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  • Power restored in Arundel after BGE transmission lines blow

    Power restored in Arundel after BGE transmission lines blow
    Power has been restored to Annapolis homes and businesses and other nearby parts of Anne Arundel County after Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. reported a disruption to two main lines servicing the area Thursday night. Off-duty city police officers were...
  • BGE investigating cause of Annapolis-area outage

    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers continued to investigate what caused high-voltage lines to go down outside the city of Annapolis, putting on a light show Thursday night before plunging more than 55,000 customers into darkness. Electricity was...
  • June: Cannibalism case a shocker; bear tales a welcome relief

    June: Cannibalism case a shocker; bear tales a welcome relief
    Alexander Kinyua, an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, was charged with the first-degree murder of his roommate 37-year-old Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie. Kinyua allegedly hadn't just killed the man, but also had eaten his heart and...
  • Clean water requires everyone's help

    Clean water requires everyone's help
    I am writing in response to Sen. E.J. Pipkin's letter to the editor in which he called me the state's land planning czar ("O'Malley is waging war on rural Maryland," Feb. 26). The senator may think such name-calling and his "war on rural Maryland"...
  • Health officials tracing source of chemicals that sickened Hopkins workers

    Health officials tracing source of chemicals that sickened Hopkins workers
    Health officials continue to investigate how contaminated hot water sickened nearly two dozen people at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex Monday, but the case is similar to previous ones involving faulty water-heating systems that let chemicals mix...
  • H. Berton McCauley, dentist

    H. Berton McCauley, dentist
    Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
  • In Garrett County, snow is normal but Sandy was not

    In Garrett County, snow is normal but Sandy was not
    Linda Kemphfer held out overnight as the power, heat and water went out, but grew frightened as it became apparent she was trapped in her home deep in the woods of Garrett County. "We were going to freeze to death," she said of her decision to call 911...
  • Harford water and sewer office building site plan reviewed

    Harford County Government plans to build a 25,388-square-foot water and sewer office building on the 32.5-acre Abingdon Water Treatment Plant property, and the site plan was reviewed by the county's Development Advisory Committee last Wednesday morning....
  • Report hits gaps in Chesapeake pollution enforcement

    Report hits gaps in Chesapeake pollution enforcement
    While Chesapeake Bay pollution from sewage plants and industries has declined overall in recent years, illegal discharges from those sources are still dumping significant amounts of water-fouling nutrients into the troubled estuary, says a Washington-...
  • Editorial: Harford's County executive priority list a formidable one

    David Craig may not accomplish all the goals he has for his final two years as county executive, but if he finishes the term, he will have made county history as the longest serving county executive. Ever the historian, Craig, whose professional...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Environmental cleanup of 1904 Roland Water Tower begins

    Environmental cleanup of 1904 Roland Water Tower begins
    Work has begun to clean up and restore the long-closed iconic 107-year-old Roland Water Tower. The Baltimore-based company Padeens Inc. started environmental cleanup of the tower at West University Parkway and Roland Avenue on Oct. 31 and expects to...