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Havre de Grace to celebrate Arbor Day on April 27

Havre de Grace will celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting at 10 a.m. Friday, April 27, at the Havre de Grace Colored School building, 555 Alliance St. Organizers plan to plant an Eastern redbud at the former school in honor of Leon Roye (1905-1966), who was the school’s principal from 1930-1953...


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  • Service and dedication [Editorial]

    Service and dedication [Editorial]

    A special honor was bestowed by the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company during its annual banquet on Saturday, April 7, when it Shirley MacLean received a new award recognizing service and dedication to the fire company’s auxiliary. Fittingly, the award is named in honor of MacLean, who has been with...

  • Harford sheriff criticizes Aegis cartoon [Letter]

    Harford sheriff criticizes Aegis cartoon [Letter]

    Editor: I can’t help but feel disappointed in the editorial cartoon that was included in Wednesday’s edition of the Aegis. I am disappointed in the fact that in an apparent effort to further frighten parents and our community as a whole, the Aegis selects a rendering that minimizes our County’s...

  • School racial incidents still troubling [Editorial]

    School racial incidents still troubling [Editorial]

    No one should be shocked that a parent of a Harford County Public Schools student told the school board that another student at Patterson Mill Middle School had called his son a racial slur. From time to time, there are students who complain they have been subjected to racism, particularly being...

  • Not surprising [Editorial]

    Not surprising [Editorial]

    We are heartened to hear County Councilman Jim McMahan’s unwavering support of the First Amendment right to freedom of speech for anyone. McMahan’s comments came after unconfirmed reports of an Episcopal pastor in Harford County being censured, if not removed, for his public support of proposed...

  • Disaster in the making [Editorial]

    Disaster in the making [Editorial]

    As we warned on several occasions would happen, Aberdeen city officials already have demonstrated their decision to bring in an outside, inexperienced outfit to manage Ripken Stadium is a disaster in the making. Barely six weeks elapsed between the city’s signing a one-year agreement with Huntley...


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Best of Harford County: 65 favorites from 2017

Best of Harford County: 65 favorites from 2017

The fervor around the Best of Harford County is a five-month affair. From the time the readers’ poll launches in late September to this issue’s delivery in February, businesses, nonprofits and readers are abuzz in anticipation of who might take home the coveted title. At last, the wait is over....