RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

A collection of news and information related to Tropical Storm Lee (2011) published by this site and its partners.

Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

Displaying items 73-84
  • Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities

    Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities
    Trees are losing ground to pavement in many U.S. cities, Baltimore included, according to a new federal study. Tree cover in urban areas is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently...
  • Baltimore County could save $4 million because of a lack of snow

    Baltimore County could save $4 million because of a lack of snow
    With Mother Nature seemingly forgetting about winter and moving right to spring, Baltimore County may end up saving millions of dollars this year. The county has spent only $1.7 million of its $5.9 million allocated for weather-related clean-up for...
  • No more Route 29 access? No problem

    The changes will lengthen their commutes, bring construction to their wooded street and impact the overall character of their historic, centuries-old properties. But the residents of Old Columbia Road say they are all for the State Highway...
  • Study eyes Chesapeake Bay pollution threat from dams

    Two weeks after Tropical Storm Lee flushed millions of tons of mud into the Chesapeake Bay, state and federal officials announced Tuesday they are launching a study of how to protect the estuary from sediment and other pollutants building up behind dams...
  • A new champion grows in Baltimore

    A new champion grows in Baltimore
    There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple. Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
  • Harford tipping fee rules set to change

    Harford County's public works department wants to charge out-of-county trash haulers the same tipping fee as those in Harford, resurrecting some discussion about the tipping fee in general among the county council Tuesday. The in-county tipping fee for...
  • Harford government could get new fire and EMS commission

    Harford County government could be getting a permanent fire and emergency commission, as well as a revamped human relations commission, if new bills are approved by the county council. After oversight of the county's fire and EMS services became a hot...
  • Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps honors late member, EMS Person of the Year

    Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps honors late member, EMS Person of the Year
    It was an emotional evening at the Bayou restaurant Saturday when the Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps honored a life member who recently died. Friends and family of the late Norma Jean Cole Rice held back tears when Chief Jeremy Mothershed spoke about the...
  • Y of Central Maryland, Our lady of Perpetual Health Church to sponsor blood drives this month in Ellicott City

    We are fortunate to have two organizations in Ellicott City that are sponsoring upcoming blood drives to help the Red Cross. Blood is needed any time of the year, but especially now after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm...
  • County under budget for snow removal

    Every year the county budgets for snow removal costs, and almost every year, the county spends more than the budgeted amount. But not this year. "This obviously was a milder winter than the last few," Howard County Director of Public Works Jim Irvin...
  • Fruit growers fret over early spring

    Fruit growers fret over early spring
    Just as they do every April, the fruit orchards at Larriland Farm have donned their spring finery. The plum trees at the pick-your-own place in western Howard County sport brilliant white blossoms, while the peach trees are decked out in bright pink....
  • Council thanks community members for efforts in recent storms

    Havre de Grace's city council members recognized the many people who saw the city through Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee during Monday's council meeting, including some restaurateurs. The city is still struggling with the aftermath of the storms,...