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Floods and Flooding

Historic Ellicott City is on the mend, but let clock tower go [Mostly Main Street]

Historic Ellicott City is on the mend, but let clock tower go [Mostly Main Street]

Just over six months ago, life in the historic district changed dramatically. On July 30, the flood waters ravaged our small town and took two lives. Over 190 residents were affected as well as 90 businesses. When you think about the fact that many folk both live and work here, that is a lot of upheaval.

Since then, over 70 businesses have reopened — not all in their original location. People really stepped up to the plate, opening up business space in their own buildings up and down Main Street. The flood caused about $22.4 million in property damages. The work goes on.

Just the other day, it was difficult to navigate on the street because of the number of workers' trucks...

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