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  • Prettyboy Reservoir Day on April 27 celebrates region's liquid asset

    Prettyboy Reservoir Day on April 27 celebrates region's liquid asset
    Since the 1930s, warm weather and sunshine is a signal for many in Carroll and Baltimore counties to venture outdoors for biking, hiking fishing and boating trips in the Gunpowder River and Prettyboy watershed in the Hereford area. Spring has arrived...
  • Aberdeen could raise water, sewer, trash rates for 2014

    Aberdeen residents could see some increases in their bills for 2014, although property taxes will probably stay the same, city manager Doug Miller told the city council during a Monday work session. He said he hoped to have the city budget ready for...
  • County announces water line replacements in Towson

    Baltimore County Public Works announced Thursday that work will begin on or around Monday, April 15 to replace 2,700 feet of water lines on York Road in Towson between the Beltway and Washington Avenue. The work, which Public Works Spokesman David...
  • City public works employee pleads guilty to stealing thousands

    A Baltimore public works employee pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $30,000 from the agency by manipulating overtime compensation between 2009 and 2011, according to prosecutors. She'll have to pay some of the money back. Christine Hooper,...
  • Perryville postpones vote on fire company donation

    A final decision on whether to give The Community Fire Company of Perryville a total of $105,000 for its career services program has been delayed at least one more month. Although a vote on the donation was on the agenda for Tuesday's Perryville town...
  • City neighborhoods see benefits, problems with reservoir transition plan

    City neighborhoods see benefits, problems with reservoir transition plan
    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...
  • Councilman failed to provide context on storm water fee [Letter]

    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...
  • 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...
  • Havre de Grace councilman advocates for same-sex marriage question

    Havre de Grace councilman advocates for same-sex marriage question
    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...
  • Aberdeen City Council approves resolution to become biggest recipient of nationwide MTBE suit settlement

    Aberdeen City Council approves resolution to become biggest recipient of nationwide MTBE suit settlement
    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...
  • BWI powers up, saves money with new solar panels

    BWI powers up, saves money with new solar panels
    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...
  • Third of Maryland now in drought

     
    The new Drought Monitor map, released Thursday morning, shows that nearly a third of Maryland is now in "moderate" to "extreme" drought, with the most serious drought in Western Maryland. Southern Maryland and the Lower Eastern Shore are also struggling...