Abingdon / Edgewood

Harford honors most beautiful people for unsung volunteer efforts

The stories of 40 selfless volunteers inspired attendees were shared at the 31st annual Harford's Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony hosted by Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and the Harford County Department of Community Services on Oct. 12 at the Bel Air Church of the Nazarene. Margaret...

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  • Harford County police blotter

    Harford County police blotter

    Recent reports of arrests and neighborhood incidents as reported by police agencies serving Harford County. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Isaiah Rashad Everett, 18, of the 400 block of Dawn Court, was arrested last Wednesday for failing to appear...

  • Harford ready to help in Florida after Hurricane Irma

    Harford ready to help in Florida after Hurricane Irma

    Harford County is ready to help Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which pounded the state Sunday night into Monday, knocking out power to millions, flooding homes and sending debris flying. As Florida begins to recover, Harford County is prepared to lend assistance through its emergency...

  • Havre de Grace OKs creation of 2018 Independence Day Commission

    Havre de Grace OKs creation of 2018 Independence Day Commission

    The new Havre de Grace Independence Day 2017 Commission was extended for one year Tuesday by the city council. According to the resolution approved unanimously, the mayor and city council will examine the commission and determine if it needs to be extended for another year, converted to a permanent...

  • Harford council introduces comprehensive zoning legislation

    Harford council introduces comprehensive zoning legislation

    The final leg of Harford County’s 2017 Comprehensive Zoning Process kicked off Tuesday night with the County Council’s introduction of Bill 17-015, the recommended zoning changes for more than 100 properties. The 113-page bill includes the the Department of Planning and Zoning and the citizen Planning...

  • Former surgeon general to discuss heroin epidemic in Harford, nation

    Former surgeon general to discuss heroin epidemic in Harford, nation

    During his term as U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report on opiates and addiction that emphasized that dependency on opioids and other substances must not be viewed as a character flaw. Murthy, who was surgeon general from 2014 to 2017, will take part in a panel discussion and...

  • Harford public school students return to school Tuesday

    Harford public school students return to school Tuesday

    Summer vacation for tens of thousands of public school students Harford County will come to an end in less than a week, although they will be able to enjoy Labor Day weekend before going back Tuesday. Gov. Larry Hogan issued an executive order last summer mandating that public school systems statewide...

  • Man shot in Edgewood dies; suspect in custody

    Man shot in Edgewood dies; suspect in custody

    One man is dead, and another in custody following a shooting in Edgewood Thursday afternoon that closed a main street in the community while police searched for a suspect. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office received a report of shots fired in the area of Harr Park Court and Cedar Drive in Edgewood...

  • Donations pour in to Bel Air fire company for Harvey victims

    Donations pour in to Bel Air fire company for Harvey victims

    Donations started coming Tuesday night and poured in all day Wednesday — to the point where they had to be cut off around 8 p.m. — as residents from Harford County and beyond are doing what they can to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area of Texas. Other Harford County businesses...

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