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County employees packed the Harford County Council chambers Tuesday night as several union representatives urged the council to support a 4 percent raise for all of them. Those employees loudly applauded every word of support that came their way. During...
Tags: Tax Credits, Psychology, Harford County, Voting, Aberdeen
The operator of a controversial inner tubing and rafting service on the Gunpowder River argued at a Baltimore County code enforcement hearing Wednesday, Sept. 5 there's nothing illegal about his business. Gary Kloch, of Cockeysville, owns Gary's Tube N...
Tags: Judges, Government, Justice System, Labor Day, Laws
Havre de Grace has a volunteer fire and ambulance service to be proud of. The volunteer firefighters, organized as the Susquehanna Hose Company, are rightfully boastful of their quick response times, not to mention their high level of training. The...
The shotgun that Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. allegedly used in last week's shooting at Perry Hall High School wasn't registered with the state. Under Maryland law, that wasn't required. Police also say the 15-year-old Gladden should never have been able...
I wanted to put myself in their shoes. Last week, I was informed that the Baltimore Safe and Sound Campaign will rally against the youth jail slated for construction near the Baltimore City Detention Center, not far from my old neighborhood in East...
There are a few immutable laws of nature: gravity; E = MC2; and "if something can go wrong, it will." I'd like to propose another: "If you forget to buy Halloween candy, or don't buy enough, a thousand extra trick-or-treaters — in addition to the...
Tags: Government, Peppermint, Holidays, The Hershey Co., Halloween
Large trucks racing down Port Deposit's steep streets is nothing new, those familiar with the town said Wednesday. After the hazardous tanker accidents on Aug. 14 and Aug. 24, the second was fatal, residents and town officials say they are even more...
It's been a busy two weeks for Port Deposit Mayor Wayne Tome, who had to contend with three public safety crises, two in his town and the school shooting in Baltimore County where he is a member of the fire service. First, there was the propane tanker...
The Harford County Public Safety Commission, in its permanent form, has finally begun meeting after a contentious argument over its existence earlier this year, when local fire companies opposed its creation. The monthly meeting of 13 members on Thursday...
As the news started to break this morning about the Perry Hall High School shooting, residents and news junkies had an insatiable hunger for every piece of information that was coming online. In the mad dash to confirm critical information by the major...
Tags: Government, Social Media, Perry Hall, Apple iPhone
Alcohol abuse grant The Department of Health's alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education services have been awarded a Maryland grant of $31,132, which will aid in programs to reduce underage drinking. Grant target areas are Brooklyn Park, Curtis...
A judicial panel asked by a Baltimore man to shorten his life sentence for two attempted murders instead increased it Tuesday. Norman Lindsey Mayes, 35, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty in 1999 to kidnapping and nearly killing a woman as she was leaving work...
Tags: Judges, Government, Punishment, Justice System, Trials
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