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 honors four students of the month

    Havre de Grace honors four students of the month

    Havre de Grace Mayor William T. Martin waited all summer for Monday night’s city council meeting, where he and his colleagues could honor four students of the month from local schools. All four — Adrianna Saenphimmachak, a fifth-grader at Havre de Grace Elementary, Yeam Zakari, a fifth-grader at...

  • More traffic in already busy area major concern for residents near former Auto Auction site

    More traffic in already busy area major concern for residents near former Auto Auction site

    More than 100 people packed a meeting room at the Abingdon Library Tuesday night, concerned about the traffic that could be generated by a proposed residential and commercial development on the former Bel Air Auto Auction site just south of the Harford Mall on busy business Route 1. Alan Cohen,...

  • Harford County police blotter

    Harford County police blotter

    The Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Atyonee Lesesna, 18, of the 100 block of Spesutia Road, was charged last Wednesday with theft $100 to $1,500 and rogue and vagabond. Mariz Cruz, 41, of the 1300 block of Pulaski Highway who also has an address in the...

  • Monica Worrell steps down from Havre de Grace City Council

    Monica Worrell steps down from Havre de Grace City Council

    This story has been updated from an earlier version. Monica Worrell is leaving her position as a member of the Havre de Grace City Council, she announced Monday night. Worrell, 53, has accepted a job as director of business development for Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union and starts...

  • Elkton woman allegedly runs over teenager during fight at convenience store in Aberdeen

    Elkton woman allegedly runs over teenager during fight at convenience store in Aberdeen

    This story is updated from an earlier version. An Elkton woman allegedly tried to run over a teenage employee of a convenience store in Aberdeen Sunday morning, Aberdeen Police said. Officers were called to the 700 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard around 9:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of a...

  • Fallston Middle, Harford Day named National Blue Ribbon schools

    Fallston Middle, Harford Day named National Blue Ribbon schools

    This story is updated from a previous version Fallston Middle School and the private Harford Day School in Bel Air were named 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools on Monday by the U.S. Department of Education. Fallston Middle is one of six public schools from around the state receiving the National...

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