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  • County installing water tanks in rural west to better fight fires

    County installing water tanks in rural west to better fight fires
    For as long as 26-year Clarksville volunteer firefighter Dave Monihan can remember, the lack of reliable water supply in west Howard County has been a problem. "Water supply has always been a critical issue," said Monihan, who joined the department as...
  • Weekend rain kicks Harford out of drought watch but still keeps water low

    Weekend rain kicks Harford out of drought watch but still keeps water low
    The rain this past weekend finally lifted Harford County, along with the rest of central Maryland, out of a drought watch but the area remains pretty dry, as some observers have noticed. The whole state except for the Eastern Shore was declared out of...
  • Fracking requires more scrutiny

    Hooray for Del. Heather Mizeur for staring down oil companies over fracking in Maryland ("No studies? No fracking," Sept. 13). Delegate Mizeur is demanding solid, scientific studies of all the risks of fracking before allowing it here. The oil industry...
  • Charles Street water main break was a wake-up call for our infrastructure

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was spot-on in her assessment of Wednesday's water main break when she pleaded for more funds to support the area's aging infrastructure ("Water infrastructure becomes a priority," Nov. 8). Unfortunately,...
  • City's infrastructure problems continue with two water main breaks Monday

    City's infrastructure problems continue with two water main breaks Monday
    For the second time in six days, Baltimore's aging water system ruptured, affecting service to dozens of businesses and homes downtown and in Essex, including two hospitals, while snarling traffic and providing yet another unpleasant reminder of the...
  • Broken water main cuts service, disrupts activities in Essex

    Broken water main cuts service, disrupts activities in Essex
    Shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sarah Weber walked out of Binkert's Meat Products in Essex and locked the door behind her — an early departure for the third-generation sausage and deli meats producer. Just down the hill, traffic narrowed and was...
  • Water line work near Aberdeen to cause Loflin Road, Route 7 detours

    Beginning today (Monday, April 22) the Maryland State Highway Administration said it will temporarily close Loflin Road at Route 7 (Old Philadelphia Road) near Aberdeen to relocate a Harford County water line under Route 7, a project that will take...
  • Maple Lawn South proposed zoning draws ire of residents

    Maple Lawn South proposed zoning draws ire of residents
    Gene Iager can talk for hours about his family's history of farming in Fulton, which began in 1839, when his great-great-grandfather Henry R. Iager purchased the original 108-acre site for $225. But while Iager, 66, speaks fondly of his family's...
  • Toxic waste in Severn wells investigated

    Toxic waste in Severn wells investigated
    Groundwater contamination from toxic waste dumped decades ago at a nearby factory in the Severn area has prompted widespread testing of residential wells and put eight homes on bottled water, state officials said. The eight households have been...
  • Synagro Technologies' bankruptcy will bring jobs to Baltimore

    Synagro Technologies' bankruptcy will bring jobs to Baltimore
    A Wednesday bankruptcy filing by Synagro Technologies Inc. means growth and new jobs for the Baltimore area as the waste recycler consolidates its headquarters in White Marsh. The Carlyle Group LP-owned company, which had been co-headquartered in...
  • New pipes installed at two water main break sites

    New pipes installed at two water main break sites
    City work crews have located, removed and replaced the old pipe that ruptured Monday and sent water cascading through several downtown streets, fully restoring service to the affected neighborhood. By 9 a.m. Tuesday, a new 30-inch main had been...
  • Havre de Grace election coming up features two running for mayor, five for three city council seats

    Havre de Grace election coming up features two running for mayor, five for three city council seats
    With Havre de Grace's election just around the corner, on May 7, voters will get the chance to cast ballots for one of two mayoral candidates and three of five running for city council. Mayor Wayne Dougherty, who is seeking a fourth term, is...