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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing

    Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing
    Baltimore's ailing harbor remains fouled by trash and pollution that make it largely unfit for swimming, but cleanup efforts are starting to pick up steam, according to the latest report card on the urban water body's health. The Waterfront Partnership,...
  • Chesapeake Bay grasses decline for third year

    Chesapeake Bay grasses decline for third year
    The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers have lost 44 percent of their underwater grasses over the past three years, scientists reported Thursday, reducing vital habitat for crabs and fish to a level not seen in nearly three decades. Scientists blamed...
  • Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City

    Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City
    Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character. Then in early...
  • North Baltimore County fire crews, merchants prepare for Hurricane Sandy

    North Baltimore County fire crews, merchants prepare for Hurricane Sandy
    North County emergency crews, officials and merchants were taking measures on Friday to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to hit the area early next week. Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company members sharpened chain saw blades and bought...
  • Coal-ash pollution at three Maryland landfills to be cleaned up

    The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...
  • Editorial: Cleaning up the Chesapeake takes efforts in Pennsylvania and Maryland

    Just as one child tasked with room cleaning raises the point that a sibling's room also is a mess as a means of getting out of the work at hand, so Upper Eastern Shore State Sen. E.J. Pipkin has pointed out that Pennsylvania is a major source of...
  • Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast

    Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast
    UPDATES: • Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
  • Volunteers work to help Eastern Shore recover

    Volunteers work to help Eastern Shore recover
    As J.C. Barbely looked at Assateague Island in his rearview mirror Saturday night, he was pretty sure his seaside home away from home wouldn't escape Sandy's fury. But Wednesday morning, the assistant manager of the Maryland Park Service's biggest money-...
  • Port Deposit laments effects of poor economy

    The Town of Port Deposit intends to introduce an ordinance next month that would prohibit media companies from distributing free fliers or newspapers that Mayor Wayne Tome said "litter up the town." The ordinance will be introduced next month and is...
  • Rain on Saturday could be deja vu for Orioles, Yankees

    Rain on Saturday could be deja vu for Orioles, Yankees
    From the Sun's archives: This time last year remnants of Tropical Storm Lee were playing havoc with the Orioles and Yankees. Both teams were getting water logged. The Orioles had started a three-game series at Yankee stadium on a steamy Sept. 5, losing...
  • Havre de Grace ends the year in the black; water/sewer deficit worsens

    The City of Havre de Grace finished its fiscal year June 30 "in sound financial shape," with a $3.1 million fund balance in its operating budget, according to Mayor Wayne Dougherty, despite a troublesome and worsening deficit in the city government's...
  • Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay

    Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay
    For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...