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  • Up to 100 gallons of diesel spilled into harbor at Bond Street Wharf

    Up to 100 gallons of diesel spilled into harbor at Bond Street Wharf
    About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a rooftop generator at Bond Street Wharf into the Fells Point harbor Sunday, Maryland environmental officials said. The fuel leaked into the water from a stormwater outfall at Bond Street, Maryland Department...
  • 'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]

    'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]
    August 1965 SOS for Institute "Patapsco Institute Museum Proposed "The 128-year-old Patapsco Female Institute may be saved for posterity and not be torn down as feared. For the past couple of weeks, the Times has been in contact with historical...
  • Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours

    Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours
    Tuesday's torrential rain — the most to fall in one day in more than 80 years — shut down portions of major roadways, stranded dozens of motorists, including some who had to be rescued, and caused dangerous flash floods throughout the region....
  • Record rainfall causing widespread flooding, rescues

    Record rainfall causing widespread flooding, rescues
    Heavy rain led to flash flooding that closed roads and required widespread swift-water rescues from trapped vehicles Tuesday. A flash flood warning was in effect across parts of the Baltimore region through 6:45 p.m. At Baltimore-Washington...
  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties. As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
  • Development of Morsberger property resumes

    Development of Morsberger property resumes
    A development of 43 single family homes in the heart of Catonsville that was temporarily put on hold is now moving forward, with a development plan hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 in Towson. The development plan for the Morsberger property...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Catching poachers Tuesday, Aug. 12: Timothy Bowman, program manager for the Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network, will speak at a meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss how the new...
  • Ellicott City

    Art exhibit Works by local painter Alison Menke will be on view Aug. 8-Oct. 19 at Still Life Gallery Fine Art and Custom Framing, 8173 Main St. A wine and cheese reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6...
  • Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]

    Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]
    On July 26, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works will again celebrate Liberty Reservoir Day in the recreation area right above the reservoir dam on the North Branch of the Patapsco River. Last year's Liberty Reservoir Day event was well...
  • Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines

    Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines
    A worn and fractured rail along train tracks through Ellicott City caused the coal train derailment that killed two women in 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. In its final report on the accident, the NTSB said it found...
  • High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair

    High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair
    Forget what you think you know about a mule being an obstinate creature, given to sitting down with a frustrated rider on its back if the impulse strikes. Madison and Miranda Iager of Woodbine say they will be working to debunk the "stubborn as a mule"...
  • Copper theft leads to Baltimore, Arundel power outages

    An unknown amount of copper wiring was stolen from a BGE substation in Linthicum, causing a power outage that disrupted light rail service from Patapsco Station south to Cromwell Station and BWI Sunday morning, police said. Anne Arundel County police and...