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  • New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue

    New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue
    Issuing building permits and restarting stalled construction projects have been suspended in Bel Air until the town can find a solution to its drought issue. Bel Air town commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to approve Resolution 1019-13, which...
  • More development plans for Joppa, Fallston, Abingdon draw fire

    More development plans for Joppa, Fallston, Abingdon draw fire
    Plans for two commercial development projects in Joppa and Fallston that have raised previous concerns in their respective communities were reviewed by Harford County and state agencies last week, while a proposal for more houses in Abingdon is likewise...
  • Bel Air advised to move forward with second phase of regional water supply

    Bel Air advised to move forward with second phase of regional water supply
    The Bel Air Town Commissioners were advised last week to move forward with the next phase of negotiations in the establish of a regional water and sewer authority. In a presentation during a work session Nov. 26, Craig A. Ward, Bel Air representative...
  • Firms vie for contract to replace city's water meter system

    Firms vie for contract to replace city's water meter system
    Two politically connected firms are lobbying for a multimillion-dollar contract to overhaul the city's water-meter system — a once-in-a-generation effort Baltimore officials say could help end the chronic problem of wildly erroneous bills. City...
  • Roland Park woman receives $64,000 water bill

    Roland Park woman receives $64,000 water bill
    Here's the $64,000 question: Why did a Roland Park woman get a Baltimore City water bill Oct. 12 for $64,224.85? "It just made us laugh so hard when we opened the envelope," said Caroline Wayner, 46, who lives in the Tuxedo Park neighborhood. After...
  • Help the environment: Eat less meat [Commentary]

    Help the environment: Eat less meat [Commentary]
    What can I do to help the environment? As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my (mostly) left-leaning, but financially focused, friends. They generally understand that the environment is...
  • Bel Air officials expect increase in sewer rates

    Bel Air officials expect increase in sewer rates
    Bel Air town officials expect to propose an increase in residential and commercial sewer rates in order to reflect changes in the bulk rate Harford County charges the town to treat its sewage. Town Administrator Chris Schlehr told the town...
  • Bel Air gets clean 2013 audit, prepares to raise sewer use rates

    Bel Air gets clean 2013 audit, prepares to raise sewer use rates
    The Bel Air Town Commissioners received an overall clean audit report during their work session Monday, although the report must undergo a final review before a formal presentation is made at the Jan. 21 town meeting. The town is also moving ahead to...
  • Chow to replace Foxx as head of city's public works agency

    Chow to replace Foxx as head of city's public works agency
    Rudy Chow, who's overseen the city's troubled water-billing system since 2011, will be promoted to head Baltimore's Department of Public Works, the mayor's office said Friday. Chow, who now makes $132,000, will receive a raise to $163,200 and replace...
  • City agency recommends Itron for big water meter contract

    City agency recommends Itron for big water meter contract
    A key city agency is recommending that a West Coast firm win a multimillion-dollar contract to overhaul Baltimore's water-meter system — an effort officials say is long overdue and could help end the persistent problem of wildly erroneous bills....
  • I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, electrical engineer, dies at 87

    <b>I.</b> Morton "Buddy" Schindler, electrical engineer, dies at 87
    I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, an electrical engineer who oversaw the pumping operation for Baltimore's water supply system, died Friday at Sinai Hospital of complications of a fall he suffered in December. He was 87 and lived in Pikesville. Born in...
  • Bel Air looks for new solutions to drought issues

    Bel Air looks for new solutions to drought issues
    The Town of Bel Air is considering new options for supplying water during droughts. Bill Walsh, president of Maryland American Water, recently presented town commissioners with options to ensure the town is able to secure a water supply during times...