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Sexual assault reports at Maryland military bases increase

The number of people who reported sexual assaults at military installations in Maryland increased 75 percent from 2013 to last year, the Pentagon said Friday. The numbers appeared in a first-ever base-by-base analysis of non-domestic-abuse allegations of sexual assault. Those allegations had previously...

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  • Thanksgiving 2017 [Editorial]

    Thanksgiving 2017 [Editorial]

    Each year at this time, thanks to the pilgrims, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt, many of us take stock of what we have to be thankful for and to whom we should offer our thanks. The pilgrims, as we were taught year after year in elementary school, observed the first Thanksgiving in the...

  • Stadium follies [Editorial]

    Stadium follies [Editorial]

    There’s a flurry of government activity in Aberdeen that’s misguided and wholly unnecessary. Aberdeen Mayor Patrick McGrady is fixated on getting rid of Ripken Stadium, calling it an “underperforming asset.” McGrady has, not surprisingly, gathered the support of Steve Goodin, the mayor’s proxy...

  • Delegate Impallaria weighs in on District 7 housing issues

    Delegate Impallaria weighs in on District 7 housing issues

    The following was provided to The Aegis and www.theaegis.com by Del. Rick Impallaria of District 7, representing Harford and Baltimore counties: Del. Rick Impallaria has received calls from constituents seeking answers about the Ansar Peace Village in Joppatowne. These concerns come from not only...

  • Rights of women, girls must finally be recognized in this country [Letter]

    Rights of women, girls must finally be recognized in this country [Letter]

    Editor: Roy Moore, elected by Alabama voters of the Republican Party to be on the ballot for U.S. senator to replace former Sen. Jeffrey Sessions, has been accused of pedophilia, back in 1979. A woman came forward to report that Moore made sexual advances to her when she was 14 years old at that...

  • Three state champions [Editorial]

    Three state champions [Editorial]

    It’s rare when a single county has one or two state champion teams or individuals in a single sports season, even rarer when there are three champions from one county in a single sport in one season. That’s what happened Saturday on the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association championship...

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  • Harford collects nearly 1,300 pounds of medications on Drug Take Back Day

    Harford collects nearly 1,300 pounds of medications on Drug Take Back Day

    Harford County collected nearly 1,300 pounds of unused medicines during Prescription Drug Take Back Day, county government announced. Held on Saturday, Oct. 28, Drug Take Back day is a nationwide event designed to take prescription drugs out of circulation, prevent drug abuse, and prevent harm...

  • Harbor of Grace DAR chapter inducts two new members

    Harbor of Grace DAR chapter inducts two new members

    The Harbor of Grace Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently inducted two new members, Colleen Chamberlain of Perryville and Jane Machin of Essex. The two were induced by chapter registrar Susan Brown during the October chapter meeting in Havre de Grace....

  • Bel Air Town Board bestows several honors Monday

    Bel Air Town Board bestows several honors Monday

    A Bel Air Middle School student, a leader of the local police Explorer post, a business owner and a resident were honored for various achievements at the Bel Air town meeting Monday evening. The Board of Town Commissioners presented a Student Achievement Award to Joshua Rozmiarek, described in...

  • Town of Bel Air recognized for sustainability efforts

    Town of Bel Air recognized for sustainability efforts

    The Town of Bel Air was one of 13 Maryland municipalities honored at the Sustainable Maryland Awards Ceremony at the Maryland Municipal League's annual Fall Conference last month in Rockville. Bel Air was one of nine Maryland municipalities to originally become Sustainable Maryland Certified in...

  • Brittinay Nicolette of Fallston named Miss Maryland USA

    Brittinay Nicolette of Fallston named Miss Maryland USA

    Brittinay Nicolette, 26, of Fallston, was crowned Miss Maryland USA for 2018 Sunday evening during the Miss Maryland USA pageant at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Montgomery County. The title is the culmination of a 10-year pageant journey for Nicolette, who also competed...

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Change makers: Four Harford County women making an impact

Change makers: Four Harford County women making an impact

In every community, there are women who see unmet needs and step forward. Often quietly, they organize innovative programs, foster community action, mentor others and change life for the better. These four women have grown their own spheres of influence and made their marks in Harford County.

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