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Baltimore and Harford counties have struck a deal on trash collection they say will benefit taxpayers in both places. Beginning next year, a Baltimore County contractor will take Harford County paper, plastic and other recyclables to a single-stream...
Tags: White Marsh, Waste, Aberdeen Proving Ground
In approving legislation Tuesday that seals the plan to ship the bulk of the county's trash to Baltimore County for disposal, the Harford County Council also voted to remove a potential loophole that could have revived a controversial proposed transfer...
Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
Joppa area residents will not have to deal with what some feared would be the headache of having a waste transfer station practically in their backyards, thanks to an agreement between Baltimore and Harford counties to transport solid waste to White Marsh...
Tags: Local Government, White Marsh, Walmart, Waste, Baltimore County
A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles. Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
The following is the complete text of Harford County Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address delivered at the Harford County Council legislative session on Tuesday, Feb. 5: "Where there is no vision, the people perish", so it is...
Baltimore County residents who want to recycle their Christmas trees should put them out for collection at the front curb from Jan. 14 to Jan. 19. Trees should have no decorations, tinsel, bags or tree stands of any kind. Those who wish to drop off...
The latest tactic to prevent Harford County government from building and operating a trash transfer station on Route 7 in Joppa, on the property that was once home to a miniature golf operation, is to persuade the county executive and his administration...
A wall with one long window separates the Timonium office of Michele's Granola from its bakery space, but neither glass nor drywall can keep out the intoxicating smell: a mix of vanilla, coconut and sunflower seeds, among other ingredients. When...
The Town of Bel Air has announced changes to its trash and recycling pickup schedules during the holiday weeks. In addition to Christmas Day, town offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve; Monday Dec. 31, New Year's Eve; and Tuesday,...
Tags: Holidays, Religious Festivals, Christmas
Laurel city offices will be closed and refuse and recycling will not be collected on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23, because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Refuse and recycling usually collected on Thursday and Friday will be collected on Wednesday,...
First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B....
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