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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...
  • 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...
  • Carrying water for the NSA [Editorial]

    Carrying water for the NSA  [Editorial]
    Critics of the National Security Agency are often correct in their assessment that the agency's surveillance programs have gone too far and that Congressional oversight has been lacking. It doesn't take a civil liberties attorney to see something...
  • Hampden merchants pushing city to finish water pipe repair work

    Hampden merchants pushing city to finish water pipe repair work
    Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are becoming increasingly angry as they wait for the Department of Public Works to finish water and sewer line repair projects that have clogged the commercial 3600 block of Falls Road and nearby streets...
  • Perryville settles with state over wastewater treatment plant violations

    The town of Perryville will pay $58,576 in penalties for violations at the municipal wastewater treatment plant during 2012, according to a settlement with the Maryland Department of the Environment accepted unanimously Tuesday by the Perryville Board...
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
  • 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...
  • Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers

    Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers
    It is a chilling tale of winter, one that in ghost-story fashion begins with a sign that all is not right. Maybe there's a damp spot spreading ominously across a wall, or faint sounds that grow louder and more insistent. "I heard water dripping," Liz...
  • Amid record number of water main breaks, Baltimore residents await fixes

    Amid record number of water main breaks, Baltimore residents await fixes
    Outside her Parkside home on Tuesday afternoon, Myra Mickey watched as a Baltimore public works employee labored several feet below her street to repair a broken water main. "They've been working around the clock," Mickey, 50, said of the city workers,...
  • David Craig: The State of Harford County 2014

    The following is the text of Harford County Executive David Craig's State of the County Address delivered to the Harford County Council on Feb. 4, 2014: Good evening Council President Boniface, Members of the County Council, and fellow citizens.  When...
  • Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns

    Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns
    Fresh water isn't what it used to be. New research has found that human activity has caused subtle but significant changes in the basic makeup of rivers in Maryland and elsewhere, with potential consequences for public water use and the health of...
  • Contractor should be liable for damages from water meter installation

     Contractor should be liable for damages from water meter installation
    It has long been recognized that Baltimore City has a problem with the accurate determination of its residents' water bills. It is not the purpose of this letter to yet again tell the story of another Baltimore City resident who got an erroneous water...