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Harford County

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  • The worst form of government [Editorial]

    Winston Churchill is credited with many wry quips, including the observation that democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others that have been tried. No doubt, the sentiment relates to the reality that representative governments,...
  • Opposed to council giving up zoning authority [Letter]

    The following was addressed to the Harford County Council. A copy was provided for publication. I am against the proposed bill to amend the County Charter to remove the responsibility of the Council in its role as the Board of Appeals in Zoning matters....
  • With money to spend, candidates for governor likely to launch ad blitz

    With money to spend, candidates for governor likely to launch ad blitz
    Maryland voters can expect to see an escalating barrage of television ads before the June 24 primary for governor, a blitz that will be fueled by the nearly $9 million the contenders have in the bank. Most of that money will be spent on the Democratic...
  • Democratic governor hopefuls debate with front-runner absent

    Democratic governor hopefuls debate with front-runner absent
    With the front-runner in the race conspicuously absent, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Douglas F. Gansler and Heather R. Mizeur disagreed — politely — during a debate Tuesday night, with Gansler saving the brunt of his criticism for the...
  • Friends of Harford opposed to appeals change [Letter]

    Editor: Friends of Harford strongly opposes Bill 14-21, the Charter Amendment to eliminate both the County Council serving as the Board of Appeals and the Board of Appeals itself. Under this bill, appeals of Zoning decisions made by the Hearing Examiner...
  • Sex offender jailed for alleged registration violation

    Bail was set at $50,000 Wednesday for a former Aberdeen area resident who is accused of failing to properly register as a sex offender. Brian Christopher Shumate, 46, was being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center on three charges...
  • Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill

    Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill
    Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed. The area is experiencing major delays....
  • Riding to raise awareness of MS

    Riding to raise awareness of MS
    Bicycling isn't usually fodder for Jeremy Conn, co-host of the popular Scott Garceau sports show on 105.7 The Fan. But the Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge had a particular meaning for the Baltimore County native. His wife, recently diagnosed with...
  • An issue that will be back [Editorial]

    When it comes to the status of marijuana in Maryland, Sheriff Jesse Bane was absolutely right when he told the Harford County Council last week: "I will guarantee you dollars to doughnuts they will be back next year to legalize marijuana..." For better,...
  • Adam Thompson Run raises $25,000 for Harford nursing scholarships

    More than 300 people participated in Saturday morning's third annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk at Harford Community College. The race, conducted on a USA Track and Field certified course, raised $25,000 to benefit nursing scholarships and honored the...
  • Havre de Grace named a best small town to visit by Smithsonian Magazine

    It what could be truly considered a tourism manager's dream, Havre de Grace has made Smithsonian Magazine's list of "The Best 20 Small Towns to Visit in 2014." The April edition of Smithsonian places Havre de Grace at No. 12 on the list, just behind...