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  • Water restrictions lifted as repairs completed

    Howard County announced Friday that residents can resume normal water use, as the water main repair that prompted the county to urge water conservation is now complete. The 54-inch water main that was being repaired in Baltimore City is one of two...
  • Editorial: The water is safe to drink

    Frequently, it has been observed by those who study the social sciences that while advances in medicine have saved many people from premature death resulting from disease or trauma, the scientific advance that has done the most to increase life expectancy...
  • Perryville commissioner questions outreach program's new summer project

    Perryville Commissioner Michael Dawson is concerned about why a juvenile outreach program is expanding when attendance is down, and why 10- to 12-year-old kids are interacting with much older teens. The outreach program, which is for at-risk teenagers,...
  • Some big businesses owe millions in city water bills

    In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records. Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
  • Despite more August rain, Harford County remains under drought watch

    Despite more August rain, Harford County remains under drought watch
    Harford County is still under a drought watch, according to officials who monitor local water supplies, even though rainfall in the region has been running a little ahead of average for August. And, what a difference a year makes. Most of Harford County...
  • Water line work near Aberdeen to cause Loflin Road, Route 7 detours

    Beginning today (Monday, April 22) the Maryland State Highway Administration said it will temporarily close Loflin Road at Route 7 (Old Philadelphia Road) near Aberdeen to relocate a Harford County water line under Route 7, a project that will take...
  • Maple Lawn South proposed zoning draws ire of residents

    Maple Lawn South proposed zoning draws ire of residents
    Gene Iager can talk for hours about his family's history of farming in Fulton, which began in 1839, when his great-great-grandfather Henry R. Iager purchased the original 108-acre site for $225. But while Iager, 66, speaks fondly of his family's...
  • 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,...
  • Toxic waste in Severn wells investigated

    Toxic waste in Severn wells investigated
    Groundwater contamination from toxic waste dumped decades ago at a nearby factory in the Severn area has prompted widespread testing of residential wells and put eight homes on bottled water, state officials said. The eight households have been...
  • Synagro Technologies' bankruptcy will bring jobs to Baltimore

    Synagro Technologies' bankruptcy will bring jobs to Baltimore
    A Wednesday bankruptcy filing by Synagro Technologies Inc. means growth and new jobs for the Baltimore area as the waste recycler consolidates its headquarters in White Marsh. The Carlyle Group LP-owned company, which had been co-headquartered in...
  • Charles Street water main break was a wake-up call for our infrastructure

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was spot-on in her assessment of Wednesday's water main break when she pleaded for more funds to support the area's aging infrastructure ("Water infrastructure becomes a priority," Nov. 8). Unfortunately,...
  • City's infrastructure problems continue with two water main breaks Monday

    City's infrastructure problems continue with two water main breaks Monday
    For the second time in six days, Baltimore's aging water system ruptured, affecting service to dozens of businesses and homes downtown and in Essex, including two hospitals, while snarling traffic and providing yet another unpleasant reminder of the...