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  • Room tax to return this legislative session

    Harford County officials and organizations large and small are once again advocating for a hotel and motel tax, hoping 2012 will be the year they finally get it. The so-called "room tax" came close to becoming a reality this year, but the Maryland...
  • Aberdeen to get Gilbert Road annexation proposal

    Aberdeen to get Gilbert Road annexation proposal
    It was only a matter of time before a developer tested Aberdeen again with an annexation proposal from the area of the Wetlands Golf Course that been rejected during a contentious fight that a prominent Harford County zoning attorney referred to as the...
  • Aberdeen City Council approves resolution to become biggest recipient of nationwide MTBE suit settlement

    Aberdeen's city council formally accepted a $3.9 million settlement Monday night from a nationwide lawsuit over gas station chemical emissions, positioning the city to be the biggest recipient among the 21 plaintiffs in the suit. Aberdeen expects to...
  • Aberdeen councilwoman criticizes loser in recent mayoral election

    Aberdeen City Councilwoman Sandra Landbeck spoke at length at Monday's council meeting about how dismayed she was by the actions of Patrick McGrady, the challenger to Mayor Mike Bennett who Bennett narrowly defeated during the recent city election....
  • Aberdeen ready to kick off holiday season

    Aberdeen ready to kick off holiday season
    Judging from the city council meeting Monday night, Aberdeen is all ready for Christmas already. The council had no legislative activities on its agenda, but heard about a number of upcoming holiday events. The centerpiece of Aberdeen's celebrations...
  • Party time?

    It's hard not to feel somewhat inspired by Aberdeen City Councilwoman Sandra Landbeck's admonishment of a member of her own political party who ran for mayor and lost. It's also hard not to feel a little embarrassed at her naivete on the subject of...
  • Local officials complete university governance program

    Five government officials from Harford County graduated from the Academy for Excellence on Local Governance on Sept. 18, at the University of Maryland in College Park. They were among 90 public officials from across the state who completed the program,...
  • Filing deadline looms Friday for Aberdeen city election

    Aberdeen is set to have a fairly quiet city election season unless someone else files to run by the deadline of 5 p.m. this Friday. As of Wednesday afternoon, the only candidates who have filed to run are the four incumbent city council members,...
  • Aberdeen council members face no challenges in November; mayor's race already off

    No one will be challenging Aberdeen's incumbent council members in the city's election next month. No new candidates filed by the time the election deadline closed at 5 p.m. Friday. The only candidates who have filed to run are the four incumbent city...
  • Aberdeen mayor helps Ripken Baseball make pitch for new Georgia stadium

    Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett went to bat for Ripken Stadium and its tenant, Ripken Baseball, last week in Augusta, Ga., where city leaders have been worried Ripken Baseball's effort to secure city backing for a new stadium for the minor league baseball...
  • Aberdeen hit with 13 water breaks in one day

    Aberdeen had a "record" 13 water line breaks Monday, Matt Lapinsky, the city's public works director, said during a city council meeting the same evening. He said 20 or 25 workers were still working on the breaks throughout the city. Lapinsky left the...
  • Aberdeen to get $2.5 million from gas station lawsuit settlement

    Aberdeen is set to receive a $2.5 million settlement from a nationwide lawsuit about gas station emissions, Mayor Mike Bennett said at Monday's city council meeting. The city has been participating in a nationwide lawsuit regarding spillage of methyl...