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  • New school year in Harford brings renewed focus on safety getting there and back home

    New school year in Harford brings renewed focus on safety getting there and back home
    With this week's start of the 2014-15 school year in Harford County, law enforcement and school officials, as well as state transportation officials, are urging drivers to be cautious around school buses, bus stops and students walking to school. Yellow...
  • Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates

    Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates
    Voters in the Third Councilmanic District will have to choose between a longtime activist running her first campaign and a 40-year veteran of the House of Delegates. Despite their different backgrounds, both say land use and education are the critical...
  • HdG council lays out possibilities for future of RAD loan program

    HdG council lays out possibilities for future of RAD loan program
    As several business leaders urged Havre de Grace leaders Monday night to keep its revolving loan fund afloat, the three options the city has for transforming the program were laid out for council members. The Revitalization and Development Loan...
  • Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs

    Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs
    If bills pending before the Havre de Grace Council are approved, an auto repair shop will be allowed to move a few blocks to the former Coca-Cola building and residents will have more options for building fences on corner lots. A third bill would...
  • Pot as medicine [Editorial]

    Pot as medicine  [Editorial]
    A state commission meeting this week to draft rules governing access to medical marijuana by patients and physicians has left advocates for the drug's therapeutic use wondering whether it will ever become available to those who need it. The...
  • Conowingo is not Chesapeake's only problem [Letter]

    Conowingo is not Chesapeake's only problem [Letter]
    Gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan is using the Conowingo dam to attack his opponent ("Rain inspires new Hogan attack on Brown," Aug 12) in a perfect example of politicians distorting facts to suit their campaigns. The 200 million tons of sediment stored...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
  • Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe

    Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
    Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...
  • City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion

    City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion
    Baltimore city and county leaders announced Tuesday that they are committing a combined $280 million to fund construction of the Red Line light rail even as the estimated cost for the project has ballooned to $2.9 billion. The local contributions are...
  • More police departments considering the use of drones

    More police departments considering the use of drones
    Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence. But uncertainty over federal regulations, concern about privacy issues and...
  • The Bridge, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zappa Plays Zappa, Dustin Lynch coming to Harford venues

    The Bridge, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zappa Plays Zappa, Dustin Lynch coming to Harford venues
    The season for summer festivals may be drawing to a close, but there are at least three more chances to catch a major music act outdoors in Harford County over the next six weeks. The weekend of Sept. 13 and 14 will usher in the Lunar Bay Music & Arts...