Erika Butler

Writer

Erika Butler joined The Aegis as a reporter in 1994, just a few months out of college. She has served as an editor since the late 1990s, first of The Record, then coordinating news and later features, which she does today. Erika has covered just about every county government meeting in her 20 years and written on hundreds of different topics of interest to Harford County residents. She has lived in most of her life in Harford County, growing up in Fallston then living in various places in Bel Air. Erika is married with two children and enjoys running and reading.

Recent Articles

  • Harford School Board members laud Canavan's contributions as superintendent

    Harford School Board members laud Canavan's contributions as superintendent

    Before hiring a new superintendent Monday night, members of the Harford board of education said farewell to the woman who’s led the school system for the last four years and been part of it for more than 40. Superintendent Barbrara Canavan, who started her teaching career in 1973, is retiring June...

  • Aberdeen to continue water talks with Havre de Grace, nail down costs

    Aberdeen to continue water talks with Havre de Grace, nail down costs

    While the City of Aberdeen waits on Harford County to study its water rates, city officials will continue its talks with Havre de Grace about getting water from its neighboring municipality. “Does it make sense? Is it sustainable? Would we get a better deal with Havre de Grace, do they have a better...

  • Bel Air High student attempts to make world's largest Oreo cookie

    Bel Air High student attempts to make world's largest Oreo cookie

    A Bel Air High School freshman believes he may have baked the world’s largest Oreo cookie. In a roundabout way, the cookie was part of a project for Tyler Hall’s English-language arts class, taught by 2018 Harford Teacher of the Year Dr. Paula Stanton. When baked, the giant cookie weighed about...

  • Baltimore man charged with perjury on firearms applications

    Baltimore man charged with perjury on firearms applications

    A Baltimore man is being held without bail in Harford County after allegedly making threats against the government and a Harford County judge while trying to purchase a firearm last week, according to court records. Michael Earl Basham, 42, of the 2700 block of Reese Street, is charged with two...

  • 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...

  • Rt. 22 work in Aberdeen expected to be done by mid-July, Aug. 1

    Rt. 22 work in Aberdeen expected to be done by mid-July, Aug. 1

    “Weather permitting,” the Route 22 construction project in Aberdeen should be finished by early August at the latest, a state highway official said this week. The paving trucks should be gone in the next four weeks, Jesse Free, assistant district engineer for construction in District 4 for the...

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