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Rite Aid employees among those at vigil for workplace shooting victims

Rite Aid employee Charon Baines recalled being at work when co-workers started running into his building, saying they were fleeing gunfire. As his building was locked down, he and others searched for information about what was taking place. Was there really a shooting? How many people were hurt?...

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  • More sad times for Harford County [Editorial]

    More sad times for Harford County [Editorial]

    Harford County is again in mourning following another horrific workplace shooting – the second in 11 months – this one Thursday morning at a Rite Aid distribution facility in Perryman. Police said four people were killed, three employees and the shooter, a 26-year-old woman who was a temporary...

  • 'Baby Girl' – the story of a Substance Exposed Newborn [Commentary]

    'Baby Girl' – the story of a Substance Exposed Newborn [Commentary]

    The following has been provided to The Aegis by the Harford County Health Department in conjunction with the countywide observance of Shine a Light for Recovery Month during September. Editor. I had a niece named Megan. She lived a very short, yet wonderfully exquisite life. She affected me in...

  • Equal time [Editorial]

    Equal time [Editorial]

    Summer 2018, such as it was, comes to an end Saturday night at 9:54, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac. The Almanac, as is its practice, offered a few thoughts on the new season from a bygone era. Autumn has caught us in our summer wear. – Philip Larkin, British poet (1922–86) Autumn days come...

  • Who's got the money? [Editorial]

    Who's got the money? [Editorial]

    Parents of students at two Harford County Public Schools whose replacements have been deferred in the last decade pleaded their cases for new schools before the Harford County Board of Education Monday night. It’s not a new scene, and in fact is one played out with increasing regularity over the...

  • Essential service, big cost [Editorial]

    Essential service, big cost [Editorial]

    In the ongoing the debate over how to best operate fire and EMS services in Harford County, the non-human factor often gets overlooked or put well behind the question about who should be doing what and, ultimately, if they should be paid for their services. Historically, the belief is the county...

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  • Estonia art exhibit opens in Bel Air

    Estonia art exhibit opens in Bel Air

    A six-week International art exhibition featuring paintings, textiles and sculpture from Estonia opened Sunday at The Liriodendron in Bel Air. County Councilman James McMahan, Liriondendron Foundation president, made arrangements with Bel Air’s sister city, Narva, Estonia, to have 30 artworks airlifted...

  • Old Bel Air High School reunion is Sept. 22

    Old Bel Air High School reunion is Sept. 22

    Anyone who attended the Old Bel Air High School on Gordon Street from 1930 to 1955 is invited to attend the 26th reunion. It will take place on Saturday, Sept 22 at the Level Fire Hall, just off Route 155, in Level. Social time starts at 11 a.m. and the buffet opens at noon. Reservations are required,...

  • Insurance company donates $10K to Havre de Grace Colored School group

    Insurance company donates $10K to Havre de Grace Colored School group

    Harford Mutual Insurance Company has donated $10,000 to the Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation for purchase and renovations of the historic property at Alliance and Stokes streets in Havre de Grace. Harford Mutual president Steve Linkous and Frank Kellner, vice president of claims, joined...

  • Online access to Harford parks services and information streamlined

    Online access to Harford parks services and information streamlined

    From the Harford County Department of Governmental and Community Relations: Finding your happy place just got easier in Harford County. The Harford County Department of Parks & Recreation has streamlined its online services to help citizens find activities, register for programs and make payments...

  • Bel Air honors Memorial Day student speaker

    Bel Air honors Memorial Day student speaker

    Bel Air town officials on Monday evening honored the student speaker at the town’s Memorial Day observance. Jakob DeMarino, who attends Southampton Middle School, received a certificate of recognition from the Board of Town Commissioners during a town hall meeting. “Jakob, being chosen as a guest...

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