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  • Worker, 21, killed in fall from Pasadena water tower

    Worker, 21, killed in fall from Pasadena water tower
    A 21-year-old worker was killed in a fall from a Pasadena water tower Wednesday, and police identified him Friday. Chad Louis Weller of Stevensville fell 180 feet from the tower in the 3700 block of Mountain Road at around 2:30 p.m., according to the...
  • Mt. Soma, Milton Avenue projects still drawing fire in Fallston

    Several development issues remain on the Fallston community's radar, including a proposed commercial site at Route 1 and Milton Avenue and apartments slated for the historic Mt. Soma Farm near Route 1 and the Bel Air Bypass. "The big ticket item" at...
  • Aberdeen residents face last water shutoffs as Route 40 work continues

    Aberdeen residents face last water shutoffs as Route 40 work continues
    Some Aberdeen residents in the Route 40 area have dealt with water shutoffs in the wake of an ongoing state project to improve part of the road; however, the last of them is expected to occur this week. The State Highway Administration is in the midst...
  • City selects low bidder to install 400,000 water meters

    City selects low bidder to install 400,000 water meters
    Baltimore officials awarded an $83.5 million contract Wednesday to overhaul the city's huge water-meter system — and warned residents that they could be liable for damage the work might cause on their properties unless they purchase insurance. The...
  • On eve of Sandy anniversary, Ulman breaks ground on sewage plant backup generators

    On eve of Sandy anniversary, Ulman breaks ground on sewage plant backup generators
    Last October, power outages due to Hurricane Sandy caused a shutdown at the Little Patuxent sewage plant, releasing 19.5 million gallons of untreated effluent into the Little Patuxent River. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman decided to put plans in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Water service restored after line break in Joppatowne Thursday

    Water service restored after line break in Joppatowne Thursday
    Harford County crews have restored water service to five Joppatowne homes that were without water for five hours Thursday afternoon and evening, following a water main break, as temperatures dipped into the 20s. About 45 homes in the neighborhood...
  • Harford to temporarily switch public drinking water sources

    The Harford County Department of Public Works' Water and Sewer Division will temporarily switch water sources at the Abingdon Water Treatment Plant from the usual supply originating at Loch Raven Reservoir to the Susquehanna River behind Conowingo Dam....