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Harford may send out fewer emergency robocalls; EMS support funding to increase
Harford may send out fewer emergency robocalls; EMS support funding to increase

When a severe storm strikes or a tornado watch is issued, Harford County residents have gotten used to receiving a phone, text or email message from county emergency manager Rick Ayers, informing them about the situation and advising them about safety precautions. They are likely, however, to get fewer such messages in the future because of concerns they aren't being taken seriously, particularly by some younger residents. The county is also set to spend more to subsidize its privately operated, paid ambulance service, but won't be increasing its contributions to local volunteer fire and ambulance companies under the FY 2016 budget proposed by County Executive Barry Glassman....

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