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With three snow days used, Harford schools last day is now June 12

The school year for Harford County students has extended into another week in June following three days of closures because of inclement weather. Since returning Jan. 2 after the winter break, schools have been closed three times: Jan. 4 for snow, Jan. 9 for ice and Wednesday for snow. Schools...

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  • What's so funny ... [Editorial]

    What's so funny ... [Editorial]

    The answer is simple: Nothing. The question is in the rhetorical song “(What’s so funny ’bout) peace, love and understanding?” Written by iconic rocker Nick Lowe and first recorded by his band Brinsley Schwarz for a 1974 release, Elvis Costello made “(What’s so funny ’bout) Peace, Love and Understanding”...

  • Bills offer two points of attack on Maryland's, Harfords opioid crisis [Commentary]

    Bills offer two points of attack on Maryland's, Harfords opioid crisis [Commentary]

    One of a series of weekly commentaries from Harford County state legislators regarding the 2018 Maryland General Assembly session. So far this new year, Harford County has already recorded 20 overdoses and three deaths, adding to the 91 Americans who die daily from an opioid overdoses. As the...

  • Bad deal for Aberdeen [Editorial]

    Bad deal for Aberdeen [Editorial]

    Shortly after he arrived from Alaska in the summer of 2016 to take over day-to-day management of the Aberdeen city government, Randy Robertson remarked that he did not realize part of his new job included managing a municipal stadium. At the time, Robertson had been presented a list of $3 million...

  • The state of the Harford County [Editorial]

    The state of the Harford County [Editorial]

    Every year about this time, the person occupying the office of the Harford County Executive gives a speech. Those words are generally called the State of the County. Almost without exception, he or she, yes, Harford once elected and re-elected a woman as its executive, has painted a rosy picture...

  • Modern times vs. old ways [Editorial]

    Modern times vs. old ways [Editorial]

    Many times, it’s helpful to look at the calendar and remember what year it is. That’s certainly the way we feel when it comes to diversity issues and Harford County Public Schools. It’s 2018, not 1958, 1968 or even 2008. The composition of the 37,500 students who attend Harford’s public schools...

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  • County, city donate $20,000 to Havre de Grace Gold Star Families memorial

    County, city donate $20,000 to Havre de Grace Gold Star Families memorial

    The Havre de Grace Mayor and City Council held a brief check presentation ceremony Tuesday for the city’s planned Gold Star Family Memorial Monument. Mayor William Martin presented a check for $10,000 in city funds, and Harford County Executive Barry Glassman presented $10,000 from the county,...

  • The New Romance to perform in Havre de Grace Jan. 25

    The New Romance to perform in Havre de Grace Jan. 25

    Havre de Grace city officials have announced The New Romance will perform at The Cultural Arts Center At The Opera House on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. The New Romance are known for their high energy performances covering popular 80’s music guaranteed to leave you breathless. According to the...

  • Bel Air Town Board honors BAHS student Andrew Sunday

    Bel Air Town Board honors BAHS student Andrew Sunday

    Andrew Sunday, a senior at Bel Air High School, was honored by the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Monday night for his academic and athletic achievements and contributions to the local community. “Andrew’s core quality is encouraging others,” Mayor Susan Burdette said, as she read from the...

  • Edgewood High Hall of Fame seeks nominations for 2018 induction class

    Edgewood High Hall of Fame seeks nominations for 2018 induction class

    Nominations are being sought for the Class of 2018 that will be inducted into the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame later this year. The Hall of Fame’s committee also has announced the eighth annual induction ceremony will take place on Friday, Oct. 5, on Homecoming Day, at the school. Tentative...

  • Civil rights leader C.T. Vivian to speak at Harford Community College Feb. 15

    Civil rights leader C.T. Vivian to speak at Harford Community College Feb. 15

    From Harford Community College: Civil Rights movement leader The Rev. Dr. C. T. Vivian will visit Harford Community College on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 PM in the Chesapeake Center Dining Rooms. Join us for a conversation with Rev. Vivian. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP at 443-412-2224....

From Harford Magazine

Harford County's best restaurants of 2017

Harford County's best restaurants of 2017

“What’s for dinner?” It’s a question that strikes fear into the hearts of parents and spouses everywhere. When there’s nothing in the fridge and you’ve tried everything on the takeout menu, it’s time to find a new place to eat. Fortunately, Harford County residents have dozens of recommendations...

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