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Harford sheriff backs proposed legislation to allow guns in churches

People attending services in a house of worship in Maryland will have the option to carry a firearm for self defense, should bills sponsored by two Harford County legislators pass in Annapolis next year. The legislation, which was announced Tuesday during a press conference at the Harford County...

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  • Saving lives [Editorial]

    Saving lives [Editorial]

    Some people believe that everything public school systems do is complicated. The recent action, or rather inaction, by the Harford County Board of Education does nothing to dissuade those views. The school board is mulling a policy proposal that would allow staff trained to administer naxolone,...

  • It's too hot [Editorial]

    It's too hot [Editorial]

    At times like this, we all should be reminded of Harry S. Truman and the former president’s utterance “If you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen.” Congressman Andy Harris used to be so popular in Bel Air that he couldn’t wait to show up for his well-attended town hall meetings. Mostly,...

  • 'Disappointed' at Bel Air police chief's comments on countywide anti-heroin efforts [Letter]

    'Disappointed' at Bel Air police chief's comments on countywide anti-heroin efforts [Letter]

    Editor: In last Friday’s online edition of the Aegis, I felt the reporters did a commendable job covering our County’s (mostly) collective effort in combating the heroin epidemic that has taken so many lives and continues to challenge those who suffer from addiction. I understand the entire article...

  • Date of infamy, decades of war [Editorial]

    Date of infamy, decades of war [Editorial]

    Today, Thursday, is the 76th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the “Date of Infamy” that brought our country into World War II. For many folks, December 7 is a day of remembrance among many similar days of remembrance. The majority of us...

  • Fraught with peril [Editorial]

    Fraught with peril [Editorial]

    The recent announcement by Harford County Council President Richard Slutzky that people who address the council during the citizens’ comment period will be limited to three minutes per person — five minutes if they represent a group — is fraught with peril. First and foremost, no decision like...

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  • Lewis Lane Players share take on Christmas classic 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    Lewis Lane Players share take on Christmas classic 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    The Lewis Lane Players are bringing a Christmas classic, "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," to Havre de Grace for the fourth consecutive year. This year, they’ll be performing for the first time in the Cultural Center at the Havre de Grace Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave. Shows are Friday,...

  • Havre de Grace wreath decorating winners announced

    Havre de Grace wreath decorating winners announced

    The City of Havre de Grace government, the Winter Wonderland Committee, Havre de Grace Alliance and The Havre de Grace Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate this year’s Business Wreath Decorating Contest ribbon recipients and honorable mentions. 1st Place — Smile Partners of Havre de Grace;...

  • Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra holiday concert set for Dec. 2

    Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra holiday concert set for Dec. 2

    This year, the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra’s popular holiday concert in Bel Air has even more entertainment than usual. “Fun Holidays of Sleigh Rides and Bears” begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Bel Air High School at 100 Heighe St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10...

  • Bel Air hosts Small Business Saturday, Festival of Trees

    Bel Air hosts Small Business Saturday, Festival of Trees

    Bel Air’s Main Street was packed with visitors Saturday as people patronized multiple shops for Small Business Saturday and checked out holiday decorations at the 12 annual Festival of Trees at the Bel Air Armory. Bel Air resident Mary Chance and her daughter, Heather Krout, were among the crowds...

  • Safety tips about your Christmas tree for a safe holiday season

    Safety tips about your Christmas tree for a safe holiday season

    From Harford County government: Live Christmas trees are a delightful holiday tradition, but Christmas tree fires can be serious and even deadly. The Harford County Department of Emergency Services urges citizens to plan now for a safe holiday season. “Fires are devastating and failure to take...

From Harford Magazine

Harford County's best restaurants of 2017

Harford County's best restaurants of 2017

“What’s for dinner?” It’s a question that strikes fear into the hearts of parents and spouses everywhere. When there’s nothing in the fridge and you’ve tried everything on the takeout menu, it’s time to find a new place to eat. Fortunately, Harford County residents have dozens of recommendations...

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