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  • Pages Past: Custodian's heroics save child as wall collapses

    An article in the Jan. 24, 1963, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported the heroics of a school custodian in rescuing a student. Fourteen-year-old Norman G. Gaither, an eighth grade student at Our Lady of Victory Catholic school on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Councilman failed to provide context on storm water fee [Letter]

    In Councilman David Marks' recent newsletter, he presented "facts" regarding Baltimore County's proposal to levy a storm water fee on properties throughout the county. However, he failed to provide any context. The federal government is requiring the...
  • 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...
  • Water restrictions in place for all WSSC customers after break in Chevy Chase

    After a break in a 54-inch water transmission main in Chevy Chase Monday night, WSSC officials this morning placed a mandatory restriction on water use that affects all customers — residential and businesses — in Prince George's and Montgomery...
  • Aberdeen wise to keep ahead of the curve on sewage treatment issues [Editorial]

    It's a matter no one gives a, well let's say hoot, about until there's a problem. When there is a problem with it, everyone affected will be angry enough to call city hall and give the poor soul who answers a blast of, let's just call it hot air. The...
  • Aberdeen approves loan for unique sewer lining equipment

    Aberdeen will soon be just the second jurisdiction on the East Coast to install special pipe-bursting equipment to line its sanitary sewers, Public Works Director Matt Lapinsky said Monday. The city council approved a resolution at its meeting Monday...
  • Howard's messy septic plan

    Howard's messy septic plan
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman probably never expected the first veto of his six years in office to involve a land use bill, particularly one that he was compelled to seek by state law. But that's what happened, and between now and Monday it's up to...
  • 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...