If you live in the City of Aberdeen and have noticed a different taste or odor to your water, don't be alarmed. City officials say it's perfectly safe to drink and use. The problem, which relates to the source and the weather, isn't a new one and typically crops up in the summer, city Public Works Director Kyle Torster said.
A portion of West Mulberry Street, a major thoroughfare into downtown Baltimore, will remain closed to commuters on Tuesday morning after a water main break caused a large sinkhole on Monday, city officials said.
Aberdeen city officials say they eventually hope to see enough revenue come in from a lodging tax on the more than 1,200 hotel rooms in their city to cover maintenance of Ripken Stadium and give property owners a 2-cent reduction in their property taxes.
Joe Burns Jr., the administrator for the county's Ethics Commission, sent an email to the members of the Carroll County Republican Central Committee on Nov. 5 which some have construed as a conflict of interest.
In an election marked statewide by uncertain races and Republican upsets, Prince George's County remained solidly blue. But there was still at least one close race on the ballot: the debate over term limits.
Laurel city officials have placed a 26,000-pound weight limit on Dorset Road after uncovering drainage structures under the road are crumbling. The city is conducting an engineering study to present potential fixes.
It looked like a fairly standard play group: a man on guitar, scattered toys, toddlers yanking purposefully on adult fingers and clothes. But community leaders and public officials held a press conference Monday at the 29th Street Community Center because they want people to see something else that's happening too: the strengthening of a neighborhood.
Mike Hiob, a former city councilman and unsuccessful mayoral candidate, says Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett has been using his city-owned vehicle and city-provided credit card to make too many trips and spend money on expensive lunches with officials.
When Jack B. Johnson, the county executive for Prince George's County, was indicted in 2010 on federal charges shortly before pleading guilty to extortion along with witness and evidence tampering, legislators realized local governments needed to be held just as accountable as state employees. Though changes made to the requirements for local governments — including counties, municipalities and school boards — are mandatory, some municipalities in Carroll County have been reluctant
On Monday, approximately 150 residents, elected officials and other stakeholders gathered in Long Reach Village Center to mark the county's $5 million purchase of the property, which was finalized Oct. 1.
A community group based in North Baltimore has attracted more than 900 supporters and nearly $17,000 in donations to the Baltimore Broadband Coalition, which seeks to attract broadband investment here.
As the Nov. 4 general election approaches, Prince George's voters have more to decide than just which politicians to elect. They'll also be deciding how long those politicians might get to stay in office.
Business at Mount Airy's Town Council meeting Monday included discussions on a resolution to amend the recall amendment in the town's charter, a re-introduced ethics ordinance, and a proposed agreement between the municipalities and Carroll County to pay for stormwater management costs.
Annapolis historians say they've turned up evidence that a Civil War parole camp was once located at a property known as Crystal Spring -- where there's a controversial proposal for a development that includes senior apartments, retail shops and townhouses.
Dumsers' soft ice cream cones were still twirled perilously high, Thrashers' french fries were still doused in vinegar, and the surf was clear and cold as ever, but there were signs of change in Ocean City this summer.
The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. But city officials say this week's Star-Spangled Spectacular — which marks 200 years since troops in Baltimore beat back a British invasion in 1814 — could surpass all those totals.
Several months after dozens of bicycles used in a popular Baltimore bike-sharing program were stolen from Druid Hill Park, city officials said they had garnered enough donations to restart the program.
The incoming county executive will get a raise of nearly $25,000 over what Harford County Executive David Craig is paid, despite strident opposition from county teachers and other employees who have not received raises during much of Craig's tenure.