October 23, 2005
Havre de Grace has experienced a rebirth of sorts in recent years, with new homes springing up near its revived waterfront promenade-Main Street corridor and with developers erecting thousands of offices and homes around Bulle Rock, a six-year-old golf course that has gained a reputation as one of the best public facilities in the nation. But one city councilman thinks the city may need to slow things down, at least for six months. Concerned that the city's water and sewer systems are approaching capacity, City Councilman Wayne Dougherty has been floating the idea of a six-month moratorium on new development.
June 10, 2004
IN A WESTERN corner of the Inner Harbor, the Maryland Science Center is celebrating the recent opening of a new $35 million exhibit wing. On Pier 3, the National Aquarium is halfway through an even more ambitious and expensive expansion scheduled to open a year from now. Meanwhile, at the eastern end of the harbor, at the edge of Little Italy, the Baltimore Public Works Museum is hoping to have some exterior lights installed on its pre-World War I...
October 3, 1999
Take a look at the faucet. The toilet. The clothes washer. The lawn sprinkler. People use these household fixtures day after day and probably don't have a second thought about how the water gets into the home and flushed out.For most homeowners, it's a take-it-for-granted government service: public water, public sewer. Many home hunters won't accept anything else. Yet, buying a home -- usually on large lots -- with a well and septic system doesn't have to be all that intimidating and mysterious.
November 23, 1997
An article in the Nov. 16 edition of The Sun in Anne Arundel about West County developer Warren E. Halle reported incorrectly the amount of money he owed the county in 1992 for school fees and water and sewer connection fees in his Seven Oaks development.The school construction fees were $420,000 and the water and sewer connection fees totaled $4.7 million.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 11/23/97
June 18, 1993
The county Planning and Zoning Commission agreed this week to amend the county's water and sewer master plan to extend lines to the Carroll County Family YMCA.The YMCA, on a 10.3-acre site on Washington Road, was initially denied water and sewer service by Westminster officials because the facility was outside the city's planned service area.It has operated with on-site wells for water and an on-site septic system for sewage disposal.Since its opening last summer, the YMCA has experienced water and sewage problems, county officials said.
September 14, 1993
Manchester may review water systemManchester officials will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the Town Hall with representatives of Charles County Community College to discuss a study of Manchester's water and sewer systems, Town Manager Terry Short said.The session will precede the Town Council's regular monthly meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m.Mr. Short said the college often works with local governments on issues related to municipal water and sewer systems. College staff members may help Manchester officials write a proposal for a study of its water and sewer system.