Health, Politics

Board of Public Works approves $3 million in grants for clean water, Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved nearly $3 million in grants to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Dereck E. Davis and Comptroller Peter Franchot. “These are smart investments to protect public health and prevent water pollution in Maryland communities and the Chesapeake Bay,” said Maryland Environment Secretary …


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Water main break reported in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—A water main break in the Parkville area has left dozens of residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 3100-block of Garden Avenue (21234). Approximately 40 customers are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs.  Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo via …


Over 67,000 power outages reported in Maryland, nearly 200 flights canceled at BWI

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The first winter storm of the season is packing quite a punch in parts of Maryland and wreaking havoc on local roadways. As of 12:30 p.m. on Monday, over 67,000 residents were without power, according to the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM).  Maryland State Police have also responded to dozens of crashes.  The Nottingham area is under a …

Power outage affects some White Marsh businesses

WHITE MARSH, MD—A Thursday morning power outage has left some White Marsh businesses “in the dark.” The outage was reported at just before 11 a.m. Approximately 60 customers and businesses in the vicinity of THE AVENUE at White Marsh have been affected, according to BGE. A repair team has been dispatched and crews hope to have power restored by 1 …

Water main break reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—A water main break in Rosedale has left several residents without the water. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch Main has ruptured in the 1500-block of Weyburn Road (21237). Thirty customers and two hydrants are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Water main break reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—A water main break in Rosedale has left dozens of residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 7800-block of Winterhaven Road (21237). Sixty customers and one hydrant are currently out of service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo …

Power outage near Dunfield, Belmont communities leaves almost 2,500 without power

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Wednesday afternoon power outage has left several residents and businesses without power near the Dunfield and Belmont communities. The outage was reported at just before 3:30 p.m.  Initial reports indicate that nearly 2,500 residents are currently without power. BGE estimates that power should be restored by around 5:30 p.m. There has been no word on what caused the outage. …

Baltimore County Council passes legislation to lower costs for homeowners connecting to sewer system

TOWSON, MD—On Monday night, the Baltimore County Council passed legislation sponsored by Councilman David Marks that provides significant relief to homeowners who are connecting to the public water or sewer system due to a health situation. When this occurs, homeowners must pay construction or connection costs. The current law sets the interest rate over the 40-year period at 5 percent. …