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Professor: Thanks to those who made farm symposium a success

Many thanks to all who made "Food, Farmers and Community: Opening the Dialogue" on March 16 at Harford Community College a successful symposium. We are particularly grateful to our symposium sponsors: Harford Community College, Harford Community College Foundation, Harford County Office of Community...

  • Harford residents should take advantage of Maryland Health Benefits Exchange and get insured [Letter]

    Harford residents should take advantage of Maryland Health Benefits Exchange and get insured [Letter]

    Editor: As Harford County Health Officer, every day I see the costly burden of not having health insurance on our residents. Having health insurance is important for several reasons. Uninsured people receive less medical care and less timely care, they have worse health outcomes, and lack of insurance...

  • The holiday stretch [Editorial]

    The holiday stretch [Editorial]

    It’s not an exaggeration to say this holiday season is quite a stretch. More precisely, this is the longest the traditional Christmas shopping season can be. When is Thanksgiving? Thursday, of course, that’s as in the fourth Thursday of every November. This year’s fourth Thursday fell on Nov. 22,...

  • It's useful, save the Havre de Grace High auditorium [Editorial]

    It's useful, save the Havre de Grace High auditorium [Editorial]

    Havre de Grace city officials recently asked members of the Harford County delegation to the state legislature for what they called “seed money” to help them save the Havre de Grace High School auditorium and gym from the wrecking ball. The future of the existing auditorium/gym is unsettled as...

  • Zoning allows former Bel Air auto auction site development [Editorial]

    Zoning allows former Bel Air auto auction site development [Editorial]

    It was inevitable the 45.2-acre former home of the Bel Air Auto Auction in the 800 block of Baltimore Pike would be redeveloped. It was equally inevitable that neighboring residents would be opposed. It didn’t much matter what was proposed, there was going to be opposition. Fran Wergin, who said...

  • Transource fight continues [Editorial]

    Transource fight continues [Editorial]

    The fight against the big power line project that has dominated headlines in northern Harford County, and elsewhere along the Mason-Dixon Line, for the past year and a half is headed for more rounds in 2018. We’ve staked out or position previously that the Independence Energy Connection being developed...

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