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  • 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 water bills could rise by 15 percent

    Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent
    Customers of Baltimore's water system would see their water bills go up 15 percent — more than expected — under a proposal the Department of Public Works announced Monday. The projected rate hike follows years of increases and will bring a...
  • Harford to sell nearly $117 million in bonds on Feb. 19

    Harford County officials are preparing to sell $116.9 in bonds on Feb. 19. The bond issues cover $40 million that is being borrowed for various capital improvement projects and $76.9 million to refinance two previous bond issues from 2005 and 2007,...
  • 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...
  • Thomas M. Wirth named vice president at Geo-Technology Associates

    Professional engineer Thomas M. Wirth has been promoted to vice president of Geo-Technology Associates Inc., a mid-Atlantic geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting firm. With 12 years of professional experience, Wirth specializes in...
  • 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...
  • Dissecting Bel Air, sustainability plan looks to town's future

    Dissecting Bel Air, sustainability plan looks to town's future
    What will the Town of Bel Air be like in five years? Or in 10 years? A comprehensive plan adopted by the Board of Town Commissioners at the Jan. 22 town meeting tries to answer these questions by looking at where the town is today, how it is perceived...
  • Pages Past: Custodian's heroics save child as wall collapses

    An article in the Jan. 24, 1963, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported the heroics of a school custodian in rescuing a student. Fourteen-year-old Norman G. Gaither, an eighth grade student at Our Lady of Victory Catholic school on...
  • Lawmakers seek steeper fines for sewage spills

    Lawmakers seek steeper fines for sewage spills
    Lawmakers and representatives of Maryland's county and municipal governments sparred Tuesday over a pair of bills in Annapolis that would raise the fines for sewage spills which annually dump millions of gallons of untreated waste into local waters and...
  • Aberdeen wise to keep ahead of the curve on sewage treatment issues [Editorial]

    It's a matter no one gives a, well let's say hoot, about until there's a problem. When there is a problem with it, everyone affected will be angry enough to call city hall and give the poor soul who answers a blast of, let's just call it hot air. The...
  • Susquehanna's health largely improved, though microbial threat increases, report concludes

    Microbial pollutants are increasing as a problem in the watershed of the Susquehanna River, but other measures of river health have shown improvement over the past two years, according to latest "State of the Susquehanna" report released this week. The...
  • Aberdeen approves loan for unique sewer lining equipment

    Aberdeen will soon be just the second jurisdiction on the East Coast to install special pipe-bursting equipment to line its sanitary sewers, Public Works Director Matt Lapinsky said Monday. The city council approved a resolution at its meeting Monday...