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Harford County

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  • Peach Bottom plant emergency prep drills scheduled for Tuesday

    Peach Bottom plant emergency prep drills scheduled for Tuesday
    Harford County emergency management officials, as well as their counterparts at the state and county level in Maryland and Pennsylvania, will hold an emergency preparedness drill Tuesday afternoon involving the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station and the...
  • Harford residents fighting Columbia Gas lawsuits for pipeline project

    Harford residents fighting Columbia Gas lawsuits for pipeline project
    Columbia Gas Transmission continues to wait for state permission to move forward with its proposed parallel pipeline through the Fallston area, as people living in the area battle legal efforts on the part of the company to take or gain use rights to...
  • Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

    Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange
    As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
  • Opponents of Harford retirement community plan pack review hearing, seek changes

    Opponents of Harford retirement community plan pack review hearing, seek changes
    Residents of communities surrounding a Bel Air area farm slated for a housing development and large retirement community pleaded with Harford County and state officials Wednesday to push the developers to reduce the project's scale or stop it completely....
  • Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending

    Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending
    As the General Assembly enters the final week of its 90-day session, lawmakers have fewer issues coming down to the wire than in a typical year — but some that remain are very thorny indeed. A proposal to raise the minimum wage, Gov. Martin O'...
  • Film tax credit deal near

    Film tax credit deal near
    A tentative deal was reached Thursday in Annapolis to increase tax credits for film and television productions shot in Maryland, in a bid to keep popular TV series like "House of Cards" and "Veep" from abandoning the state. A joint conference...
  • Iconic downtown Bel Air landmark getting a face-lift

    Iconic downtown Bel Air landmark getting a face-lift
    A downtown Bel Air landmark is getting a major face-lift. The 250,000-gallon, elevated water storage tank, a block south of the Harford County Courthouse between South Main and South Bond streets, is being rehabilitated and repainted, according to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...