| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:02 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 12:30 PM
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).
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:14 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:09 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:30 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:57 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:49 AM
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...