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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants

    'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants
    Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....
  • City re-emphasizes need to replace infrastructure after water main break

    City re-emphasizes need to replace infrastructure after water main break
    After another city water main break caused fast-moving water to rush down Charles Street on Wednesday, officials defended plans to spend millions to upgrade Baltimore's aging public water system. The broken pipe at North Charles and East 20th streets,...