The Bel Air town commissioners agreed last week to release the town’s claim to two public rights of way, including one that connects George Street to Baltimore Pike between Hays Street and Archer Street.
Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said Monday that despite tragedies his department has faced over the past four years, the office has made strides in the fight against the opioid epidemic and in keeping county schools safe.
The painting that became the basis for the annual Harford County Pulling Award — done 50 years ago by Baltimore artist Joseph Sheppard that has been in and out of storage — was rededicated Monday at its new, and permanent, home at the Harford County Agricultural Center in Darlington.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center has filed a new application with state regulators asking permission to replace Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace with a psych hospital in Aberdeen.
With the 2018 state and county election results in the book, the Harford County Board of Education membership will take on a mostly lame duck status for the next seven months, with a majority of its members due to leave next June.
The three options for a new space for Bel Air Police Department — two are renovations and expansion of the existing building and one a new, free-standing building — are expected to cost between $8.5 million and $11.4 million.
After a week’s delay because of a wet fall along the East Coast, the Bel Air Lions Club Christmas trees will be delivered Saturday, a club member said. It's also Small Business Saturday in Bel Air and Havre de Grace and the final day of the Festival of Trees at the Armory.
Stephanie Stein normally works from home, but Monday morning when a garbage truck crashed into her Abingdon home, she was at a doctor’s appointment. “I’d be terrified, I can’t even think about it,” Stein said about how she might have felt had she’d been at home.
More than 1,400 free meals will be served in Havre de Grace on Thanksgiving Day. A similar meal will be served at the American Legion Post in Perryville. And a Thanksgiving dinner will be served Sunday in Bel Air.
The private Greenridge Utilities water system that serves nearly 1,000 customers in the Fountain Green area just east of Bel Air is digging deeper wells to better meet customer demand, a company official said.
The three guns seized at two different schools Friday — a day staff were undergoing active assailant training — by Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies were BB guns, although they resembled the real thing.
Diane Adkins-Tobin did what no one has been able to do since 1954 — unseat a sitting judge. Not only did the deputy state’s attorney for Harford County defeat one of the two incumbent Harford County Circuit Court judges, she received more votes than either one of them.