Aug 1, 2016

Insurance battles begin for flood-damaged properties

As business owners in Ellicott City review the damage from Saturday’s historic flooding, they should also be taking immediate stock of their insurance coverage and making sure they elected to be insured for flooding. Flood insurance is a separate type of coverage provided through the federal government’s National Flood Insurance Program, according to Brian S. […]

May 22, 2015

Here are 376 Baltimore-riot-damaged businesses

The Daily Record has obtained a list of businesses reporting damages in the recent Baltimore riots. A PDF of the 376 businesses and a map are shown below. [scribd id=266286550 key=key-KKIbTJltR6Dtses0fFrp mode=scroll]

Aug 15, 2014

$3M for rain damage in Anne Arundel County

(AP) Anne Arundel County officials estimate it could cost $3 million to repair the damage from historic rainfalls that deluged the county this week. The county experienced some of the highest rain totals from a line of storms that ran through the region Tuesday. The community of Green Haven recorded more than 10 inches of […]

Feb 12, 2013

Report: Sandy was U.S.’s 2nd-costliest hurricane

NEWARK, N.J. — Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday. The storm’s effects reached far and wide, according to the National Hurricane Center report. While Sandy visited devastation on the East Coast, principally New Jersey […]

Oct 31, 2012

Airports and stock exchange reopen; N.J. devastated

NEW YORK — Two major airports reopened and the New York Stock Exchange got back to business Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to feed and rescue flood victims two days after Superstorm Sandy struck. For the first time since the storm slammed the Northeast, killing at least 62 people […]

Sep 23, 2012

1 month later, port’s deep-water coal pier remains closed

Large vessels carrying coal to Baltimore are still without a pier to offload their cargo nearly a month after a ship struck CSX Transportation Inc.’s deepest-water coal pier, closing it indefinitely.

Aug 24, 2012

Md. train derailment damage estimated at $2.2 million

ELLICOTT CITY — The National Transportation Safety Board says CSX Corp. is estimating the damage from a fatal train derailment near Baltimore at $2.2 million. The NTSB also said in a statement Friday that it expects to complete the on-scene phase of its investigation in Ellicott City by Saturday afternoon. The agency says it has […]

Aug 23, 2012

Study: Earthquake damage to monument unlikely

WASHINGTON — A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake. The National Park Service released the assessment on Thursday, a year after the quake that caused several large cracks to form in […]

Jul 27, 2012

O’Malley seeks storm disaster declaration

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for damage from a storm that knocked out power to more than a million in the state. O’Malley announced Friday that he was seeking the declaration for the city of Baltimore and Calvert, Charles, Kent, Montgomery and St. Mary’s counties. The […]

Jul 13, 2012

Baby, baby, baby, oooowwww!

Stacey Wilson Betts of Wilsonville, Ore., took her daughter to see a Justin Bieber concert two years ago. Now she wants $9.2 million as compensation. Betts filed a lawsuit against the tween pop idol for allegedly ruining her hearing. According to the suit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Portland, the damage occurred […]

Jun 17, 2012

In Mt. Washington, building brick by brick

With plans to reopen this November, the Mt. Washington Tavern is selling paving bricks with proceeds benefiting the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. The popular restaurant and bar has been closed since November, when a fire nearly burned it to the ground. While the tavern still has five months before it serves its first customer, its […]

Mar 5, 2012

Historic western Maryland bridge closed to visitors

GRANTSVILLE — A nearly 200-year-old bridge spanning the Casselman River in western Maryland has been closed indefinitely for repairs. The Cumberland Times News reports that parts of a stone wall have crumbled and fallen from the Casselman River Bridge near Grantsville. The damage was discovered Tuesday. The bridge was part of the National Road until […]

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