Harford County public works officials say the cost of providing waste disposal and recycling services is projected to increase 24 percent during the next 10 years, and they are considering potential changes in how the current system operates, possibly to include a major shift in the arms-length relationship that has existed for decades with commercial waste hauling companies.
Patrick DeGroodt, who oversaw the development of a communications system for the Army that allows soldiers on the battlefield to communicate with the same ease that the rest of us have with cellphones, has been named a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal.
The organizers of Friday's Independence Day parade in Kingsville were watching the weather closely during the hours leading up to the parade start time, hoping storms driven by Hurricane Arthur would not force them to cancel.
John Laursen, an Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his wife Casey have spent about than a year handling his recovery after being medically evacuated from Afghanistan, but they are able to begin moving forward, with the first steps being across the threshold of their new home in Harford County Wednesday.
Aberdeen city leaders, joined by first responders from the city and Harford County emergency officials, as well as Aberdeen Proving Ground military leaders, unveiled Saturday a memorial to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
As Harford County farms diversify and their owners try to figure out their future, the county's ag community hopes events like Sunday's annual Farm Visitation Day can keep people interested in the wide world of agriculture.
Over the last six years, enrollment numbers in Advance Placement, or AP, testing across Harford County Public Schools has increased, but that increase has not necessarily translated more students passing the exams.
The last time the military consolidated, Maryland's installations grew. But base realignment and closure usually goes the other way — and the Army is calling for another round. Officials in Maryland aren't waiting to see what happens. They're already preparing.
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.
Two giant missile tracking blimps, part of an airborne attack defense exercise, will soon be perched high above parts of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford and Baltimore counties, as Army officials have been going to lengths reassure residents that they will not be spying on them.
Facing mounting opposition from state and local officials, the Obama administration has dropped the idea of converting a vacant office building in Baltimore into a shelter for immigrant children who have entered the country illegally, officials familiar with the decision said Wednesday.
The Aberdeen Room Museum, at 18 Howard St., is devoting its exterior window to Aberdeen's canning industry. The industry, no longer the important one it once was, still has its influence on the community.
The president of Harford County's Army Alliance told community leaders Tuesday that federal budget cuts and the uncertainty of any future BRAC process raise plenty of questions about the future of Aberdeen Proving Ground.
They came by the hundreds, from near and far, hoping to get their few seconds of fame on the small screen. The "House of Cards" open casting call for extras needed in Season III of the Netflix political thriller starring Kevin Spacey drew a huge crowd of hopefuls to downtown Bel Air on a sunny Saturday morning.
Seventy years ago today, more than 100,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on a fortified section of French beach as they began what Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called "a great crusade" to liberate France and the rest of occupied Europe from the Germans.
An Aberdeen resident who was banned from owning a backyard flock of chickens two years ago is continuing his drive to get city officials to overturn a law against owning and raising poultry in the city.
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors. That's a challenge now being tackled by a new crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping veteran entrepreneurs.
Some see in 3D printing the potential for change as substantial as the industrial revolution — a different way of making things that could kick start tiny operations, disrupt entire industries and literally change the landscape.
For the third consecutive year, The Aegis was honored as Newspaper of the Year among the state's largest circulation non-daily papers by the Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Press Association during the organization's annual awards luncheon Friday.