Pa. man charged, two others sought in Abingdon car break-ins, thefts

One man is charged and two others are facing charges in connection with a string of car break-ins between March 8 and 14 in several Abingdon communities, police said.

Planning and zoning should help residents, not just developers [Column]

"Zoning" is one of those words that typically make people's eyes glaze over when you say it.

New MVA license renewal rule frustrates 21-year-olds, Harford liquor inspector says

New MVA license renewal rule frustrates 21-year-olds, Harford liquor inspector says

A new MVA rule forbidding younger people from renewing their driver's license in person is getting complaints from those just turning 21 who want to have their first drink, Harford County's liquor...

Harford Risk Management Office critiqued over budget increase

As their review of the county executive's proposed fiscal year 2015 budget got under way Thursday, Harford County Council members criticized the Risk Management Office for requesting a 10 percent...

Male threatens mother with baseball bat in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]

Harford County sheriff's deputies and state police report:

When a cut is an increase [Editorial]

When a cut is an increase [Editorial]

A quick review of the basics of money management at the county level in Maryland is generally worth pondering at this time of year.

Spring fire season in swing in Harford

Spring fire season in swing in Harford

Dry conditions – erased by Tuesday's heavy rains – had kept Harford County's fire companies hopping in recent days as they worked to extinguish one field fire after another.

Dog stolen from home in Edgewood [Police Blotter]

Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:

Praying can be done any time, anywhere [Letter]

I have a deep abiding faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ.  I can pray anywhere and any time I wish.  simply pray in silence. I am a strong believer in separation of church and state. ...

Delegate Glass offers perspective on just-ended legislative session [Letter]

It is a great honor to serve as your delegate. My goal is to ensure that our district is provided dedicated service. Although the over 80 new taxes, fees and now, the bathroom bill can be...

Woman trapped, rescued from vehicle after Abingdon crash Tuesday

A woman was extricated from a vehicle following a two-car crash in Abingdon Tuesday afternoon, officials from the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company said.

Aberdeen Proving Ground not well poised for BRAC evaluation [Editorial]

Aberdeen Proving Ground not well poised for BRAC evaluation [Editorial]

Writing more than 2,500 years ago in Greece, Aesop warned against procrastination in the story of the industrious ant who gathered supplies during the summer in anticipation of the coming winter and...

Rough handling of diamonds at community college [Editorial]

Rough handling of diamonds at community college [Editorial]

Harford Community College officials may have come to a reasonable usage fee accommodation with the recreation leagues that play on the baseball and softball diamonds that serve as the Route 22 front...

Plans for four-story county health building, garage moving forward in Edgewood

Plans for four-story county health building, garage moving forward in Edgewood

Harford County is moving forward with plans for a four-story health department building and four-story parking garage next to the 2-year-old Harford County Sheriff's Office southern precinct station...

Harford schools approved for all waivers; classes to end June 12

Harford schools approved for all waivers; classes to end June 12

Harford County Public Schools was approved for the maximum number of the inclement weather waivers – five – from the Maryland State Department of Education, Superintendent Barbara...

Harford councilman says payback for road upgrades should be equitable

Harford County Councilman Dion Guthrie said he wants to level the playing field for residents living on private roads that are taken over or upgraded by the county.

To protect and serve [Commentary]

To protect and serve [Commentary]

Growing up in Baltimore, a small, but major city in America, I never thought much about jobs in the business of protecting and serving.

Proposed charter amendment would benefit next Harford executive

Two charter amendments, one which would greatly benefit the next county executive, were introduced at the Harford County Council's most recent legislative session on April 8.

Fire damages Bel Air home Friday

Fire damages Bel Air home Friday

A fire that started as a result of a home repair gone bad damaged a Bel Air home early Friday afternoon, fire investigators said.

Assault reported in Joppa [Harford Police blotter]

Assault reported in Joppa [Harford Police blotter]

Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:

Room tax up, income tax down [Editorial]

Room tax up, income tax down [Editorial]

Fittingly, one of the most important pieces of Harford County legislation to be approved by the Maryland General Assembly came into being because of the efforts of people representing other parts of...


Submit Abingdon News
Have news from the Abingdon area? Submit your news and photos here, or contact reporter Bryna Zumer. Email her at bzumer@theaegis.com or call at 410-332-6722.

ABINGDON NEWS POWERED BY

your neighborhood