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  • Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner

    Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner
    Sherlock Swann Gillet, a Baltimore County farmer and water utility owner, died Sept. 9. Family members said that he went out for his daily horseback ride in Glyndon and did not return. He was later found in a field. Family members said he fell from his...
  • Harford's Craig calls APG area's biggest polluter, challenges feds on rain tax

    Harford's Craig calls APG area's biggest polluter, challenges feds on rain tax
    Harford County Executive David Craig fiercely defended his opposition to the state's stormwater remediation fee Monday night, pointing out that government property would be exempt from what has become known as the rain tax. The rain tax, which Craig said...
  • Bel Air moves forward with next phase of regional water authority

    The Town of Bel Air is moving forward with the second phase of establishing a regional water authority in Harford County. Commissioners voted Tuesday night to take part in the study, becoming the last municipality in the area to sign onto the next...
  • A watershed moment for Harford [Editorial]

    A watershed moment for Harford [Editorial]
    Dull though the subject matter may be, it would be hard to overstate the potential impact on Harford County of a consolidated, countywide water and sewer system. Running a municipal water system that meets the demands of large swaths of the populace,...
  • Chili cookoff sponsors hope to taste success in fixing water tower

    Chili cookoff sponsors hope to taste success in fixing water tower
    Looming figuratively in the background at the Roland Park Chili Cookoff on Feb. 22 was the old Roland Water Tower. The goal of the cookoff, besides getting into the spirit of the Olympics and bringing a bit of warmth to winter, was also to raise money...
  • Consolidated water and sewer operation a good idea for Harford [Editorial]

    The idea of having Harford County served by a single governmental entity responsible for providing clean water and treating sewage on the whole is a good one. There are, however, aspects of such a system that deserve close public scrutiny as the water and...
  • Perryville commissioners approve new pension plan

    Pension plans of Perryville town employees will be switching from a SIMPLE IRA to the more typical government plans, a 457(b). The Perryville town commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to adopt the new plan. The town had been using a SIMPLE IRA for employee...
  • Harford may need new water sources in the future, DPW engineer says

    Harford County may have to look for new sources of water in the future, but the county's quest for water is not as crucial as originally projected in light of slowing population growth, a county engineer told the county council Tuesday. The county will...
  • Candidates for governor pledge tax cuts for business

    Candidates for governor pledge tax cuts for business
    Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector. The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....