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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent

    Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent
    Customers of Baltimore's water system would see their water bills go up 15 percent — more than expected — under a proposal the Department of Public Works announced Monday. The projected rate hike follows years of increases and will bring a...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground to get new water tank, with Aberdeen's help

    The Army is moving forward with converting an old building on the Aberdeen Proving Ground into a water source to provide 3 million gallons of water daily, Aberdeen city manager Doug Miller said. The post has one, 500,000-gallon water tank, which has...
  • For Naval Academy plebes, a grueling end to the year

    For Naval Academy plebes, a grueling end to the year
    The wake-up call came at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, but Midshipman Alberto Salabarria was ready well before then. Anticipating a grueling, thrilling, muddy day of Sea Trials at the Naval Academy, Salabarria and some of his classmates couldn't wait....
  • 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,...
  • Government first, business second?

    Sen. Ben Cardin and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake recently wrote an opinion piece in these pages regarding Baltimore's failing infrastructure. As Senator Cardin's opponent in the November election, I wanted to take this opportunity to address the real...
  • 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...