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  • Annapolis hosting emergency preparedness drill

    Annapolis hosting emergency preparedness drill
    There’s no cause for alarm – unless you’re one of the volunteers pretending to be displaced by a major storm, that is. The Annapolis Office of Emergency Preparedness and Risk Management is hosting a citywide preparedness exercise on...
  • Travel by city's water chief questioned

    Travel by city's water chief questioned
    The head of Baltimore's water system spent 35 days attending conferences in the past year, many of them out of state, records show. The travel has raised concerns among some city officials, who say Water and Wastewater chief Rudy Chow is needed here to...
  • Lawmakers question effort to evaluate Arundel school sites for cell towers

    Lawmakers question effort to evaluate Arundel school sites for cell towers
    Anne Arundel County public schools' agreement last year to allow school properties to be evaluated as possible sites for cellphone towers has drawn a mix of support and opposition from some residents. This week, some elected officials representing an...
  • Water restrictions in place for all WSSC customers after break in Chevy Chase

    After a break in a 54-inch water transmission main in Chevy Chase Monday night, WSSC officials this morning placed a mandatory restriction on water use that affects all customers — residential and businesses — in Prince George's and Montgomery...
  • Clean water requires everyone's help

    Clean water requires everyone's help
    I am writing in response to Sen. E.J. Pipkin's letter to the editor in which he called me the state's land planning czar ("O'Malley is waging war on rural Maryland," Feb. 26). The senator may think such name-calling and his "war on rural Maryland"...
  • Saving energy, money with 'mini' power plants

    Saving energy, money with 'mini' power plants
    Three orange engines sit in a building on the sprawling grounds of the Back River wastewater treatment plant, producing a steady din. And about 20 percent of the electricity the facility needs. "It's basically a mini power plant," said Ted Atwood,...
  • Health officials tracing source of chemicals that sickened Hopkins workers

    Health officials tracing source of chemicals that sickened Hopkins workers
    Health officials continue to investigate how contaminated hot water sickened nearly two dozen people at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex Monday, but the case is similar to previous ones involving faulty water-heating systems that let chemicals mix...
  • More illnesses reported at Hopkins at Keswick

    More illnesses reported at Hopkins at Keswick
    At least 12 people with symptoms of illness were reported at Johns Hopkins at Keswick in North Baltimore on Monday, almost a week after nearly two dozen people fell ill from a contaminated water source at the hospital and university system's...
  • Baltimore reshaping approach to aging water lines

    Baltimore reshaping approach to aging water lines
    Baltimore water officials have been dogged in the past year by a series of extremely public problems: widespread billing errors that required millions in refunds, massive water main breaks that closed downtown streets, and a collapsed stormwater culvert...
  • City council committee OKs 16 percent cut in storm water fees

    City council committee OKs 16 percent cut in storm water fees
    A City Council committee on Tuesday approved a 16 percent cut to Baltimore's proposed storm water fees. Under a plan that will go to the full council for a vote Monday, homeowners would pay $40 to $120 per year. That's down from a range of $48 to $144....
  • Heatwave and water shortage drain some city schools

    Heatwave and water shortage drain some city schools
    As the first heat wave hit the city mid-week, at least four schools ran out of drinking water, city school officials confirmed. The Sun received emails from around the city reporting that schools hadn't received deliveries from water companies--and...
  • Catherine R. Kane, government administrator

    Catherine R. Kane, government administrator
    Catherine R. Kane, a Harford County government administrator who earlier had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12 from colon cancer at her Bel Air home. She was 65. "She really was an important part of Social...