OPINION

Whatever happened to the 'community' in Harford Community College? [Column]

Whatever happened to the 'community' in Harford Community College? [Column]

Sometimes the arrogance of public officials is hard to comprehend.

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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.

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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.

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Scaled back Route 24 project in the realm of reasonable [Editorial]

Scaled back Route 24 project in the realm of reasonable [Editorial]

Rocks State Park is one of Harford County's premier natural attractions, and over the years a reasonable balance has been struck that allows both public access and the preservation of wild habitats.

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Irritated by Eva-Mar plans [Letter]

Irritated by Eva-Mar plans [Letter]

Last week as I was driving down Route 22 around Amyclae development, I was amazed and gratified to see a very large red headed Tom Turkey glided in front of me across Route 22 and into a wooded lot adjacent to Amyclae.

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Questions for 'an animal lover' [Letter]

Regarding the letter written by Ronald W. Parker, Esq. to Mary Root, March 28, I was pleased that he was offering to represent Ms Root free of charge in connection to her pet situation. I am wondering, however, why Mr. Parker saw fit to send a copy...

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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 the fun-loving grasshopper who waited too long to...

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Opposition to Eva-Mar development [Letter]

I am a senior, lived in Harford County 37 years, the last 27 in Tudor Manor. In the last 5 years alone, the three mile distance from Route 1 to Route 22 on Route 543 has been ravaged by new development to the point we have to tolerate long backups...

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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 yard of the college, but underlying problems...

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Opposed to Eva-Mar development project [Letter]

I've noticed a few letters here in recent weeks asserting an urgent need for a continuing-care retirement center in Harford County.

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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 grueling to combat, I will not compromise our shared...

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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.  Why do some Christians feel they must wear...

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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.

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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 the state rather than because of efforts on the...

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A new Tech? [Editorial]

It's only fair to give credit where credit is due, and the Harford County delegation in Annapolis did manage to accomplish something important and meaningful for the people of the county.

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Sister cities deal provides an opportunity to chat [Editorial]

Sister cities deal provides an opportunity to chat [Editorial]

Situated in the extreme northeastern corner of the small Baltic Sea nation of Estonia, on the western bank of a river that serves as an international border with Russia, the town of Narva is on its nation's Route 1, and it is relatively small.

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When private property isn't [Editorial]

Eminent domain is one of those governmental attributes that has a fair amount in common with taxes.

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Turf fields are wonderful for all who use them [Commentary]

Turf fields are wonderful for all who use them [Commentary]

If we hadn't figured it out by now, turf fields at the majority of our high school fields are a wonderful thing.

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