| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Fifth District County Councilman David Marks said this week that Wachs Water Services, a company that contracts with Baltimore City but has been operating in Towson, will be leaving its city-owned property on East Burke Avenue by the end of July.
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Every once in a while, Richard Kluckhuhn, president of Laurel Fuel Oil and Heating Co., will open an old shelved box to find a specific copper fitting for a plumbing job. Instead, he will find dried mud and silt from 1972 — when Tropical Storm Agnes...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Charles Osborne Fisher Sr., 95, a long standing Westminster attorney, bank director, past chair of the Health Services Cost Review Commission and last surviving co-founder of Carroll Hospital Center, died June 22 at his home after a brief illness.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore officials approved a 9 percent increase in water rates Wednesday as the city auditor revealed that the beleaguered system's billing problems are more extensive than previously known.
City Auditor Robert L. McCarty said a continuing review shows...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Harford County officials unveiled the $70.4 million expansion of the Abingdon Water Treatment Plant on Thursday afternoon, which will double the plant's current capacity of processing 10 million gallons of water daily and serve more than 43,000 customers....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:01 PM
A contract originally rejected last month by the Harford County Board of Estimates was approved Thursday morning for a new division of water and sewer operations headquarters to be constructed at the newly expanded Abingdon Water Treatment plant.
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Most people throw out a jug of milk after a week or so. The oldest bottle of wine, on the other hand, is the most savored.
But what about water?
Some of what comes out of faucets in Annapolis, Leonardtown or Easton, it turns out, is older than the...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:05 AM
With temperatures nearing triple digits and a major water main to the county due to be repaired next week, Howard County's Department of Public Works has asked residents to conserve water, warning of a possible water shortage in the next few weeks.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:03 AM
If you witnessed the thunderstorms that hit the area late Friday night, you might have thought that they seemed more intense than normal — stronger winds, more frequent lightning. But almost as suddenly as they formed, they were gone again, and...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Corner Bakery Cafe, a Dallas-based fast-casual chain, opened its second Baltimore-area store on Monday at the Festival at Woodholme.
The specialties at Corner Bakery Cafe, which had its start as small bread bakery in downtown Chicago, are breakfast...