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  • Friends of Harford opposed to appeals change [Letter]

    Editor: Friends of Harford strongly opposes Bill 14-21, the Charter Amendment to eliminate both the County Council serving as the Board of Appeals and the Board of Appeals itself. Under this bill, appeals of Zoning decisions made by the Hearing Examiner...
  • Let the council talk about zoning appeals [Letter]

    Bill 14-21, regarding the County Council's zoning appeals authority, is scheduled for a public hearing on June 3. I have written a simple but effective solution. The proposed amendment to Article VII introduced as Bill No.14-21 on May 6, states it is...
  • Hearing set Tuesday on bill to significantly revamp Harford zoning process

    The Harford County Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on Bill 14-21, a charter amendment to significantly revamp the county's rezoning and zoning appeals processes. The public hearing starts at 6:30 p.m. in the council's chamber at 212 S. Bond...
  • Snowden speaks [Editorial]

    Accused National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was handed a golden opportunity to justify himself Wednesday when he was asked by NBC's Brian Williams whether the American public should view his unauthorized release of thousands of classified U.S....
  • Reisterstown man to serve life plus 85 years for Howard Co. shooting

    Reisterstown man to serve life plus 85 years for Howard Co. shooting
    A 22-year-old Reisterstown man was sentenced to life plus 85 years in Howard County Circuit Court Thursday  in connection with the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Marriottsville field in 2012.  Donald Peoples Jr., of the 400 block...
  • Sex offender jailed for alleged registration violation

    Sex offender jailed for alleged registration violation
    Bail was set at $50,000 Wednesday for a former Aberdeen area resident who is accused of failing to properly register as a sex offender. Brian Christopher Shumate, 46, was being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center on three charges...
  • Drunk man tries to steal dogs in Aberdeen [Police Blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Charles Fred Massey, 41, of the 400 block of Manor Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with driving under the influence of...
  • Menhaden catch limits upheld

    Menhaden catch limits upheld
    A judge in Cambridge has upheld Maryland's curbs on catching menhaden, rejecting claims by a pair of watermen that the restrictions were unconstitutional. Following a day-long hearing Wednesday in Dorchester Circuit Court, Judge David Mitchell, a...
  • Judge deliberates in case against Howard officer involved in Anne Arundel collision

    Judge deliberates in case against Howard officer involved in Anne Arundel collision
    An Anne Arundel County judge heard closing arguments Wednesday in the case against a Howard County police officer charged with assault in connection with a June 2013 wrong-way collision in Anne Arundel that injured a family of four. Circuit Court...
  • 7-year-old survivor of Tuesday crash is home with shaken family

    7-year-old survivor of Tuesday crash is home with shaken family
    Hours after being released from the hospital Thursday afternoon, 7-year-old Nevaeh Green sat on her mother's lap at a relative's house, fidgeting with a plastic baggie. The girl remained too shaken up to talk about what had happened two nights earlier On...
  • State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction

    State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction
    State health officials launched an investigation Thursday into how Dr. William Dando was allowed to practice medicine in Maryland, given his 1987 rape conviction in Florida, and they suspended his medical license because of a sexual assault indictment...
  • Man convicted of rape, sex abuse of teen in Crofton

    Man convicted of rape, sex abuse of teen in Crofton
    A 39-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually abusing a teenage girl in Crofton between 2010 and 2012, according to the county's State's Attorney's Office. John Michael Winner was found guilty of one count of sex abuse of a minor and four...