| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:37 AM
After a break in a 54-inch water transmission main in Chevy Chase Monday night, WSSC officials this morning placed a mandatory restriction on water use that affects all customers — residential and businesses — in Prince George's and Montgomery...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman probably never expected the first veto of his six years in office to involve a land use bill, particularly one that he was compelled to seek by state law. But that's what happened, and between now and Monday it's up to...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:26 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:39 PM
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.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
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"...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:01 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:19 PM
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....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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-...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:16 PM
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...