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 Easter egg hunt moved to Concord Point Park this year

    Havre de Grace Easter egg hunt moved to Concord Point Park this year

    The mad dash better known as the annual Havre de Grace Easter Egg Hunt is moving to a new location this year. The hunt, which typically draws hundreds of children and is over in barely a minute, will be held in Concord Point Park near the lighthouse this year and not in Tydings Park, Mayor William...

  • Havre de Grace still posts a police officer at all its schools

    Havre de Grace still posts a police officer at all its schools

    While Maryland legislators debate whether to place school resource officers in all schools after Tuesday's shooting in St. Mary's County, Havre de Grace has been doing it for years. In the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. — which claimed the lives of 26 people,...

  • Harford roads quiet Wednesday morning before heavy snow starts

    Harford roads quiet Wednesday morning before heavy snow starts

    Rush hour around the busy intersection of Routes 543 and 22 on Wednesday morning wasn’t what it usually is on any other weekday. Few cars were on the roads and those that were out driving around were either four-wheel drive or snow plows. Schools were closed, county offices shut down along with...

  • Five people jump from second-floor balcony to escape fire in Edgewood apartment

    Five people jump from second-floor balcony to escape fire in Edgewood apartment

    Five people, including an 88-year-old woman, jumped out of a second-story window to escape a fire in an Edgewood apartment building Monday afternoon, according to fire officials. No one was injured in a separate Edgewood fire Sunday evening, fire officials said. The Monday fire in the two-story,...

  • 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...

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