Allan Vought

Writer

An award winning editor, investigative reporter and columnist, Kimber Allan Matzinger-Vought has been a professional journalist for 44 years, covering such diverse stories as Maryland's 1970s political scandals, the collapse of the state savings and loan industry, problems with Harford County's health care system and terrorism and public safety issues. He coordinates news coverage for The Aegis and The Record in Harford County. Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, he holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Northwestern University. He lives in Fallston and enjoys hiking, gardening, music and reading.

Recent Articles

  • Harford names new school superintendent

    Harford names new school superintendent

    Sean Bulson was named the new superintendent of Harford County Public Schools Monday night by the Harford County Board of Education. The selection of Bulson, 49, a vice president with the University of North Carolina, concludes the board’s nearly five and a half month search for a successor to...

  • Harford School Board poised to name new superintendent Monday

    Harford School Board poised to name new superintendent Monday

    Sean Bulson will be the 11th person to lead the Harford County public school system since the post of superintendent was created in 1902. Bulson, who will lead the system of more than 5,000 employees and almost 37,800 students, replaces the retiring Barbara Canavan. Prior superintendents, according...

  • Harford school board faces critical decisons on budget, next superintendent

    Harford school board faces critical decisons on budget, next superintendent

    Facing a self-imposed deadline of Monday to close a $10 million-plus funding gap in next year’s budget, the Harford County Board of Education is also trying to wrap up hiring a new superintendent at the same time. Although the two decisions aren’t directly linked, their outcomes will be because...

  • Cuts loom in Harford school budget to erase $17.6M 'funding gap'

    Cuts loom in Harford school budget to erase $17.6M 'funding gap'

    Harford County’s public school system faces a $17.6 million “funding gap” in next year’s operating budget and “painful” alternatives to plug it, including job cuts, school leaders were told Monday. A shortfall in requested county government funding – which is still budgeted to increase by more...

  • Harford announces latest tourism grants funded by room tax

    Harford announces latest tourism grants funded by room tax

    The Harford County government administration recently announced the award of more than $1.5 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations to plan and implement tourism-related activities, including historical, cultural, agricultural, heritage and eco-tourism operations. Funding for the grants...

  • In a patriotic town, honoring those who gave their todays...

    In a patriotic town, honoring those who gave their todays...

    In a stirring talk about what it means to serve your country, the featured speaker at Bel Air’s 34th annual Memorial Day Ceremony invoked the Battle of Kohima Poem from World War II. “For their tomorrow, we gave today,” retired Marine Chief Warrant Officer 5 Sase “Roy” Singh said, as he looked...

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