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Harford County

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  • Street resident cited in April 10 field fire

    Street resident cited in April 10 field fire
    A Street resident has been charged in connection with starting a three-alarm field and woods fire April 10 that burned more than four acres. David Allen Wolfe, 41, of the 1200 block of Macton Road, received a citation from the Maryland Natural Resources...
  • Scaled back Route 24 project in the realm of reasonable [Editorial]

    Scaled back Route 24 project in the realm of reasonable [Editorial]
    Rocks State Park is one of Harford County's premier natural attractions, and over the years a reasonable balance has been struck that allows both public access and the preservation of wild habitats. The park is far from being a wilderness. This time...
  • SHA officials present Route 24 improvement plans Wednesday

    SHA officials present Route 24 improvement plans Wednesday
    Although there was a significant public outcry in 2009 when State Highway Administration officials put out their plans to protect a major Harford County thoroughfare and prevent stream erosion with improvements to a section of Route 24 (Rocks Road) in...
  • Irritated by Eva-Mar plans [Letter]

    Irritated by Eva-Mar plans [Letter]
    Last week as I was driving down Route 22 around Amyclae development, I was amazed and gratified to see a very large red headed Tom Turkey glided in front of me across Route 22 and into a wooded lot adjacent to Amyclae. This coupled with the flocks of...
  • When a cut is an increase [Editorial]

    When a cut is an increase [Editorial]
    A quick review of the basics of money management at the county level in Maryland is generally worth pondering at this time of year. The General Assembly may have set its spending policy for the fiscal year, which begins July 1, but the counties and...
  • Will 'House of Cards' fold? [Commentary]

    Will 'House of Cards' fold? [Commentary]
    The debacle regarding film tax credits at the recent legislative session could potentially cause Maryland to lose one of the finest TV programs around today, and all because of misunderstanding of an industry and reliance on failed history. "House of...
  • Eva-Mar project opponents renew plea for repeal of beneficial zoning code changes

    Eva-Mar project opponents renew plea for repeal of beneficial zoning code changes
    Half a dozen people who live around a Bel Air-area farm slated for extensive development once again pleaded with members of the Harford County Council Tuesday evening to either stop the project, reduce its scope or repeal three changes to the zoning...
  • BGE rep grilled on smart meters by Joppa resident

    BGE rep grilled on smart meters by Joppa resident
    BGE's smart meters are still unpopular with some Harford County residents. Members of the Joppa/Joppatowne Community Council – as well as audience members – peppered a BGE representative who spoke during their April 7 meeting with multiple...
  • Opposed to Eva-Mar development project [Letter]

    I've noticed a few letters here in recent weeks asserting an urgent need for a continuing-care retirement center in Harford County. I heard no such sentiment by any of the nearly 700 people who attended two community-impact meetings earlier this year on...
  • NBRS Bank weathering latest federal order to shore up its capital, president says

    NBRS Bank weathering latest federal order to shore up its capital, president says
    Operations at NBRS Financial Bank have been fairly normal since April 7 when the Federal Reserve Board of Governors issued an Prompt Corrective Action Directive to the community bank serving Harford and Cecil counties, NBRS President Hugh J. Garchinsky...
  • Harford schools approved for all waivers; classes to end June 12

    Harford schools approved for all waivers; classes to end June 12
    Harford County Public Schools was approved for the maximum number of the inclement weather waivers – five – from the Maryland State Department of Education, Superintendent Barbara Canavan said. With the approval of the waivers, the official...
  • Someone is qualified to be Md. governor — he's just not a Democrat [Letter]

    Someone is qualified to be Md. governor — he's just not a Democrat [Letter]
    In a recent letter to the editor, K. Cooper was half right — the Democrats have no one who is genuinely qualified to be Maryland's next governor ("Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one!" April 5). However, the Republicans do:...