| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Navy announced Wednesday that it had taken administrative or disciplinary actions against five sailors, including two facing possible military trial, after an investigation into the deaths of two divers who drowned during training in February at...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:13 AM
If the Bel Air town commissioners approve a contract during their August meeting, homeowners in the Roland Place subdivision would be faced with a nearly $60,000 price tag for repairs to their stormwater management pond.
Public Works Director Randy...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Bel Air's Bynum Run Pond, long popular with both humans and large geese, has been looking a little brighter than usual.
In fact, it's bright green.
The culprit is actually Harford County's own doing, along with the help of some robust algae.
| Jul 18, 2013
Folded into the seemingly endless stack of papers people sign when the by houses in modern times, at least houses in residential developments, are seemingly innocuous commitments to participate in homeowners associations.
Generally, homeowners and the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:08 AM
The 10-foot-tall cylinders glow neon yellow and orange, looking like something out of a futuristic dance club. They're actually an experiment with global implications — an effort to see how well algae can wipe out pollution belched by power plants....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The federal government's workplace safety watchdog has found "serious" violations in the January death of a civilian diver in the underwater testing facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
The findings issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When Jim Wilson retired from the federal government four years ago, he and his wife moved to Kent Island, where they initially enjoyed watching ospreys fishing in Northwest Creek from their waterfront home.
But now, Wilson and most others living...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The Army's Aberdeen Test Center did not contest any of the safety violations cited by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with the death of a civilian diver at the post's Underwater Test Facility.
Earlier this month,...
| Jul 8, 2013
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 11, 1963:
Harford County's first sewage "pond" was completed at the Bel Forest subdivision north of Bel Air. The local pond had 2.12 acres of water surface and was three feet deep and would...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
With several American League East opponents on the spring schedule, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has chosen to pitch some of his starters in minor league games at Twin Lakes Park.
Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen got his work in during a Class-A game Monday....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Now that it's clear Harford County is obliged to levy a storm water management fee on just about every home in the county, the time for political diatribes about the state being over-reaching is over.
Harford County should make the best of the...
| Jun 20, 2013
On a picture-perfect Saturday in June, the blue sky alive with puffy clouds, the temperature in the mid-70s, Lynda Mischler and Michael Sunderland sat under a tree in Centennial Park playing rummy and explaining why they had traveled so far (her from...