A number of local government entities got a late start Wednesday morning, and meetings were canceled, because of Tuesday's cold and snowy weather.

Harford County government offices opened at 10 a.m., and employees could enjoy liberal leave, according to the county website. Town of Bel Air offices also opened at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Senior centers in the county were closed, and a Liquor Control Board meeting was canceled.

The county Board of Estimates meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday is also canceled.


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Harford County Public Schools officials announced Wednesday evening that schools will open two hours late Thursday; no morning pre-Kindergarten or preschool services will be available, according to the HCPS website.

Harford County Public Schools were scheduled to be closed for students, faculty and staff Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They were also scheduled to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for students, but open for professional development for faculty and staff. Snow canceled the two professional development days, giving students, faculty and staff a five-day weekend. It was announced Tuesday that schools would be operating on Code Green, meaning only essential staff had to report for work Wednesday.

Cecil County Public Schools were closed for students and 10-month staff Wednesday because of the inclement weather.

On Thursday, schools in both counties were scheduled to open two hours late.

Harford Community College opened at noon Wednesday, according to the college website..

The John Carroll School in Bel Air was also closed Wednesday, and day and evening activities were canceled, according to the school website.