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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...
  • Broken water main cuts service, disrupts activities in Essex

    Broken water main cuts service, disrupts activities in Essex
    Shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sarah Weber walked out of Binkert's Meat Products in Essex and locked the door behind her — an early departure for the third-generation sausage and deli meats producer. Just down the hill, traffic narrowed and was...
  • 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...
  • New pipes installed at two water main break sites

    New pipes installed at two water main break sites
    City work crews have located, removed and replaced the old pipe that ruptured Monday and sent water cascading through several downtown streets, fully restoring service to the affected neighborhood. By 9 a.m. Tuesday, a new 30-inch main had been...
  • 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...
  • City public works employee pleads guilty to stealing thousands

    A Baltimore public works employee pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $30,000 from the agency by manipulating overtime compensation between 2009 and 2011, according to prosecutors. She'll have to pay some of the money back. Christine Hooper,...
  • Perryville postpones vote on fire company donation

    A final decision on whether to give The Community Fire Company of Perryville a total of $105,000 for its career services program has been delayed at least one more month. Although a vote on the donation was on the agenda for Tuesday's Perryville town...
  • City neighborhoods see benefits, problems with reservoir transition plan

    City neighborhoods see benefits, problems with reservoir transition plan
    Baltimore's scenic reservoirs could be transformed into lakes criss-crossed by rowboats as the city removes them from the water supply to comply with a federal health mandate. To meet the 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...