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  • BGE investigating cause of Annapolis-area outage

    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers continued to investigate what caused high-voltage lines to go down outside the city of Annapolis, putting on a light show Thursday night before plunging more than 55,000 customers into darkness. Electricity was...
  • June: Cannibalism case a shocker; bear tales a welcome relief

    June: Cannibalism case a shocker; bear tales a welcome relief
    Alexander Kinyua, an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, was charged with the first-degree murder of his roommate 37-year-old Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie. Kinyua allegedly hadn't just killed the man, but also had eaten his heart 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...
  • Environmental cleanup of 1904 Roland Water Tower begins

    Environmental cleanup of 1904 Roland Water Tower begins
    Work has begun to clean up and restore the long-closed iconic 107-year-old Roland Water Tower. The Baltimore-based company Padeens Inc. started environmental cleanup of the tower at West University Parkway and Roland Avenue on Oct. 31 and expects to...
  • 'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants

    'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants
    Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....
  • City re-emphasizes need to replace infrastructure after water main break

    City re-emphasizes need to replace infrastructure after water main break
    After another city water main break caused fast-moving water to rush down Charles Street on Wednesday, officials defended plans to spend millions to upgrade Baltimore's aging public water system. The broken pipe at North Charles and East 20th streets,...
  • Harford water and sewer office building site plan reviewed

    Harford County Government plans to build a 25,388-square-foot water and sewer office building on the 32.5-acre Abingdon Water Treatment Plant property, and the site plan was reviewed by the county's Development Advisory Committee last Wednesday morning....
  • Report hits gaps in Chesapeake pollution enforcement

    Report hits gaps in Chesapeake pollution enforcement
    While Chesapeake Bay pollution from sewage plants and industries has declined overall in recent years, illegal discharges from those sources are still dumping significant amounts of water-fouling nutrients into the troubled estuary, says a Washington-...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground to get new water tank, with Aberdeen's help

    The Army is moving forward with converting an old building on the Aberdeen Proving Ground into a water source to provide 3 million gallons of water daily, Aberdeen city manager Doug Miller said. The post has one, 500,000-gallon water tank, which has...
  • For Naval Academy plebes, a grueling end to the year

    For Naval Academy plebes, a grueling end to the year
    The wake-up call came at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, but Midshipman Alberto Salabarria was ready well before then. Anticipating a grueling, thrilling, muddy day of Sea Trials at the Naval Academy, Salabarria and some of his classmates couldn't wait....
  • Charles Street water main break was a wake-up call for our infrastructure

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was spot-on in her assessment of Wednesday's water main break when she pleaded for more funds to support the area's aging infrastructure ("Water infrastructure becomes a priority," Nov. 8). Unfortunately,...
  • City's infrastructure problems continue with two water main breaks Monday

    City's infrastructure problems continue with two water main breaks Monday
    For the second time in six days, Baltimore's aging water system ruptured, affecting service to dozens of businesses and homes downtown and in Essex, including two hospitals, while snarling traffic and providing yet another unpleasant reminder of the...