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  • The hidden health risks of fracking

    The hidden health risks of fracking
    Imagine you are a nurse working in an emergency room, and a worker on a gas fracking well comes in covered in chemicals used in the drilling process. You call the gas company to find out what chemicals are being used to help in your assessment of possible...
  • Potomac named America's most endangered river

    Potomac named America's most endangered river
    The Potomac River, which flows between Maryland and Virginia, was named the nation's "most endangered" waterway today by a Washington-based environmental group. American Rivers put the Potomac atop its annual list of endangered rivers.  Though cleaner...
  • City official: Lazy workers faked water meter readings

    City official: Lazy workers faked water meter readings
    Two city water meter readers turned in phony numbers in at least two neighborhoods in recent months, the Department of Public Works acknowledged Tuesday, leading to more inaccurate billing by an agency that has been troubled by aging infrastructure and...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 85 degrees. Tonight is is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 60 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you...
  • High temperatures trigger need for cooling centers, result in second death

    High temperatures trigger need for cooling centers, result in second death
    After a week of cooler temperatures, the hot weather is back in Harford County, prompting medical calls and the opening of cooling centers. Since Sunday, local emergency services personnel responded to four heat-related illness calls, according to Rick...
  • Board of Estimates approves contract for Robin Hood Road improvements

    Nearly 3,000 feet of Robin Hood Road between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace will be reconstructed, with an estimated start date of July 1. The $1,475,455 contract to Daisy Concrete Inc. of MD, of Newport, Del., was approved by the Harford County Board of...
  • Towson's Notre Dame Prep students sink or swim in cardboard creations

    Towson's Notre Dame Prep students sink or swim in cardboard creations
    With varying levels of success, two Notre Dame Preparatory School physics classes put a year's worth of learning to the test and built boats out of cardboard and duct tape — and put them to the test this week, paddling across the school's pool. "We...
  • Delegate says focus shouldn't be on his 'black youth mobs' comment, but on city violence

    Delegate says focus shouldn't be on his 'black youth mobs' comment, but on city violence
    State Del. Pat McDonough, who stirred controversy this week when he said "roving mobs of black youth" terrorize Baltimore, shrugged off criticism Friday that he is using shock tactics to raise his political profile. McDonough, a Republican who represents...
  • Baltimore DPW is committed to reducing water meter billing errors

    A recent article about two former Department of Public Works meter readers did not accurately reflect the proactive steps taken by DPW to reduce water meter billing errors ("City official: Lazy workers faked water meter readings," May 15). The agency's...
  • Eileen Fisher to open first Baltimore area store

    It's a busy time for store openings for some Baltimore-area malls. News of White Marsh Mall getting Boscov's department store back this fall has been followed by more announcements this week from other regional centers. Eileen Fisher, a national women's...
  • Roland Park makes big push to buy Baltimore Country Club land

    With Baltimore Country Club officials sitting in the audience, Roland Park community leaders Tuesday announced plans to raise $10 million in an effort to buy part of the pristine club land for preservation. With Baltimore Country Club officials in the...
  • Need vs. reality consumes Havre de Grace High replacement project

    When Harford County Executive David Craig first proposed building a new Havre de Grace High School a little more than a year ago, I wrote a column that was generally supportive of the concept. While I still think Craig's proposal has merit, it appears...