| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:45 PM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:52 PM
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.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:54 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:09 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:28 PM
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.