Posted on: October 17, 2017

Harford County Honors 40 at the 31st Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards

Stories of 40 selfless volunteers inspired attendees at the 31st Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony hosted by County Executive Barry Glassman and the Dept. of Community Services on Oct. 12 at the Bel Air Church of the Nazarene.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

New Online “Story Maps” Tell Unique Stories of Harford County Communities

Through vivid images and engaging text, Harford County’s new online “story maps” tell unique stories of the County’s vibrant communities. The story maps feature community gardens, historic places, rare habitats, agriculturally preserved land, and more.

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Section of Park Beach Drive to Close for Sewer Force Main Rehabilitation Project

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing the section of road between 1919 and 1918 Park Beach Drive to through traffic during 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for sliplining of the Bush Creek Sewer Force Main on or about Monday, October 30, 2017.

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Harford Transit LINK Named Maryland’s 2017 Outstanding Transit System of the Year

Harford Transit LINK, Harford County’s public transportation bus system, was named 2017 Outstanding Transit System of the Year by the Transportation Assoc. of Maryland on Sept. 27 at the Transportation Association’s annual conference/expo in Ocean City.

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Edgewood Redevelopment Plan Presentation Set for Oct. 18

The consulting firm Thomas Comitta Assoc., Inc. will present its findings from the Edgewood Small Area Study and resulting plans for Edgewood’s redevelopment Wed., October 18, 6 – 8 p.m. at Edgewood High School, 2415 Willoughby Beach Road in Edgewood.

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Harford County Opens New Dog Park in Abingdon

Dogs of all sizes, and their owners, are welcome at Abingdon Road Park, Harford County’s new dog park. This four-acre park features two separate fenced in areas, one for small dogs and another for large dogs, a picnic pavilion and a one-mile trail.

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

“The Hard Truth of Addiction” Draws 250 in Harford County

Harford County’s Office of Drug Control Policy recently collaborated with Emory United Methodist Church to present “The Hard Truth of Addiction,” an event depicting the feelings of loneliness and desperation felt by those who suffer from addiction.

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Free Legal Assistance Offered for Fall Series of “Decisions That Determine Your Destiny”

The Harford County Department of Community Services Office on Aging, in partnership with the Harford Bar Foundation, will offer free information and assistance with drafting important documents in the series of “Decisions That Determine Your Destiny.”

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week: “Every Second Counts–Plan 2 Ways Out!”

October 8 – 14 is National Fire Prevention Week and the Harford County Department of Emergency Services urges all citizens to make a fire safety plan to protect their property and their loved ones.

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Harford County to Host Conference on Doing Business with Aberdeen Proving Ground Oct. 4

Harford County Economic Development, in partnership with the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, will host a conference on Wednesday, October 4 for small businesses interested in bidding on the billions of dollars in annual contracts awarded by APG.

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

County Executive Glassman, Sheriff Gahler Sign MOU for Sheriff’s Office Employee Negotiations

County Executive Barry Glassman on September 28 signed an MOU with Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler, the Deputy Sheriff’s Union, and the Correctional Association allowing for nonbinding negotiations on wages and healthcare premiums.

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Harford County “SOCKtober” Collection Drive in October to Warm Neighbors in Need

This October, Harford County government, in partnership with Harford County Public Library, is once again sponsoring “SOCKtober,” a countywide collection drive for new socks, hats, mittens, and gloves of all sizes.

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Section of Lapidum Road in Havre de Grace Reopened Following Repairs

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Lapidum Road between Stafford Road and Webster Lapidum Road in Havre de Grace following the completion of road/stream bank repairs.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Harford County to Host Veterans Resource Fair Saturday, October 7; Families Welcome

In support of those who served our nation, Harford County will host a resource fair for veterans and their families on Saturday, October 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bel Air Armory. This FREE event will be a one-stop-shop for information.

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

New Roundabout Open at Granary Road & Water Tower Way in Forest Hill

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Water Tower Way from U.S. Route 1 to East-West Highway and Granary Road from Robin Circle to Conowingo Road following construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Water Tower Way and Granar...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Free Haircuts Help Harford County Kids Go Back to School in Style

The new school year started in style for more than 130 Harford County children with limited resources, thanks to free haircuts and new school supplies donated by local businesses in partnership with Harford County government on August 28.

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Harford County to Celebrate Tenth Annual Business Appreciation Week Sept. 18 – 22

Throughout the week, government officials and business leaders will visit more than 60 companies to recognize their successes and business anniversaries ranging from one year to a remarkable 175 years.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Sept. 12 Workshop to Gather Public Input on Revitalization Plans for “Old Edgewood”

Planning a vibrant future for Edgewood continues with a public workshop set by the Harford County Office of Economic Development for Tuesday, September 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Edgewood Middle School. All stakeholders are welcome to attend.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Harford County Youth Tour Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

This August, more than 70 Harford County youth from the Harford County Boys and Girls Clubs and student organizations traveled with adult chaperones to the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek, Maryland.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month: “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”

Hurricane Harvey is a tragic reminder that catastrophic weather events can happen anywhere, anytime. September is National Preparedness Month and now is the time to review emergency plans, have support networks are in place, & update disaster supply kits.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

County Executive Glassman Establishes Harford Emergency Medical Services Standards Advisory Board

The all-volunteer EMS Standards Advisory Board will make strategic recommendations to support high quality emergency medical services in the county and plan for future needs.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Harford for Houston

Below is a link to relief agencies that are accepting donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and surrounding areas. Please contact these organizations directly if you wish to help.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Facing Addiction in Harford: A Candid Conversation with 19th U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy

The Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy and the nonprofit Addiction Connections Resource, Inc. will present “Facing Addiction in Harford County: A Conversation with the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy” on September 14.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Nominations Open for Harford County Commission on Disabilities’ 2017 Employment Recognition Awards

The Harford County Commission on Disabilities is seeking nominations for its annual Employment Recognition Luncheon in October, marking Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Section of Lapidum Rd. in Havre de Grace to Close for Two Weeks for Retaining Wall Repairs

Harford County’s Public Works will be closing Lapidum Rd between Stafford Rd and Webster Lapidum Rd in Havre de Grace to all traffic, including emergency vehicles, for repairs to the adjacent retaining wall on Tuesday, Sept. 5 for approximately two weeks.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

32 Citizens with Disabilities Discover Thrill of Bike Riding at Harford County “iCan Bike” Camp

Thirty-two citizens with disabilities, ranging in age from 8 to 35 years, experienced the thrill of learning to ride a bike at Harford County’s iCan Bike Camp held the week of August 14 at the Churchville Rec Center’s Level Building in Churchville.

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Harford County to Celebrate Worldwide “Car Free Day”; Free Bus Rides for HCC Commuters on Sept. 22

Worldwide “Car Free Day”, Friday, September 22, is an opportunity for all motorists to reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality and save money at the gas pump by traveling in ways that are more efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly.

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Registration Open for Fall Sessions of Harford County’s Free “Prepare Because You Care” Program

Registration is now open for fall sessions of Harford County’s free “Prepare Because You Care” emergency preparedness training program developed by the county Department of Emergency Services.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Harford County Seeks Youth and Adult Volunteers for Teen Court Program; Training Aug. 30

Harford County is seeking volunteers in grades 8-12 who are interested in helping their peers while learning about the law and the justice system. Volunteers will serve as peer jurors in the Teen Court program.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Harford County to Host Free Financial Planning Workshop for Small Business Owners August 16

Harford County’s Office of Economic Development will host a free workshop to assist small business owners with savings and retirement planning on Wednesday, August 16. The workshop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Ground Floor in Havre de Grace.

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Harford's Glassman Administration Recognizes Life-saving All-Star Employees & Volunteers

A pickleball player who collapsed and lost consciousness on April 21 received critical medical attention and was back playing the game within two weeks, thanks to quick action by Fallston senior center staff and volunteers.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Glassman Administration Earns Three 2017 National Association of Counties Awards for Innovation

The National Association of Counties has recognized Harford County with three NACo Achievement Awards for 2017. This is the second consecutive year that the Glassman administration has earned these annual awards for innovative county government programs.

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Harford County’s Local Management Board Awarded $570K State Grant to Assist Local Families in Need

The state of Maryland has awarded a total of $570,994 to Harford County’s Local Management Board (a grant-funded organization under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman) to fund child and family focused programs in FY2018.

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Harford County Public Libraries to Serve as “Cooling Centers” Thursday, July 20 – Saturday, July 22

With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees for the next few days, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services will offer “cooling centers” at all library branches during normal business hours on Thurs., July 20 through Sat., July 22, 2017.

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Harford County Public Library Branches to Serve as “Cooling Centers” on Thursday, July 13

With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees on Thursday, July 13, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services will offer “cooling centers” at all library branches during normal business hours.

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Main Parking Lot at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center Closed for Environmentally Friendly Repaving

The Harford County Department of Parks & Rec has closed the main parking lot at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon to all visitors until October for a repaving project that will reduce stormwater runoff and include a water retention garden.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Harford County Economic Development to Host July 18 Open Forum on Edgewood Revitalization

What is the best way for Edgewood to grow? Harford County’s Office of Economic Development will host an open forum on July 18 for community members, businesses, and representatives from Aberdeen Proving Ground to discuss their ideas for Edgewood’s future.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Harford County’s 13th Annual Drug Prevention Symposium Draws 300 Attendees

More than 300 individuals and 20 exhibitors from throughout Maryland participated in the 2017 Harford County Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Symposium held June 22. Famed Baltimore Colt Joe Ehrmann Delivers Inspirational Keynote Address

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Harford County Recognizes 23 “Champions for Children & Youth”

Harford County honored 23 individuals who have improved the lives of local youth at the 2017 Champions for Children and Youth Awards held June 23 in Edgewood Hall at Harford Community College in Bel Air.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Section of Oakmont Rd. in Fallston Reopened Following Road Embankment Repairs

The Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Oakmont Road between Brentwood Drive and Arabian Way in Fallston as of Thursday, June 29 following completion of culvert outfall and bank repairs.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Winners Announced in Harford County’s Anti-Heroin Video Competition for Youth

“How would you keep your friends from abusing drugs?” Winners in Harford County’s video competition for youth answered that question in gripping public service announcements set to debut in local movie theaters on June 30.

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

JOPPA FARM ROAD - EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE

UPDATE: Harford County Water & Sewer workers restored water service for affected customers by midnight on Tuesday night. The BGE contractor repaired the road, which reopened at 5:00 PM Wednesday. Thank you for your patience.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Harford County to Offer “iCanBike” Camp August 14 - 18 for People with Disabilities Ages 8+

Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and Department of Parks and Rec will offer a camp for people with disabilities to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding. Volunteer spotters are needed to serve each rider on a specially adapted bike.

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Glassman Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Nonprofits Promoting Harford County Tourism

County Executive Glassman is pleased to announce 29 local nonprofits will receive a total of $1.5M in funding to plan and implement a variety of tourism related activities including historical, cultural, agricultural, and eco-tourism operations in FY18.

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Harford County Parks & Rec Honors Longtime Volunteers

Harford County Parks & Recreation celebrated more than 50 longtime volunteers - plus two volunteers with over 50 years of service each - at their annual Volunteer Recognition Awards Dinner held June 9 at Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood.

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Section of Oakmont Road in Fallston to Close for Road Embankment Repairs

The Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing Oakmont Road between Brentwood Drive and Arabian Way in Fallston to all traffic on or about Monday, June 19, 2017 for approximately four to six weeks.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Harford County Emergency Services Earns Re-accreditation

DES Accreditation Group REVISED

Harford County Emergency Services earns re-accreditation as an emergency medical dispatch center of excellence.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Public Presentation Set for June 13 on Plans for Emily Bayless Graham Park in Bel Air

The Harford County Department of Parks & Recreation will host a public meeting on June 13 to present plans for the Emily Bayless Graham park development in Bel Air.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

New Section of Tollgate Road to Open in Bel Air

The new section of Tollgate Road between Plumtree Road and Bel Air South Parkway will be open to all through traffic effective at the close of business on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Questions may be directed to 410-638-3217 extension 2431.

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Picture Yourself Enjoying Harford Streams Summer Adventure: Visit Streams, Send Selfies, Win Prizes

This summer, explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, take selfies at your favorite locations and win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure, a program from the Department of Public Works’ Office of Watershed Protection and Restoration.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Harford Enacts New Incentives to Protect Agricultural Land from Development

County Executive Glassman signed legislation on May 18 enacting new incentives to protect key agricultural land that might otherwise be sold for development. This provides cash incentives for farmland owners to enter the county’s ag preservation program.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Harford County Parks & Recreation Survey Seeks Citizens’ Priorities

Which parks and recreation programs matter most to Harford County citizens? The Harford County Department of Parks & Recreation is seeking public input through an online survey to help it set priorities for the next 10 to 15 years.

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Harford County Historic Preservation Commission Announces 2017 Award Winners

These awards, which are presented each May in honor of National Historic Preservation Month, recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to stewardship of Harford County’s historic and cultural resources.

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Applications Being Accepted for Master Watershed Steward Training in Harford County

Would you like to be a leader in improving stream health in your Harford County community and the Chesapeake Bay? Applications are now being accepted for certification as a Master Watershed Steward in the Master Watershed Stewards Academy.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Nine Volunteer Mediators Graduate in Harford County Community Mediation Program’s Class of 2017

The Harford County Community Mediation Program is proud to announce that nine volunteers have successfully completed the required 45 hours of Basic Mediation Training to become volunteer community mediators.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Got Questions about Harford County Geography? There’s a Map for That

Commonly requested geographical information about Harford County, such as land use, transportation networks and areas of environmental significance, is now available online in a “map gallery” published on the Harford County government website.

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Free Senior Resource Fair on June 13 Hosted by Harford County Office on Aging

Offering a wealth of resources for families and caregivers, the Harford County Office on Aging will host a Senior Resource Fair on Tuesday, June 13 at the McFaul Activity Center at 525 West MacPhail Road in Bel Air from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

First Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival Draws 1,000 Attendees

There were smiles all around as nearly 1,000 attendees gathered for the first Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival on April 22 in the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College in Bel Air.

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Harford Artists of All Abilities Sought for “Art Without Boundaries” Exhibit in July

Harford County Commission on Disabilities and Harford County Cultural Arts Board will present “Art Without Boundaries”, a juried art exhibit for artists of all abilities at the Bel Air and Havre de Grace branches of the Harford County Public Library.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Harford County Employees Celebrate 800 Hours of Volunteer Service in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Throughout January, February and March nearly 100 county government employees gave over 800 hours of volunteer service to local nonprofits for the 2nd annual Day of Service program initiated by County Executive Glassman in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Register Now for Harford County’s Bike to Work Day “Pit Stops” in May; Sponsors Welcome

Harford County will celebrate May as National Clean Commute Month with Bike to Work Day “pit stops” promoting biking as a fun, healthy, and low-cost transportation option.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Harford County Government, Public Schools Agree on Shared Access to County-Owned Fuel Sites

Harford County Government and Harford County Public Schools have signed a ground-breaking agreement on shared access to county-owned fueling stations, improving operational efficiencies and avoid long term repair & maintenance costs for the school system.

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Register for Harford County’s Free “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Training

When it comes to emergencies and disasters, it's not a question of “if”, but “when.” Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a wide range of emergency situations.

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Harford County Executive Glassman Recommends Fiscally Responsible FY 18 Budget; No Tax Increases

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman released today a recommended county budget for fiscal year 2018 which includes no increase in tax rates yet provides record level funding for public safety, education and libraries.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Joppa Farm Rd. Closing April 26 for Two Months between MD Rt 7 and U.S. Rt 40 for Utility Work

Joppa Farm Road will be closing between Maryland Route 7 and U.S. Route 40 on or about Wednesday, April 26, 2017 for approximately two months for Baltimore Gas & Electric Company (BGE) to install underground transmission lines.

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

2017 Women of Tomorrow Awards Celebrate Harford County's Outstanding Young Women

Celebrating the next generation of women leaders, County Executive Barry Glassman and the Harford County Commission for Women hosted the seventh annual Women of Tomorrow Awards on March 30 at Bel Air High School.

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Harford County Personnel Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled April 28, 2017

The Harford County Personnel Advisory Board will meet on Friday, April 28, at 1:00 p.m. for the consideration and approval of the Pay and Classification Plan. The meeting will be held in the 1st Floor Main Conference Room, 220 S. Main Street, Bel Air.

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

County Executive Glassman Orders Harford County Flag Lowered for Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag to be flown at half-staff and issued the following statement in honor of Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar of Edgewood, who died on Saturday after being wounded in action in Afghanistan.

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Harford County’s 8th Annual Celebration of Cultures May 6 in Downtown Bel Air

All are welcome to join in Harford County’s eighth annual Celebration of Cultures beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 6 in Downtown Bel Air. This family-friendly event is designed to spotlight the many cultures that call Harford County home.

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

New Harford Transit LINK Bus Route to Jobs in Perryman-Riverside Employment Centers

Harford Transit LINK will pilot a new bus route offering reliable transportation to jobs in Perryman & Riverside on May 15. The Perryman-Riverside Express Silver Line will provide frequent service and schedule aligned with work shifts of area employers.

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Section of Joppa Farm Road to Close for Utility Work

Joppa Farm Road between Falconer Road and Barksdale Road will be closing from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 13 for Baltimore Gas & Electric to install vaults for their underground transmission lines.

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Harford County Launches Watershed Explorer Application to Promote Healthy Streams

Harford County government is pleased to announce a new online tool to promote awareness of the connection between local watersheds, the health of local streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Volunteers Invited to Plant Trees in Jarrettsville for Harford County’s April 14 Arbor Day

Harford County will celebrate Arbor Day 2017 on Friday, April 14 by planting 315 trees at Fox Meadow Complex located at 3653 Fallston Road in Jarrettsville. This year marks Harford County’s 14th annual Arbor Day celebration.

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Register Now for Harford’s First Annual Youth and Family Resource Festival Coming Saturday April 22

Registration is now open for Harford’s first annual Youth and Family Resource Festival featuring resources for youth of all abilities from birth to young adults. This free event will be held on Sat, April 22, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Harford Community College.

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

County Executive Barry Glassman Orders Harford County Flag Lowered for Dennis DeVoe

County Executive Barry Glassman ordered the Harford County flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 17 in recognition of Dennis DeVoe’s service to the citizens of Harford County.

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Wastewater Overflow in Emmorton Area Found and Promptly Controlled

Employees of the Harford County Department of Public Works observed an overflow of wastewater at a manhole located in the 2500 block of South Tollgate Road at 11:30 am on March 10, 2017. Crews quickly responded to the site and the overflow was controlled ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Robinson Mill Road Bridge in Whiteford Closed Until Further Notice

The Harford County Department of Public Works has closed the bridge on Robinson Mill Road, three-tenths of a mile east of Route 136 in Whiteford, due to the structural degradation of the supporting beams.

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Harford’s “Decisions That Determine Your Destiny” Offers Free Legal Assistance

This program offers free advice and assistance drafting legal documents such as financial power of attorney & advance medical directive that can ease the burden of resolving legal issues in case of catastrophic illness or injury to yourself or loved ones.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Nominees Sought for 31st Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards

Do you know an unsung hero? Each year the Harford County Department of Community Services searches for local citizens who selflessly assist others and honors their service at the annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Harford County Earns 32nd Consecutive Annual Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Harford County government is recognized for its fiscal year 2016 comprehensive annual financial report with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States & Canada.

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Harford County Announces Champions for Children and Youth Art Contest for Grades K-12

Is there a champion in your life? Students in grades K-12 are invited to show how their champion makes them feel, and enter to win prizes in a new art contest sponsored by the Harford County Department of Community Services and Local Management Board.

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

HEAVY LOAD / OVERSIZE VEHICLE MOVE NOTICE

A heavy load / oversize vehicle will be traversing Perryman area roads (MD159 and Chelsea Road) on or about Wednesday, March 1st. When it crosses the Amtrak Bridge on Chelsea Road between Michaelsville Road and Woodley Road, no other vehicles will be allo...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

County Executive Barry Glassman Issues Statement on Hateful Fliers Found in Bel Air Neighborhood

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement today in response to hateful fliers found Wednesday in a Bel Air neighborhood.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Register for Harford County’s Free “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Training

This program developed by the county Department of Emergency Services will hold its next four-week session on Wednesdays beginning on March 15 through April 5 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Northern Precinct. Registration required.

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Harford County Retains Triple-A Bond Ratings; Highest Possible Ratings Reduce Borrowing Costs

Harford County has retained its Triple-A bond rating from all three of the nation’s major independent bond-rating agencies for the third consecutive year under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman.

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

County Executive Glassman Orders Day of Remembrance, Flags Lowered Feb. 10 for Fallen Deputies

County Executive Barry Glassman has declared a Day of Remembrance and ordered Harford County flags to fly at half-staff on Friday, February 10 for fallen heroes Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon.

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

William Bettin named Harford County Deputy Director of DPW’s Division of Water & Sewer

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has named Bel Air resident William Bettin, P.E., the deputy director of Public Works where he will lead the Division of Water and Sewer serving 130,000 citizens, effective February 13.

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Joppa Farm Rd. between Maryland Route 7 and U.S. Route 40 Closing for Two Months for Utility Work

BEL AIR, Md., (Feb. 3, 2017) - Joppa Farm Road between Maryland Route 7 and U.S. Route 40 will be closed to all traffic, including emergency vehicles, for two months beginning on or about Tuesday, February 14, 2017. This temporary road closure is for Will...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Harford County Celebrates Black History Month with Video Tribute to Hosanna School Museum

Harford County celebrates Black History Month with the following video tribute to the community that lifted up Hosanna School Museum in Darlington.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Free Harford County Program for Employers to Help Employees “Commute Smart”

The Office of Economic Development is proud to offer companies and other organizations on-site presentations to their employees, providing commuter options that can save time and money, reduce traffic, and, in some cases, improve employee health.

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Harford County Employee Cindy Lykens Recognized for Saving Taxpayers $32K

County Executive Barry Glassman is proud to recognize County employee Cindy Lykens, who recently demonstrated outstanding stewardship of taxpayer funds that resulted in cost savings of $32,000 and prevented future overcharges by a third-party contractor.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Road Reopening Notice: E. Belcrest Rd. between Wakefield Dr. and Crafton Rd. in Bel Air

The Harford County Department of Public Works reopened E. Belcrest Road between Wakefield Drive and Crafton Road in Bel Air to all through traffic on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. This roadway had been closed for storm drain installation.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Harford County’s Glassman Administration Urges Citizens to Stay Safe in Winter Weather

On the one year anniversary of Winter Storm Jonas, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman’s administration offers the following reminders and online tools developed to help citizens stay informed and, most importantly, to stay safe in winter weather.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Free “Community Conversation Series” for Caregivers Offered by Harford County Office of Disability

Harford County government, under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, is proud to introduce a free informational three-part “Community Conversation” series on planning for the future of a loved one with a disability.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Harford County’s Tourism-Related Funding Program Accepting Applications for FY 2018

This funding program aids cultural, historical, museum, eco-tourism and sports-tourism activities, with revenue generated by the county’s hotel lodging fee. Funding application workshops are planned for Feb 22 and March 6. Submission deadline is April 14.

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Winners Announced for 2016 Harford County Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Awards

Harford County government, in partnership with Maryland Environmental Service, is pleased to announce that St. Joan of Arc School and Tidewater Marina have won Harford County’s Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Awards for 2016.

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Temporary Road Closure: E. Belcrest Road between Wakefield Dr. and Crafton Rd. in Bel Air

The Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing E. Belcrest Road between Wakefield Drive and Crafton Road in Bel Air to all through traffic on or about Monday, January 23, 2017 for approximately two days for storm drain installation. Emergen...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Nominations Sought for 2017 Historic Preservation Awards; Deadline Extended to January 20

Nominations are open for the 2017 Historic Preservation Awards recognizing outstanding achievements in historic preservation within Harford County. The deadline for nominations has now been extended to Friday, January 20, 2017.

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

County Executive Glassman’s State of the County Address: “Journey to Success”; Day of Remembrance

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman measured success by the county’s strengthening financial position and in the number of lives touched by his administration, and declared a day of remembrance for two sheriff’s deputies murdered in the line of duty.

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Harford County Executive Glassman to Present State of the County Address January 10, 2017

Harford County Executive Glassman will present his State of the County Address to the County Council and the public on Tues., January 10 at 7 p.m. This annual address will stream live on the county website and on Harford County Government’s Facebook page.

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Temporary Road Closure: East Heather Road between Wakefield Drive and Crafton Road in Bel Air

The Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing East Heather Road between Wakefield Drive and Crafton Road in Bel Air to all through traffic on or about Thursday, January 5, 2017 for approximately two days for storm drain installation. Emerg...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Harford County Earns 28th Consecutive Budget Award from Government Finance Officers Association

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada was pleased to announce that Harford County, Maryland has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman Invites Citizen Input on FY18 Budget

County Executive Barry Glassman will host a virtual town hall meeting on January 19 with multimedia options available for citizens to share their priorities for FY18. The third annual budget event will stream live on the county website beginning at 6 p.m.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Harford County Organizations Partner to Distribute 215 Winter Coats to Children & Families in Need

Several Harford County organizations came together this holiday season to give more than 215 high-quality new winter coats to local children and families in need, generating smiles all around at events held December 13 – 15, 2016.

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Harford’s Glassman Administration Launches Online Tracker for 2017 Property Rezoning Requests

As Harford County begins a required comprehensive zoning review, the Glassman administration is introducing a new online tool for the public to track zoning changes requested by property owners. The “Harford County 2017 Rezoning Tracker” went live Dec 12.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Harford County Reports Overflow at Brentwood Park Sewer Pump Station

Employees of the Harford County Department of Public Works observed an overflow of wastewater at the Brentwood Park Sewer Pump Station at 12:15 pm on December 7, 2016. Crews quickly responded to the site and the overflow was controlled by 1:45 pm.

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Christmas Tree Safety Tips from Harford County Government

Christmas trees are a delightful holiday tradition. Yet Christmas tree fires can be serious and even deadly. The Harford County department of Emergency Services is offering helpful fire prevention tips for this holiday season.

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Harford County Supports Small Business Saturday November 26

Small Business Saturday encourages communities to shop locally and support the small, independently owned businesses that create jobs and boost local economies. Held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, this year’s big day is November 26, 2016.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Harford County Employees Recognized for Acts of Kindness

County Executive Barry Glassman is proud to recognize Harford County government employees Dan Funk and Kristy Heim, who recently went above and beyond their job responsibilities to improve the lives of others.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Harford County Rededicates Historic Joesting-Gorsuch House Saved from Demolition

Harford County’s historic Joesting-Gorsuch House was rededicated on Friday in Street, eleven miles from where the blue house escaped demolition and once stood for more than two centuries.

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Harford County’s “SOCKtober” Donation Drive Nets 3,500 Socks, Hats & Gloves for Neighbors in Need

Harford County government, Harford County Public Library, and the nonprofit We Cancerve Movement, Inc. partnered this October on “SOCKtober,” a countywide donation drive seeking new socks, hats, gloves, and mittens of all sizes for local citizens in need.

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Missing Link Secured to Unite Harford’s Popular Ma & Pa Heritage Trail

For nearly two decades, Harford County officials and trail enthusiasts in the region have strived to unite the two sections that make up the Ma & Pa Heritage Trail. On Thursday, County Executive Barry Glassman announced that the connection is being made.

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Nominations Sought for 2017 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards

Awards to individuals and organizations will be presented in May by the Historic Preservation Commission and the county Department of Planning & Zoning in honor of National Historic Preservation Month. The deadline for nominations is January 11, 2017.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Anti-Heroin Video Competition for Harford County Youth; Top Video to Play in Local Movie Theaters

Local youth, ages 11-18, are invited to enter Harford County’s video competition by creating a 30-second PSA about the dangers of substance abuse. Winners will earn Visa gift cards and a chance to have their video shown in local movie theaters.

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Applications Available for After-School Program at Edgewood Recreation and Community Center

Harford County government is proud to announce the return of the after-school program at the Edgewood Recreation and Community Center.

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

New Mariner Statue Unveiled in Joppatowne’s Mariner Point Park

Visit Mariner Point Park in Joppatowne and say “ahoy” to the handsome new mariner statue unveiled on November 2 by Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and members of his administration.

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Harford County Creates Green Infrastructure Vision Plan for Gunpowder River Watershed

Working with community stakeholders, the Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning, in cooperation with the American Planning Association, has created a Green Infrastructure Vision plan for the Gunpowder River watershed in Harford County.

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Harford County Joins “No Shave November” Campaign to Grow Cancer Awareness

No Shave November is a national campaign to “grow” awareness about the importance of men’s cancer screenings. County Executive Barry Glassman invites the men of Harford County to stop shaving this month & donate new shaving supplies and other toiletries.

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

New Harford County Parks & Rec Facility Opened in Churchville

Harford County has an attractive new recreational facility for citizens to enjoy following the public opening in late October of the Level Building at Harford County Parks & Rec’s Churchville Recreation Complex.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Harford County Awards Celebrate Employment of Citizens with Disabilities

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, the Department of Community Services, and the Commission on Disabilities celebrated the achievements and employment of citizens with disabilities at the annual Disabilities Employment Awards Luncheon on October 25.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Vendors and Exhibitors Sought for First Annual Harford County Youth and Family Resource Festival

The Harford County Department of Community Services Local Management Board and Office of Disabilities are seeking dynamic vendors and exhibitors for the first annual Youth and Family Resource Festival to be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Harford County Seeks “Expressions of Interest” for Mixed-Use Development Opportunity

Harford County government is seeking “Expressions of Interest” in one of the last major development opportunities in downtown Bel Air. The official request has been posted on the county website for mixed-use development of county-owned property.

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Harford County Promotes a “Night of Conversation" on Wednesday, November 16

On Wednesday, November 16, Harford County parents and caregivers are invited to “feed awareness” by having dinner with their families and talking to their children, of all ages, about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

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