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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • 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...
  • Side Street Café in Cockeysville vows to reopen after floods

    Side Street Café in Cockeysville vows to reopen after floods
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland unlikely to have pumpkin shortage

    Maryland unlikely to have pumpkin shortage
    A Halloween without pumpkins? Good grief! 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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....