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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Side Street Café reopens, but owner wary of the future

    Side Street Café reopens, but owner wary of the future
    Almost on cue, just as Side Street Cafe owner Ozzie Mehdizadeh was speaking of his loyal customers and their sympathy while his restaurant was being refurbished after a September flood, one such customer emerged into the foyer of his restaurant with a...
  • Festival celebrates all things Hampden

    Festival celebrates all things Hampden
    Jolie Carter bought her mother a crab pretzel from the Phillips food cart and declared she may consider moving to Hampden from downtown Baltimore. Carter, a New Orleans native who recently started a medical residency at the University of Maryland,...
  • After flooding, neighbors ask county for better storm-water management

    After flooding, neighbors ask county for better storm-water management
    Hazel Chung-Hood lives her life according to the elements. It was one of them — water — that recently wreaked havoc on her life. Six weeks ago, waters from Tropical Storm Lee rose 2 feet in her backyard, nearly destroying the studio in the...
  • For residents of flood prone areas, riverfront living a trade-off

    Calvin Owens knows that when he hears the boulders begin to roll away from the dam across the street from his Port Deposit home, it's time to pack an overnight bag. It's happened three years in the past 10 he's lived in the area, and when he returned...
  • After more than 200 years, St. Paul's white oak to come down

    After more than 200 years, St. Paul's white oak to come down
    For more than 200 years, the massive white oak tree on the grounds of St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Old Frederick Road in Mt. Airy has been a meeting place for church gatherings, a source of community pride and identity, and a regional landmark. On...
  • Evacuation of Port Deposit partially lifted

    Evacuation of Port Deposit partially lifted
    Four days after Port Deposit was evacuated because of a flooding Susquehanna River, public officials on Sunday began letting some residents move back into their homes but delayed the return for others whose properties suffered the most damage. By...
  • Flood cleanup seems to be nearing completion

    Flood cleanup seems to be nearing completion
    Flood cleanup continued primarily in Port Deposit throughout the day Sunday, although Havre de Grace also worked to get back to normal. Most of Port Deposit's downtown area was still off-limits to residents, town administrator Ray Heinze said Sunday...
  • Howard to receive FEMA funds for Tropical Storm Lee damage

    Howard County has reversed its fortunes and will receive federal disaster relief funding for public damages caused by Tropical Storm Lee and the extensive flooding it caused in early September. A county application for such funding previously had been...
  • State investigating storm-related oyster die-off

    The tropical storm that deluged Maryland in early September may have killed off many of the oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, a Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Monday. DNR spokesman Josh Davidsburg wouldn't say how extensive or severe...
  • 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....
  • Survey finds oyster die-off intense but limited

    State biologists have found "concentrated pockets" of dead oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, which they blame on a record-high influx of fresh water into the estuary this year. But the die-off appears so far to be limited to two areas north of the...
  • 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...