| May 20, 2013
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:33 AM
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,...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:28 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2013
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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
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...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:38 AM
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.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman probably never expected the first veto of his six years in office to involve a land use bill, particularly one that he was compelled to seek by state law. But that's what happened, and between now and Monday it's up to...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Power has been restored to Annapolis homes and businesses and other nearby parts of Anne Arundel County after Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. reported a disruption to two main lines servicing the area Thursday night.
Off-duty city police officers were...