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  • Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

    Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security
    Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about security. Union leaders say the small agency is...
  • 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...
  • Why zoning appeals authority is key [letter to The Aegis]

    The following was sent to members of the Harford County Council. A copy was provided for publication. I oppose Council Bill 14-21 which would eliminate the County Council as the Zoning Board of Appeals. The County Council of Harford County embraces...
  • The economic climate [Editorial]

    The economic climate  [Editorial]
    For too long and by too many, confronting climate change has been seen through the prism of economic sacrifice. Reducing greenhouse gases is viewed as a burden to growth and employment opportunity, the cause of global warming a fixation of left-wing...
  • Mosby unseats Bernstein in city state's attorney's race

    Mosby unseats Bernstein in city state's attorney's race
    Marilyn J. Mosby defeated Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein on Tuesday after criticizing him for failing to live up to promises he made four years ago to win the office. Bernstein conceded shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. "We have...
  • New plans show lower density project at Maple Lawn South

    New plans show lower density project at Maple Lawn South
    A little more than a year after a group of Fulton residents protested against plans for high-density development at Maple Lawn South, a tract of farmland in southeastern Howard County, the developer has revealed a concept that would bring single-family...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Judge Robert L. Karwacki, city school board president

    Judge Robert L. Karwacki, city school board president
    Robert L. Karwacki, a retired Maryland Court of Appeals judge who was president of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners during the troubled early 1970s, died of kidney failure Monday at his Chester home. The former Mount Vernon resident was...
  • 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...
  • Guilty verdict in 2012 fatal shooting of Glen Burnie man

    Guilty verdict in 2012 fatal shooting of Glen Burnie man
    A 50-year-old man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of a Glen Burnie man. Victor Harper was found guilty Thursday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court of fatally shooting Ray Collignon during a confrontation at a...