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Harford County

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  • When private property isn't [Editorial]

    Eminent domain is one of those governmental attributes that has a fair amount in common with taxes. Both are inherent powers of any government, dating to the earliest days of government. Both can seem particularly onerous to the people who end up...
  • Harford council hears concerns about Mt. Soma property getting public water; stun gun bill passes

    Harford County's request to add the proposed 285-apartment Mt. Soma development to the public water system drew some debate at Tuesday's Harford County Council meeting. The development is part of the proposed water and sewer plan update for spring 2014;...
  • Decisions on snow day waivers overdue [Editorial]

    Decisions on snow day waivers overdue [Editorial]
    The Harford County public school system included seven days in the academic calendar this school year as potential makeup days in case of snow. Turns out, the school system ended up canceling classes 11 times (or 12 if the state doesn't allow the two...
  • Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia

    Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia
    Bel Air residents, say hello to your new sister city: Narva, Estonia. The "friendly exchange relationship" with Narva, a first for The Town of Bel Air, got underway Wednesday morning at Town Hall with a little high-tech help. Mayor Robert Reier and...
  • Matt Hoerr earns first collegiate track victory

    Matt Hoerr of Bel Air earned his first victory as a collegiate runner Saturday in a rain-drenched track meet in Towson. The Salisbury University freshman and C. Milton Wright grad won the 5000 meters in the Goucher Classic. He completed the 12 1/2 lap...
  • Young, scared and in custody [Letter]

    Young, scared and in custody [Letter]
    Anyone concerned by the use of solitary confinement in Maryland should look at what happens to juveniles charged as adults in Harford County ("Isolated confinement," March 31). These kids are all held in either isolation (24-hour lockdown) or...
  • Dundalk resident wins lottery twice in one week

    Dundalk resident wins lottery twice in one week
    After winning $100,000 from a scratch-off ticket, a Dundalk woman won $10,000 a week later, also from a scratch-off. Michelle Fowler, 39, said she stopped at the Wise Avenue BP gas station on March 22 to buy her husband Dean, 38, two $20 scratch-off...
  • After slowdown in population growth, home building picks up in Harford

    After slowdown in population growth, home building picks up in Harford
    Although population growth in Harford County slowed during the past year, the number of permits issued for new residential construction hit its highest point in five years during 2013, a likely sign of more growth to come. The county and its three...
  • Hogan is first GOP gubernatorial hopeful on TV

    Larry Hogan became the first Republican candidate for governor to run ads on television Thursday as his campaign released a 30-second spot that is running on cable channels in the Baltimore market. The Hogan ad, which comes 2 1/2 months before the...
  • Harford's health ranked 10th in Maryland again

    Harford's health ranked 10th in Maryland again
    Harford County remains 10th in the state for overall health of its residents, with tobacco use and obesity continuing to be at least as high as the state average, according to a new report. While the county's rank remained the same as last year, a...
  • Suspected serial burglar's smash and grab in Aberdeen turned deadly

    Suspected serial burglar's smash and grab in Aberdeen turned deadly
    Before he broke into to the Target in Aberdeen in the early morning hours of March 21 and was later shot and killed by police following a high speed highway chase, Rajsaun McCray was already facing store burglary charges in three other Maryland counties....
  • Crunch time comes for Harford legislation in Annapolis

    Crunch time comes for Harford legislation in Annapolis
    It's less than seven days and counting until the 2014 session of the Maryland General Assembly ends at midnight Monday, and the fates of a number of Harford County-centered bills remain to be decided in those waning days. As of Tuesday afternoon, a...