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  • Voluntary water controls for western Baltimore County residents through July

    The Baltimore County Department of Public Works has asked residents in the western portion of the county limit their water consumption for the rest of July. The voluntary water control request is the result of a Baltimore City construction project to...
  • Bagel shop concept that replicates water from Brooklyn comes to Baltimore

    Bagel shop concept that replicates water from Brooklyn comes to Baltimore
    If you can't find a good New York-style bagel, blame the water. A bagel shop chain that's coming to Baltimore says it uses a proprietary water treatment technology that replicates the taste, temperature and purity of water in Brooklyn, N.Y. The...
  • Learn anything in 40 years? Maybe not

    Earlier this month, I completed my 40th year of working for The Aegis. I'm not exactly sure what day I started back in July 1972, but it was a Monday in the third week of the month. Coming to work when I did, I thought I really had missed most of the...
  • Havre de Grace councilman advocates for same-sex marriage question

    Havre de Grace councilman advocates for same-sex marriage question
    Questions on the ballot for the upcoming election, specifically the ones dealing with same-sex marriage and county charter amendments, brought out some opinions at Havre de Grace's council meeting Monday. Councilman Joe Smith, who said earlier he would...
  • Sinkhole closes Monument Street near Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Sinkhole closes Monument Street near Johns Hopkins Hospital
    In the latest example of Baltimore's aging infrastructure's causing damage to city streets, a large sinkhole opened on East Monument Street near Johns Hopkins Hospital on Wednesday afternoon — causing a stretch of the road to be closed and nearby...
  • O'Malley: Farmers are strong partners in cleaning the Chesapeake Bay

    In their June 18 op-ed "No more half-measures for the bay," Parris N. Glendening, Bernie Fowler, Tom Horton, Gerald W. Winegrad, Walter Boynton and Thomas R. Fisher, great friends of the environment, acknowledge Maryland's efforts to curb "bay-choking...
  • The slow drip of America's infrastructure crisis

    The slow drip of America's infrastructure crisis
    This month, a critical link in the city's most essential public infrastructure hit a breaking point: A 120-year old water main burst, shutting down Light and Lombard streets, disrupting commutes and downtown businesses. Only 10 days later, a sink hole...
  • Harford County says cloudy drinking water is not a safety issue

    Harford County government said it has received "numerous calls" this week about cloudy or discolored tap water experienced by customers of the county's public water system. Despite the concerns raised, the county is advising residents the water is safe...
  • 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,...
  • H. Berton McCauley, dentist

    H. Berton McCauley, dentist
    Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...