| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore's scenic reservoirs could be transformed into lakes criss-crossed by rowboats as the city removes them from the water supply to comply with a federal health mandate.
To meet the 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Questions on the ballot for the upcoming election, specifically the ones dealing with same-sex marriage and county charter amendments, brought out some opinions at Havre de Grace's council meeting Monday.
Councilman Joe Smith, who said earlier he would...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:52 AM
In Councilman David Marks' recent newsletter, he presented "facts" regarding Baltimore County's proposal to levy a storm water fee on properties throughout the county. However, he failed to provide any context.
The federal government is requiring the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Solar power will never replace jet power at BWI Marshall Airport, but officials believe the clean energy generated by newly installed roof panels atop the daily parking garage could boost the airport's image and bottom line.
The solar panels are part...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Aberdeen's city council formally accepted a $3.9 million settlement Monday night from a nationwide lawsuit over gas station chemical emissions, positioning the city to be the biggest recipient among the 21 plaintiffs in the suit.
Aberdeen expects to get...
| Apr 6, 2011
Whatever the pressures of his city law practice, Robert Lazzaro could count on finding refuge at the end of the day at his home in Jacksonville, where the back deck offered quiet, a hot tub and a woodland view. That changed five years ago after an Exxon...
| Jun 29, 2011
Baltimore City has no imminent plans to raze the old water tower in Roland Park, despite stated fears by a community group that is trying to protect and renovate the north Baltimore landmark, city officials say.
But officials say the city plans to do a...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:49 PM
How do you like your water towers, naked or with an artful promotional message painted on the side?
That's a question the Ocean City Town Council will consider at tonight's meeting, when a proposal to paint a logo on the Worcester Street water tower is...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 3:40 PM
It's been dry in these parts, though apparently not too parched.
The drought facing Harford County is considered "abnormal" by the National Weather Service, but some municipalities aren't seeing any effects.
Calvin Meadows, a meteorological technician...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 11:48 AM
About 3,600 homes and businesses in the Edgewood and Abingdon areas were left without electricity Monday after a tree fell on a power line in the vicinity of the Route 755 railroad underpass.
Most of the affected customers had their power restored by...