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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Some Ellicott City flood victims face cleanup alone

    Some Ellicott City flood victims face cleanup alone
    When the water rushed into town, it was quick and powerful, inundating basements in minutes and smashing through fences and doors. When it rushed out, it left residents with an arduous recovery on their hands, and an uneasy sense of vulnerability....
  • State's fishermen will find more places to catch trout than last year

    Something positive resulted from last month's battle with Mother Nature: more places to catch trout this fall. More than 27,000 trout will be stocked throughout the state starting this month. Most of the trout will be either rainbow or golden trout...
  • With water rising, no wonder they're grasping at straws

    With water rising, no wonder they're grasping at straws
    At a time when governments at every level are desperate to find and save money wherever they can, it shouldn't surprise anyone that county officials might have reached a little in trying to score some federal disaster-relief money, or that the state...
  • A wet Terrible Towel on the football season start

    Well, it's kind of hard to write a sports column about local sports when games played are outweighed by those that are not played. When a whole slate of Friday football games get the nix and then are rescheduled for Monday, life gets a bit more...
  • Harford County could still receive federal funding for Lee

    Although Harford County was initially denied a request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Lee, there is still time for appeals, according to officials. In order for Harford County to qualify for federal reimbursement of costs spent...
  • Driven by disaster

    Driven by disaster
    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...
  • New engine for Violetville's 105-year-old fire department

    New engine for Violetville's 105-year-old fire department
    One of the oldest volunteer fire companies in Baltimore County now has a fleet of vehicles no older than 10 years after welcoming its most recent addition. Founded in 1906, the Violetville Volunteer Fire Department replaced an engine with 60,000 miles...
  • Susquehanna grasses weathered storms

    Susquehanna grasses weathered storms
    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...
  • September: Dam floodgates open, BRAC closes, Wegmans makes a splash

    September: Dam floodgates open, BRAC closes, Wegmans makes a splash
    The military's six-year-long BRAC process officially ended, with a formal celebration and plenty of self-congratulation. BRAC added six organizations to Aberdeen Proving Ground, 6,500 net jobs, 2.8 million square feet of new and renovated space on post....
  • The Record's top 10 stories of 2011

    <i>The Record's</i> top 10 stories of 2011
    The year that ends at midnight Saturday with the annual Duck Drop and fireworks at Havre de Grace Middle School was full of the good and the bad. There was the usual – mayoral elections in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and heavy snowfalls. And the not...
  • Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding

    Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding
    The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair. Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
  • MD oyster survival best since '85

    MD oyster survival best since '85
    Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.  A fall survey of oyster bars ...