While the overwhelmingly majority of people who have commented on the proposed calendar for the 2020-2021 school year prefer a pre-Labor Day start, many are also concerned about professional development days, Veterans Day, spring break and religious holidays.
Instead, Harford County Public Schools will offer events after school hours next week and opportunities throughout the year for parents, guardians and other relatives to observe their students during class as part of the new “Learn With Me” initiative.
If 26 options weren’t already enough, customers at Independent Brewing Company in Bel Air will soon have more choices when it comes to a drink. The Funk House, behind the main building and distillery, is nearly complete and once finished will allow brewers to expand into traditional sours and barrel-aged beers.
Being the victim of a crime can cause significant trauma, and the Harford State’s Attorney’s Office and Office of Family and Children’s Services are partnering to ensure victims of all crimes, not just domestic violence, get the support they need to deal with that trauma.
Harford County’s school resource officer program is being expanded into the county’s public elementary schools with the assignment of three new deputies to the 27 schools outside Aberdeen, Bel Air and Havre de Grace.
Monet Eck, a Bel Air Middle School student, was honored by the Bel Air town commissioners at their meeting Monday with a student achievement award for “her unique qualities especially when it comes to helping others and showing compassion,” according to the award.
To create a “cushion” if a price increase for a liquor license in Harford County is not approved by the state legislature during the next session, the liquor board is proposed to increase its administrative fees.
After more than 50 years of doing business in Bel Air, Pete’s Cycle is closing its store on Saturday. The remaining locations in Baltimore and Severna Park will remain open, and employees from Bel Air are moving to Baltimore.
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to an end, Harford County’s state’s attorney hopes a recent sentence handed down to a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend at an Aberdeen motel makes potential abusers think twice.
For more than two decades, Forest HIll resident Craig Schuelke has been trying to outdo the previous year when it comes to the Halloween display in his front yard at the end of Cannery Court in the Spenceola Farms neighborhood.
A trial for Naeshawn Jaheim-Troy Perry, accused of killing a 15-year-old in 2017, was postponed Friday after too few jurors could be found to hear the case. Messages directed toward the accused were also found scrawled in the Harford County courthouse elevator several times this week.
Intro to Information Sciences is one of four new credit courses Harford Community College is offering at the Edgewood Library this semester as it tries to extend its reach not only in Edgewood but the entire southern and eastern portions of the county.
Bob Bloom started building WXCY 103.7 in Havre de Grace in 1988 and the station went on the air in 1989. After 31 years with the radio station, and 37 years in broadcasting, Bloom retired at the end of September.
The Harford County Liquor Control Board is proposing again this year to increase the cost of liquor licenses. It’s also proposing, in light of a recent Supreme Court decision, to abolish residency requirements for liquor license holders and will instead introduce the “operator licensee.”
Two years after Pete and Ramsey Eisenhauer bought Chesapeake Harley Davidson in Darlington, the father-son owners wanted to do something for the community and this summer donated four motorcycles to local police agencies.
A Harford County Council member and the former Harford County council president, who also spent 30-plus years as an educator, are asking the school board to consider rescinding its zero tolerance policy on extra-curricular participation and instead encourage students to participate in activities.
With Upper Chesapeake Health scaling back on its plans for the new free-standing medical facility and psychiatric hospital in Aberdeen, Havre de Grace needs to address the shortcomings in health care in the community, city councilwoman Carolyn Zinner said last week.
The wooden cutout figures have stood in Churchville for the last 18 years as a reminder of the dangers of domestic violence.Under the Silent Witness national initiative, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County has been displaying the figures in front of its church building on Route 22 in Churchville.
After seven months, the Abingdon Library reopened on Tuesday following a $2.9 million renovation, including a number of upgrades to its children's department, as well as new windows and a partial new roof.
Though the members of the Harford County Board of Education are considering changes to its meetings, school board President Jansen Robinson said they won’t take away opportunities for the community to have access to board members.
The second annual Garden Glow, a unique celebration of fall that features illuminated sculptures, hundreds of glowing jack o’lanterns, live music and food and spirits, is returning to Ladew Gardens for two nights this year on Oct. 19 and 20.