Erika Butler

Writer

Erika Butler joined The Aegis as a reporter in 1994, just a few months out of college. She has served as an editor since the late 1990s, first of The Record, then coordinating news and later features, which she does today. Erika has covered just about every county government meeting in her 20 years and written on hundreds of different topics of interest to Harford County residents. She has lived in most of her life in Harford County, growing up in Fallston then living in various places in Bel Air. Erika is married with two children and enjoys running and reading.

Recent Articles

  • Aberdeen OKs site plan for $75 million medical complex

    Aberdeen OKs site plan for $75 million medical complex

    A preliminary site plan for a new, $75 million combined medical center and behavioral health facility was approved unanimously by the Aberdeen City Council Monday night. If the plan proposed by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is approved by the Maryland Health Care Commission, construction...

  • Fatal heroin overdoses in Harford fewer this year than 2017, sheriff says

    Fatal heroin overdoses in Harford fewer this year than 2017, sheriff says

    While the number of overall heroin and opioid overdoses is higher this year than at the same time last year, the number of fatal overdoses had dropped more than 7 percent, the Harford County sheriff said. As of Monday, 63 people had died from an opioid overdose in Harford County this year, compared...

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