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  • Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers

    Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers
    It is a chilling tale of winter, one that in ghost-story fashion begins with a sign that all is not right. Maybe there's a damp spot spreading ominously across a wall, or faint sounds that grow louder and more insistent. "I heard water dripping," Liz...
  • New Windsor firefighter injured when hose bursts

    New Windsor firefighter injured when hose bursts
    A Carroll County volunteer firefighter was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after a hose burst and struck him Friday afternoon at a fire scene, officials said. The injuries are not life-threatening, said Byron Welker, assistant chief of the...
  • Burb's Eye View: Appreciating the job of sewer workers

    Burb's Eye View: Appreciating the job of sewer workers
    If you were to ask me where the worst place is to start your career as a sewer worker, I might have said behind a chili restaurant. That’s where mine started. My career lasted only a morning, and I didn’t actually do any sewer work. That...
  • Garage burned in Havre de Grace fire

    A fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the attached garage of a house in the 200 block of Canvasback Drive in Havre de Grace Wednesday evening, according to fire officials. The cause of the fire was attributed to a portable generator in the...
  • Fire Museum of Greater Chicago settles into new home

    Fire Museum of Greater Chicago settles into new home
    The Fire Museum of Greater Chicago isn't a grandiose thing, looming over a park like the Field Museum or over Michigan Avenue like the Art Institute. It sits in a long-retired, single-bay Chicago firehouse in the 5200 block of South Western Avenue, just...
  • Last-minute maintenance prepares for packing garden tools

    Last-minute maintenance prepares for packing garden tools
    The frost is settling in, a signal that it's time to stow your shovels, trowels, rakes and other gardening hand tools. Spend a few minutes maintaining them now, and they should serve you well for many more growing seasons. "We still have some rakes...
  • Replace washer hoses

    Replace washer hoses
    Since the water supply to a washing machine is always on, a plumbing disaster is waiting to happen if the hoses fail or leak -- and they may if they're old. A leak is bad enough, but if both the hot and cold lines fail at the same time and no one is...
  • New plants need attention

    New plants need attention
    You planted them. Now don't forget them. New plants need special attention at first, until they have settled into their new soil and sent out the fine roots they need to anchor themselves and collect and store water and nutrients. The plants' most...
  • Powerful vacs give you a cleaner garage and car

    Powerful vacs give you  a cleaner garage and car
    Cleaning in most homes concentrates on kitchens and bathrooms. But what about the room with a car? On top of dirt and debris from the street, garages are often the most used entrance, and may include a washer and dryer, recycling bins, a home shop, and...
  • Fatal Santa Ana fire: Neighbor tried to help, but 'it was too late'

    Fatal Santa Ana fire: Neighbor tried to help, but 'it was too late'
    A neighbor of a Santa Ana group assisted living home where a fire killed two people Wednesday said he tried to retrieve a water hose to help douse the flames, but by the time he returned "it was too late." Hugo Montes, who lives two houses down from the...
  • Allentown couple hosed by high water bill

    The water in Tom and Linda Breiner's home became dirty last spring after the city worked on lines in their Allentown neighborhood. They ran a hose to flush their plumbing. That took awhile, but they weren't concerned because they said they were told by a...