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  • Bel Air commissioners sworn in as Carey departs; new 'mayor' selected

    Bel Air commissioners sworn in as Carey departs; new 'mayor' selected
    The Bel Air Town of Commissioners played a game musical chairs as the new town mayor and vice chair of the board were elected during the town hall meeting Monday evening, when a new commissioner also took his seat. Robert J. Reier, former vice chair of...
  • Nearly 96 percent of Harford students pass High School Assessment tests

    Nearly 96 percent of high school students in Harford County passed the state's High School Assessment tests during the 2012-2013 school year. The total is well in excess of the state average for students passing the tests, which stands at 89.9 percent...
  • Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate

    Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate
    The event hall at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department was packed with nearly 200 people for last week's forum featuring all nine Democratic candidates for three open seats in the House of Delegates for District 12. The Nov. 13 forum, hosted by District...
  • Attack on pit bulls is harmful [Letter]

    Attack on pit bulls is harmful [Letter]
    I'm sure you are receiving many emails from pit bull owners who were as shocked as I was to see the horrible commentary by Tony Solesky ("An unnatural selection," Nov. 15). I will make this short and say that while I realize that op-ed pieces by...
  • JFK helps open Northeastern Expressway in Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 21, 1963: More than 5,000 people were on hand to see President John F. Kennedy open the Northeastern Expressway. The President arrived via helicopter and then walked to a podium as the...
  • Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment

    Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment
    Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future depends on continued infrastructure investment, beyond the $4.4 billion already scheduled for highway and mass transit systems in the next six years. Such investment...
  • Bel Air Liquors, Tiny Toes receive Bel Air town honors

    Bel Air Liquors, Tiny Toes receive Bel Air town honors
    Bel Air and Harford County politicians, business leaders and community liaisons gathered at the Liriodendron Mansion on Thursday evening in anticipation of learning the town's 2013 Archer-Bull and Business of the Year award winners. After a half-hour...
  • Common Core implementation shows why Balto. Co. needs a hybrid school board [Letter]

    Baltimore County's school board is one of the less than 10 percent of the school boards in the nation that is not elected by the local voters. Presently, members are selected by the governor who, in this case, is from Baltimore City. The next governor may...
  • Bel Air bids farewell to town administrator Chris Schlehr

    Bel Air bids farewell to town administrator Chris Schlehr
    After 21 years of service growing and overseeing the viability of the town, Chris Schlehr is set to throw in his hat as administrator for Bel Air. Current and former town commissioners, elected officials, close friends and colleagues gathered during a...
  • Engagement, advocacy stressed at parent meeting

    There are plenty of advocates for public education — elected officials, lobbyists, administrators and teachers — but among those voices, the most important is that of a parent. That was the common theme at the Public Advocacy for Education...
  • Tax breaks for military retirees aim to stimulate Md.'s economy [Letter]

    Tax breaks for military retirees aim to stimulate Md.'s economy [Letter]
    I'd like to set the record straight regarding your editorial on tax benefits for military retirees ("No to tax breaks for military retirees," Nov. 12). Unfortunately, your editorial responded to claims of politicians who for the past 12 years have...
  • Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign

    Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign
    The budding political career of Jolene Ivey began when she was elected class representative as a senior at High Point High in Beltsville in 1978. "It was the first time I ran for anything. You would have thought I was running for president of the United...