| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Last Feb. 27, Project: Prom Dress raised $4,000 to benefit the American Red Cross in Howard County. The next day, a fire swept through an apartment complex in Columbia and, just like that, the funds were completely spent on the four families displaced...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:41 PM
State inspectors say mosquito counts have tripled in parts of Baltimore County since heavy rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee hit the area.
"The mosquitoes on the wing now are quite annoying," said Mike Cantwell, chief of mosquito...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 11:09 AM
A week after flash floods sprung up all across Baltimore County, the lunch crowd on York Road was still pulling fruitlessly into the parking lot in front of Side Street Cafe.
But instead of a hefty serving of the familiar — including a greeting...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A bit of good news - the vast, grassy Susquehanna Flats apparently weathered Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in good shape.
Scientists conducting their annual checkup of the bay's underwater grasses found the lush bed at the mouth of the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:44 PM
A Halloween without pumpkins?
But before you race to the grocery store for canned pumpkin to mold into fall's favorite orange orb, consider this: While the soggy residents of Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont are facing a shortage of jack-...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Havre de Grace spent $28,409 on Hurricane Irene and $12,814 on Tropical Storm Lee, public works director Larry Parks reported at Monday night's city council meeting.
He said the city removed 46 truckloads of debris from the hurricane and 18 from the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Harford County appears to have escaped the worst from the violent thunderstorms that swept across the Baltimore region late Friday and early Saturday, downing trees and utility lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:27 PM
There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train.
I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:26 PM
The Community Fire Company of Perryville has requested to connect a station to the town's water supply.
The request, which was brought up during the town's mayor and commissioners work session Tuesday evening, was for Station 16 near the I-95/Route 222...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Havre de Grace is likely on the hook for more than $12,000 spent on cleanup from Tropical Storm Lee that caused significant flooding along the Susquehanna earlier this month, while Port Deposit and Perryville remain hopeful for federal aid in the wake...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The Baltimore Sun
As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more.
Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:53 AM
The bridge over Little Falls on Hicks-Wilson Road on the Monkton-White Hall line will be closed on Jan. 30 so crews can repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee last September.
Baltimore County crews will repair deteriorated abutments that were further...