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  • Bel Air townhouse damaged by fire on Saturday

    Bel Air townhouse damaged by fire on Saturday
    A townhouse in the 900 block of Hillswood Court in Bel Air was damaged by fire Saturday afternoon, the second house fire in the townhouse community off Route 22 in less than a week. Two townhouses in the 900 block of Pentwood Court, two streets down from...
  • Improperly disposed coals were cause of Pentwood Road fire a week ago

    Investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal have determined the cause of a fire that gutted two Bel Air townhomes and damaged several neighboring dwellings last Wednesday was "improperly disposed coals from a charcoal grill," which was on a...
  • Firefighter injured in fall at two-alarm fire in Bel Air

    Firefighter injured in fall at two-alarm fire in Bel Air
    A firefighter suffered minor injuries after falling from the second floor of a townhouse in Bel Air after a fire tore through the structure early Wednesday morning, according to Harford County fire officials. The two-alarm fire also destroyed at least...
  • Belcamp homeowner hospitalized for burns after 'quick-moving' fire destroys house Wednesday evening

    Belcamp homeowner hospitalized for burns after 'quick-moving' fire destroys house Wednesday evening
    A Belcamp homeowner was hospitalized for burns after a two-alarm fire gutted his home early Wednesday evening, Harford County fire officials said. Two adjoining homes suffered moderate heat-related damage. Shortly before 6 p.m., Robert and Josie...
  • Red Cross blood drive planned during Cal Ripken World Series

    The American Red Cross and the Cal Ripken Youth Baseball Division are teaming up to host the inaugural Red Cross Day Blood Drive during the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen on Aug.17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each donor will receive a coupon for a...
  • Speaker, picnic on agenda for North Laurel Civic Association [North Laurel/Savage]

    The North Laurel Civic Association's monthly meeting Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at the North Laurel Community Center will feature "Healthy Howard" as guest speaker. Also planned is a community picnic for Sept. 28 at the High Ridge pavilion at 12:30 p.m....
  • Family displaced after townhouse fire in Columbia

    Family displaced after townhouse fire in Columbia
    A family was displaced after their Columbia townhouse caught fire and was heavily damaged on Saturday evening, Howard County fire department officials said. The home, in the 7500 block of Swan Point Way, caught fire at around 6 p.m., with fire showing...
  • Aberdeen mayor backs raises for elected officials but demurs on how much

    Aberdeen mayor backs raises for elected officials but demurs on how much
    Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett told the city's salary task force Wednesday he thinks future elected officials do need a raise and he trusts task force members to come up with the appropriate amount. Bennett was the final city elected official to meet...
  • Three from Harford killed in Labor Day weekend crashes[50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, September 5, 1963: The Labor Day weekend 50 years ago saw three Harford County residents die in highway accidents. The first was a car accident which took the life of Clifton Little of Fallston. Little...
  • Preparing the house and car for winter

    Preparing the house and car for winter
    It is plenty hot out, but the Farmers' Almanac is predicting a frigid winter with lots of snow. After several mild winters, I am not ready for this. What should I be gathering to prepare? The Red Cross and FEMA have some advice for you. First, make...
  • Friday morning house fire in Catonsville is the second this week

    Friday morning house fire in Catonsville is the second this week
    At 6:53 a.m. Baltimore County fire crews responded to a house fire in the 500 block of Bathhurst Road in Catonsville. "It apparently started in the attic," said Louise Rogers-Feher, a county fire spokeswoman. "There was damage to the home, to the...
  • Cal Ripken World Series starts Friday [Aberdeen]

    The time has come! The Cal Ripken World Series begins tonight at Cal Sr.'s Yard, where there will be a game against the Mid-Atlantic Championship Squad. Imagine! This will be the 14th summer that this will happen in Aberdeen with all the connected...