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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Different disasters

    It turns out the Harford County government has met the Federal Emergency Management Agency's threshold of $800,851.02 spent in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Lee to qualify for federal disaster aid. It's an odd number, but no one ever said federal...
  • Cardwell, Cubberley named top firefighters during Susquehanna Hose Co. banquet

    Cardwell, Cubberley named top firefighters during Susquehanna Hose Co. banquet
    The Susquehanna Hose Company had much to celebrate during its annual awards banquet Saturday evening at Level Fire Hall. "2011 was a busy year," President Charlie Packard Sr. said, reminiscing about the "hurricanes and flood events and evacuations" the...
  • Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health

    Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health
    Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
  • Crab population has rebounded, state says

    Crab population has rebounded, state says
    Rebounding from near-collapse four years ago, the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs are more plentiful than they've been in nearly two decades, with a record crop of young, Maryland officials announced Thursday. The annual winter survey of Maryland and...
  • Harford's emergency center at capacity – replacement is planned

    In a dimly-lit room north of Bel Air, dispatchers stand by for emergency phone calls from all over Harford County. These dispatchers work out of the Harford County Emergency Operations Center building, also commonly referred to as the 911 Center, off of...
  • The Sun named newspaper of the year by Md.-Del.-D.C. press group

    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and recognized as having the best website among the competitors — Friday in the annual Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association awards contest. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the...
  • 764 million reasons to smile

    764 million reasons to smile
    Steamed crabs, cream of crab soup, crab cakes, crab imperial, soft shell crab, deviled crab, corn and crab chowder, crab bisque, crab dip, crab salad, crab fritters, crab ravioli, crab pie, crab quiche — but that's probably enough for the first day....
  • Perryville fire company requests to connect to town's water supply; town commissioners reject lease deal with cell tower owner

    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...
  • 'Mahogany tide' of algae turning harbor murky

    'Mahogany tide' of algae turning harbor murky
    Record-high water temperatures and a March sewage leak are contributing to a large algae bloom in the Baltimore harbor, bringing what is known as a "mahogany tide" of reddish-brown algae to the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. The bloom is somewhat...
  • State, localities prepared for first storm of year

    State, localities prepared for first storm of year
    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...
  • Clancy, Dixon win top firefighter, fire officer awards

    Among numerous Howard County firefighters and paramedics honored earlier this month were a firefighter who played a particularly valuable role during last year's tropical storm flooding and a battalion chief known for making his fellow firefighters better...
  • Weather helps, hurts Chesapeake Bay grasses

    The protective underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay have dropped to their lowest levels since 2006, according to the latest report from Maryland and Virginia scientists. The scientists from the Chesapeake Bay Program, a regional partnership, view the...