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Repair On Baltimore Water Main To Begin Monday

Public works officials in Baltimore say replacement is set to begin on three 16-foot sections of 54-inch water main in the southwest part of the city.


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Water Bills To Increase 9 Percent To Finance Infrastructure Repairs & Sewage Lines

Get ready for a big boost on your water bill. If you use Baltimore City water — and almost 2 million of us do — starting Thursday we’ll be paying more.


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Official Reminder: No Swimming At Reservoirs

Public works officials are reminding Baltimore area residents that swimming is banned at all the city’s reservoirs.


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Maryland Bond Sale To Fund Public Works Projects

Maryland officials say the sale of $738.4 million in bonds at super low interest rates will benefit efforts to build more schools, hospitals, prisons and cultural projects at an unusually reduced cost.


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Md. Municipalities Saving Money During Mild Winter

This winter’s unusually mild weather bodes well for taxpayers and local government, who stand to save a fair amount of money so long as temperatures stay high and snowplows stay parked.


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Cliffs Of Dobbins Island Could Be Replaced

The cliffs of Dobbins Island could one day be replaced by steep, grassy hillsides if the state approves an extensive erosion control project planned on the Magothy River landmark.


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Sailing Hall Of Fame Seeks More Time To Raise Cash

Organizers of the National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis are asking the Board of Public Works for more time to raise money.


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Bay Pollution Diet Plans Costly For Anne Arundel

To comply with the new Chesapeake Bay “pollution diet,” Anne Arundel County will spend millions of dollars upgrading sewage plants, connecting septic systems to public sewers and fixing outdated stormwater controls, county public works officials said.



Water Main Break Affects 3,000 Workers In Baltimore County

Employees of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore County were told not to report to work after a water main break left their offices without water.



Md. Public Works Board To Consider New Health Lab

The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider approving bonds needed to build a new public health laboratory in Baltimore.


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Waterworks Park In Annapolis To Reopen In Sept.

An Annapolis park that had been closed for more than year is being reopened to the public.


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Water Main Break Leaves Hundreds Dry In Baltimore

Hundreds of homes left dry by a water main break in Baltimore are expected to have service restored Monday.