maryland on Monday.
Maryland Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Areas West Of BaltimoreA Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for parts of western Maryland overnight through Sunday afternoon.
Weather Blog: Upslope Snow Showers In Western MarylandFolks in western Maryland are enjoying some upslope snow showers today!
12 People Charged With Unlawfully Using Bait To Lure Bears During Western Maryland Bear HuntMaryland Natural Resources Police charged several people with illegally luring bear with bait during the state's annual Black Bear Hunt held on Oct. 26-30.
117 Black Bears Harvested In Western Maryland Hunt, Largest Bear Weighed In At 537 PoundsThe annual black bear hunt in Western Maryland led to the harvesting of 117 black bears, including a 537-pound bear.
Maryland Weather: Snow In April In Western MarylandSnow fell in Western Maryland overnight as temperatures dropped into the 30s.
Maryland To Sue Luke Paper Mill Owners For Hazardous Waste SeepageThe Maryland Department of the Environment issued a notice of intent to sue the owner of the Luke Paper Mill in federal court Wednesday for seepages into the Potomac River.
Federal Court Blocks Natural Gas Pipeline Construction In Western MarylandA pipeline that would have run under parts of western Maryland will not move forward.
Hundreds To Lose Jobs After Luke Paper Mill Closing In Western MarylandA paper mill in Western Maryland is shutting its doors leaving hundreds without jobs.
Injured Bald Eagle Released Back Into Wild After Month Of RecoveryA bald eagle that was injured when it was hit by a truck in Maryland was released back into the wild.
Western Md. Residents On Potomac Pipeline Plans: 'Disaster Waiting To Happen'A proposed pipeline under the Potomac continues to stir up controversy. Dozens of activists took to the waters near Sharpsburg, Maryland and called for the project to be shut down before it even starts.
Western Maryland Fracking Fight Reveals DifferencesAllegany and Garrett, the state's two westernmost counties, tend to be lumped together as "Mountain Maryland," their problems similar, their prospects equally muddled
Father Convicted in Brain-Injury Death of 2-Month-Old GirlA western Maryland jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder and first-degree child abuse in the brain-injury death of his 2-month-old daughter.