Harford County will not be charging fees on permits required for homeowners to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, County Executive David R. Craig announced Thursday.
When Storm Sandy slammed into the Atlantic Coast Monday night, it dumped upward of six inches of rain on Harford County, flooding streams, creeks and ditches and raising the possibility that the Susquehanna River could swell in the coming days as the storm's remnants pass through Pennsylvania.
Harford County was virtually shut down Monday as rain and gale force winds from Superstorm Sandy create dangerous conditions. Winds gusting over 55 miles an hour forced the closing of the Hatem Bridge.
Sandy is buffeting the greater Bel Air with heavy rain and strong winds. For local officials and residents, preparations for the arrival of the colossal storm began several days before.
Power outages hit a plateau early Tuesday morning and began creeping downward, with about 186,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without electricity at noon, according to the company.
Upward of 1,500 walkers are expected to participate in the second annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk on Saturday, May 9, at 8 a.m. at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen.
Harford County Public Schools has launched a "bring your own technology" initiative in light of what the school administration is calling a dire lag in classroom technology available to students.
"The event succeeded beyond our expectations with a sell-out crowd and an exciting game," Edgewood Boys