| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:53 AM
From The Aegis dated July 14, 1988:
New Harford County Public Schools Superintendent Ray Keech had been on the job not even two weeks 25 years ago this week and already he was butting heads with Harford County Executive Habern Freeman.
The two were...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Emily Gill, a 19-year-old from White Hall who raises dairy cows and Welsh ponies, was named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau for 2012 at the Farm Fair Thursday evening.
Three young women, all members of the Harford County agriculture community, competed...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:35 PM
The Board of County Commissioners last week approved enrollment in the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development's "On Behalf of Local Governments" housing program, designed to aid first-time home buyers.
The initiative is a state bond...
| Jun 30, 2013
All options are on the table, including a sale, as Baltimore officials review ways to improve the finances of the city's money-losing convention center hotel — and brace for the likelihood of tapping the city's general fund to cover debt payments...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The state-owned Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay resort in Cambridge continues to deplete a reserve fund to cover its semiannual debt payments because it is not making enough money.
The state withdrew $2 million from the reserve June 1, cutting the fund's...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Maryland Economic Development Corp. expects to fall short next year on payments to investors who bought the bonds that funded the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, a state-owned golf resort hotel and conference center on the Eastern Shore.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Harford County officials raised nearly $115 million through two bond sales Tuesday to finance new and existing capital projects and to refinance previous bond issues.
Officials with the county's Department of the Treasury received eight bids from...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:58 AM
An ambitious, $2.6 million plan to renovate the Havre de Grace opera house on Union Avenue would include joining the former city hall building with the neighboring firehouse, installing a first floor theater and making the entire building accessible to...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Legg Mason Inc. chose an insider as its new CEO, quelling speculation that the Baltimore-based money manager might be headed for a breakup that could have been bad news for the city.
After a worldwide search for a new leader, Legg announced Wednesday...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:43 PM
In the world of high finance, a world that's alien to most people, Harford County's government is highly rated, having been given ratings like AA+ and AAA by the various firms that keep track of such things.
For those of us who don't follow such...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Maryland could lose one of its prized AAA bond ratings if the U.S. government fails to find a way out of its debt and budget problems in the coming months, state Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp has warned.
Kopp told a Senate committee in Annapolis this week that...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Harford County officials are preparing to sell $116.9 in bonds on Feb. 19.
The bond issues cover $40 million that is being borrowed for various capital improvement projects and $76.9 million to refinance two previous bond issues from 2005 and 2007,...