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

  • Havre de Grace man facing multiple child pornography charges

    Havre de Grace man facing multiple child pornography charges

    A Havre de Grace man is facing charges after allegedly being found with multiple child pornography videos, according to court records. George David Kinney, 59, of the 200 block of Revolution Street, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with three counts of distributing child pornography and...

  • Harford County police blotter

    Harford County police blotter

    Reports of recent arrests and neighborhood incidents from police agencies serving Harford County. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Stacey Lynn Bragg, 28, of the 100 block of West Aztec Street, was arrested Thursday for allegedly violating her probation...

  • Harford courthouse evacuated for bomb threat Monday morning

    Harford courthouse evacuated for bomb threat Monday morning

    A bomb threat made to the Harford County Courthouse Monday morning is under investigation by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. Courthouse staff and visitors were evacuated from the courthouse on Main Street in downtown Bel Air for nearly three hours as the Sheriff’s Office scanned the building...

  • Four Republicans, one Democrat seek to become first new Harford state's attorney in 36 years

    Four Republicans, one Democrat seek to become first new Harford state's attorney in 36 years

    Beginning in December, the Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office will have a new leader since the early 1980s. After nine terms — 36 years — as the leading prosecutor, Joseph Cassilly will retire when his ninth term expires in December. Four people are running to take his spot. Lisa Marts, Albert...

  • Jarrettsville student grows giant cabbage, earns $1,000

    Jarrettsville student grows giant cabbage, earns $1,000

    Ten-year-old Jordan Bogarty thought he could grow a big cabbage, but he didn’t think he’d grow one as big as he did. Or that he’d win $1,000 for his feat. As part of a school project last year through the Bonnie Plants Third-Grade Cabbage Program, Jordan grew a 26.52-pound cabbage on his family...

  • Aberdeen begins delivery of new trash containers, residents encouraged to use them

    Aberdeen begins delivery of new trash containers, residents encouraged to use them

    The City of Aberdeen is in the process of distributing thousands of new trash containers to residents. “This is a big deal in the city because were are completely changing how we do our process,” City Manager Randy Robertson told the mayor and City Council at their meeting Monday night. Delivery...

  • Failing C. Milton Wright elevator to be replaced by next school year

    Failing C. Milton Wright elevator to be replaced by next school year

    The original elevator at C. Milton Wright High School is expected be replaced by the time the next school year starts in September, Harford County school officials said. The elevator was installed when the school was built 39 years ago, Cornell Brown, assistant superintendent for operations for...

  • Harford County police blotter

    Harford County police blotter

    Recent reports of arrests and neighborhood incidents from police agencies serving Harford County. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen A window on a vehicle was broken Sunday in the 1500 block of Perryman Road. A theft was reported Tuesday in the 600...

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