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  • 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...
  • City again seeks to raise water, sewer rates

    City again seeks to raise water, sewer rates
    For the fourth consecutive year, Baltimore officials are proposing a 9 percent increase to water and sewer rates — and the charges will continue to grow indefinitely to cover the costs of major projects, they say. The proposed rate increases come...
  • 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...
  • Inner Harbor smell demonstrates bay woes to holiday visitors

    Inner Harbor smell demonstrates bay woes to holiday visitors
    A powerful stench was in the air Saturday at the Inner Harbor as 12-year-olds Alison Chase and Marissa Westerbeke hunched over the water's edge, studying tiny crabs floating to the surface. The girls were in town from Connecticut for a relaxing annual...
  • Hudson's Corner: $10 million for club land is a lot of money, but it buys peace of mind

    It was almost deja vu. Tuesday, May 22 was the annual meeting of the Roland Park Civic League. Many of the same people who spoke at the October 2008, standing-room-only meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, spoke there again: Civic League...
  • 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...
  • Health care for inmates to cost county $3.2 million

    Inmates at the Harford County Detention Center will have access to increased health care services, mainly aimed at those suffering from mental illness or drug addiction. The Harford County Board of Estimates approved a contract Thursday morning not to...
  • 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...
  • Crofton, Odenton residents asked to limit water use

    Residents of Crofton and Odenton are being asked to limit their use of water through Monday morning after a water main break that diminished Anne Arundel County's water production, according to the county's public works department. The damaged...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Bagel shop concept that replicates water from Brooklyn comes to Baltimore

    Bagel shop concept that replicates water from Brooklyn comes to Baltimore
    If you can't find a good New York-style bagel, blame the water. A bagel shop chain that's coming to Baltimore says it uses a proprietary water treatment technology that replicates the taste, temperature and purity of water in Brooklyn, N.Y. The...