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  • Handful of HdG birthdays close out March

    Happy Maryland Day, dear readers! On March 25, the English ships, Ark and Dove, landed in St. Mary's, loaded with the first colonists for Lord Baltimore to settle here in 1634 as a Catholic colony. March 25 is a national holiday in Greece. Greeks and...
  • Light your porch blue in support of Autism Awareness

    April 2 is Autism Awareness Day – put a blue lightbulb in your porch light and keep it shining all night in support of Autism Awareness. Havre de Grace Elks Lodge is having a self-serve waffle breakfast on Sunday, March 30 from 8 to 11 a.m. $6...
  • Also pushing for a new high school in Havre de Grace [Letter]

    I read your piece on the IAC's ruling, and I noted that you managed to give credit to just about everyone (including a lot of people who had little or nothing to do with the process) but not a word about me. Since I was the guy on the trenches on this, I'...
  • Church Creek Elementary evacuated for possible gas leak Friday

    Church Creek Elementary School was evacuated briefly Friday morning while firefighters investigated a possible gas leak. Around 8 a.m., the school's chief custodian reported an odor of gas in the boiler room at the school at 4299 Church Creek Road,...
  • 'Cinderella's Closet' helps teens find perfect prom dress

    'Cinderella's Closet' helps teens find perfect prom dress
    For the past four years In Aberdeen, some modern day "fairy godmothers," known as the Aberdeen Lioness Lions Club are helping high school girls find the dress of their dreams, for one of the biggest nights of their lives: the prom. Their mission is to...
  • Man charged with chasing pregnant girlfriend with electric cord

    A Gwynn Oak man is being held on $15,000 bail after allegedly using a black electric cord to try to injure his pregnant girlfriend. Nelson Finney III, 29, of the 2100 block of Thistleboom Road, was charged Sunday with possession of a dangerous weapon...
  • Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow

    Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow
    Bel Air Mayor Robert Reier joked at Monday night's town meeting that Public Works Director Randy Robertson could probably "write a book" on clearing snow from municipal streets, sidewalks and facilities with the latest snow that hit Monday. "The...
  • Havre de Grace mayor warns of 'challenging budget' for 2015

    Havre de Grace mayor warns of 'challenging budget' for 2015
    Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty warned of "the most challenging budget of my administration" for fiscal year 2015 and said he expects to raise water and sewer rates by 20 percent, as suggested by a city commission. With home building still stagnant...
  • Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps reviews a year of service

    Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps reviews a year of service
    A radiation scare at last May's War of 1812 celebration and more than 20 heat-related illnesses at the July 4th parade kept Havre de Grace's Ambulance Corps busy during the warmer months of 2013, among many calls members answered last year. At Saturday's...
  • Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford

    Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford
    Dozens of people, young and old, came together in Harford County over the weekend to celebrate Purim, a Jewish holiday based on the biblical Book of Esther. At Temple Adas Shalom near Havre de Grace, children – and some adults – paraded in...
  • More than $60,000 raised to fight cancer at Havre de Grace head-shaving event

    More than $60,000 raised to fight cancer at Havre de Grace head-shaving event
    Organizers of the inaugural Havre de Grace head-shaving fundraiser for the St. Baldrick's Foundation raised at least $60,500 for children's cancer research, an amount that is more than double their goal. The head-shaving event, which was put together...
  • Investigation of Harford gastroenteritis outbreak continues

    Investigation of Harford gastroenteritis outbreak continues
    With a potential restaurant-related outbreak of gastroenteritis under investigation in Harford County, plus a typical rise of gastrointestinal illnesses during the late winter, residents are being urged to take common-sense measures to reduce the spread...