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  • Maryland hospital rate increase recommended

    Maryland hospital rate increase recommended
    Maryland hospitals would get some help dealing with federal cuts under a proposed plan that would increase the rates they can charge by 1.65 percent. The staff of the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the agency responsible for setting hospital...
  • Havre de Grace High robotics team is 14th in state tourney

    Havre de Grace High robotics team is 14th in state tourney
    At the recent Maryland state championship for the FTC class of FIRST Robotics, the Havre de Grace High School Spears and Gears team placed 14th among 32 teams entered in the competition held at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel. The...
  • Five Harford high schools to graduate at new APGFCU Arena

    Five Harford high schools to graduate at new APGFCU Arena
    Harford Community College's new APGFCU Arena is quickly becoming the venue of choice for many longtime community events, including high school graduations. This June, five of the county's 10 public high schools plan to hold their commencement...
  • Md. schools aren't doing enough about bullying

    Courtney Watson's commentary regarding cyberbullying ("Cyberbullying requires a stronger response," Jan. 3) makes some excellent points about the intense need to develop mechanisms to address the dramatically increasing problem of cyberbullying. However,...
  • The Top 10 news stories of 2012

    The Top 10 news stories of 2012
    A look at the Top 10 news stories of 2012 in The Record area: #1 – Vi Ripken Kidnapped The July kidnapping of Aberdeen's most well-known resident, remains the most bizarre and perhaps most unsettling story of 2012. Vi Ripken, mother of Major...
  • Tiny robots take over Havre de Grace High for technical challenge tourney

    Havre de Grace High School was taken over by tiny robots Saturday, Feb. 9, as 13 teams from schools and scout troops around the region participated in a daylong Maryland FIRST Tech Challenge qualification tournament. Saturday's tournament, a qualifier...
  • Lots to celebrate in February – groundhogs, freedom African American history

    What? It is already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. February first is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on February 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated...
  • Harford board weighs options for new Havre de Grace High

    Members of the Harford County Board of Education raised several questions and concerns Monday night over a possible replacement of the current Havre de Grace High School building. Those concerns, expressed at Monday's board meeting, include the project's...
  • Commentary: Kids are lowest priority in Harford school construction decisions

    It should have come as no surprise when members of the Harford County Board of Education balked recently at deciding how to approach replacing or renovating the Havre de Grace High School physical plant. Left to its own devices, there's little doubt the...
  • Many reasons to vote in Harford, as plenty do just that

    Harford County voters had many reasons for packing the county's 75 polling places of Election Day Tuesday, and not all of them had to do with electing the nation's next commander-in-chief. The interest shown by Harford's voters translated a huge turnout,...
  • Harford board balks again at approving plan for new Havre de Grace High School

    Harford board balks again at approving plan for new Havre de Grace High School
    A decision whether or not to replace the Havre de Grace High School buildings or renovate them was put on hold again Monday night by the Harford County Board of Education. The latest delay could be a prelude to considering a plan to build a new combined...
  • Md. hospitals say rate vote means jobs cuts

    Md. hospitals say rate vote means jobs cuts
    Maryland hospitals said they will need to cut jobs and patient services after a state panel voted Wednesday to keep hospital rates flat, despite a 2 percent cut in Medicare payments required by federal sequestration. "There are significant job cuts...