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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019 Prize Winners Announced

Participation in the fourth annual Harford Streams Summer Adventure exceeded 500 citizens in 2019, raising awareness and support for protecting Harford County’s streams and waterways.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Schucks Road at Edwards Lane Reopened Following Road Improvement Project

Schucks Road at Edwards Lane in Bel Air reopened to all through traffic on Tuesday, Oct. 15, following a Harford County road improvement project that was completed ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Harford County Honors 32 Volunteers at the 33rd Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards

The stories of 32 selfless volunteers inspired guests at the 33rd Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony hosted by County Executive Barry Glassman on October 10 at the Bel Air Church of the Nazarene.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

New Website to Help Aberdeen Proving Ground, Surrounding Communities Plan for Growth

Harford County’s Office of Community & Economic Development has launched a website, https://apg-chesapeakejlus.com, to support compatible land use and to help Aberdeen Proving Ground and neighboring communities thrive together as a defense community.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Intersection of Bynum Road & Water Tower Way in Forest Hill to Close Oct. 14

Harford County Department of Public Works will close the intersection of Bynum Road and Water Tower Way in Forest Hill on Monday, Oct. 14 for an intersection improvement project, including construction of a traffic circle.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Nearly 200 Jobseekers Attend Harford County Second Chance Job and Resource Fair

Nearly 200 jobseekers attended Harford County’s annual Second Chance Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, September 26 at The EPICENTER in Edgewood. The event connects adults who have experienced incarceration with employment opportunities and resources.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Amos Mill Road Bridge near Norrisville Reopened September 30

Harford County Department of Public Works reopened Amos Mill Road Bridge, located between MD Route 136 (Harkins Road) and Amos Road, on September 30 following the first phase of repairs to the triple cell culvert.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

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

Warm socks, mittens & hats are greatly needed items at homeless shelters, yet they are among the least-often donated. To fill this gap, Harford County government, in partnership with Harford County Public Library & We Cancerve, is sponsoring “SOCKtober”.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Register Now for Harford County’s Free Emergency Preparedness Training Beginning Nov. 6

Tragedies in the news are a powerful reminder that emergencies can happen anywhere at any time. Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a range of hazardous situations.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Harford County to Repair Two Ma & Pa Trail Walking Bridges; Temporary Closures Begin September 30

Two walking bridges on the Ma & Pa Trail will be closing, one at a time, for repairs & maintenance beginning on Monday, September 30, 2019. Harford County Parks & Recreation will close each bridge under repair from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for two to three days.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Harford County Honors Daughters of the American Revolution for Constitution Week Sept. 17 - 23

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman recognizing Daughters of the American Revolution during Constitution Week for their efforts to promote patriotism, preserve American history and support children’s education.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Free Seminar for Small Businesses on Employee Health & Wellness October 16 in Harford County

To help small businesses learn the legal requirements & explore resources for employee wellness, the Harford County Office of Community & Economic Development will host a free seminar from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16 at The GroundFloor.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Job Seekers Invited to Harford County’s Second Chance Job and Resource Fair September 26

Harford County’s Second Chance Job and Resource Fair offers life-changing opportunities for those who have had past criminal charges or experienced incarceration. This year’s fair for job-seekers ages 18 and up will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Amos Mill Road Bridge near Norrisville to Close for Two Weeks Starting Sept. 16

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing the Amos Mill Road Bridge, located between MD Route 136 (Harkins Road) and Amos Road, on or about Monday, September 16, 2019.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

National Celebrities Help Harford County Celebrate National Recovery Month

With help from some national celebrities, Harford County has released a music video for National Recovery Month. This inspiring video is intended to remove stigma, show community support, and send the powerful message that recovery is possible.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

“Instagram Ate My Daughter, My Son Won’t Stop Playing Fortnite, What Can I Do?”; Free Presentation

Renowned psychologist, physician, and best-selling author Leonard Sax, MD, PhD, is coming to Harford County to discuss the addictive characteristics of social media and video games, and raising children in a society inundated with technology.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Register for Harford County Mental Health + Safety Education Program; Free Classes Start Sept. 18

Harford County will offer a series of free classes this fall, empowering citizens as young as age 12 to prevent tragedies and help others in crisis. Topics will be Stop the Bleed, suicide prevention, conflict resolution, and mental health awareness.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Harford County Executive Glassman Invites Citizens to Observe Moment of Silence for 9/11 Victims

County Executive Barry Glassman invites all Harford County citizens to join him next week in a private moment of silence for the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Pleasantville Road Bridge in Baldwin to Close September 16 for 3-Month Repair Project

Pleasantville Road Bridge in Baldwin will be closed for repairs for approximately three months beginning on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The bridge is located over Little Gunpowder Falls on the Harford/Baltimore county line, two miles south of MD Route 152.

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Channel Road Bridge in Norrisville Reopened

Channel Road Bridge, located between Heaps Road and Carea Road in Norrisville, reopened at 5 p.m. today, August 30, 2019.

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Harford County Reopens Tollgate Road between Plumtree and W. Ring Factory Road in Bel Air

Tollgate Road between Plumtree Road and W. Ring Factory Road in Bel Air reopened today following a major improvement project.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Duncan Road Bridge in Norrisville Reopened

Duncan Road Bridge, located between Long Corner Road and Church Lane in Norrisville, reopened on August 28, 2019.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Harford County Unites to Celebrate Recovery from Addiction

National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and recognizes those who have overcome addiction.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

County Executive Glassman Names Dr. Steven J. Fountain Medical Director of Harford County EMS

Dr. Fountain is an emergency medicine physician with the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System and took on this role with the county, which includes serving as the medical director for the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Glen Cove Road Bridge in Dublin to Close for Six Hours on Friday, Aug. 23

The temporary Glen Cove Road Bridge over Peddlers Run will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 23 for repairs to the bridge deck. The bridge located between MD Route 440 (Dublin Road) and Franklin Church Road will be closed to all traffic.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Harford Opens New Roundabout at Maryland Routes 7 & 159

Harford County has opened a new roundabout at the intersection of Maryland Route 7 and Route 159 in Aberdeen, improving access to the county’s manufacturing, warehousing and e-commerce centers.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Harford County Department of Emergency Services Open House Saturday, Sept. 7

Harford County’s Department of Emergency Services will hold an open house for citizens to learn about local emergency operations, emergency preparedness and lifesaving skills.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

New “Farm Finder” App Makes it Easy to Buy Local in Harford County

Harford’s newest app makes it easy to enjoy homegrown products and help support family farms. The Harford Farm Finder is an online map of area agri-businesses selling healthy produce, meats, dairy products, delicious ice cream, craft beer, wine and more.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Channel Road Bridge in Norrisville to Close Aug. 28 for Three Weeks

Channel Road Bridge, located between Heaps Road and Carea Road in Norrisville, will be closed beginning on Wednesday, August 28 for approximately three weeks to allow the bridge to be cleaned and painted.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Duncan Road Bridge in Norrisville to Close Aug. 26 for Three Weeks

The Duncan Road Bridge, located between Long Corner Road and Church Lane in Norrisville, will be closed beginning on Monday, August 26 for approximately three weeks to allow the bridge to be cleaned and painted.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Section of East Ring Factory Road in Bel Air Reopened

Ring Factory Road between MD 924 and Vermont Road in Bel Air has been reopened following the completion of repairs to a sewer main.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

St. Clair Bridge Road between MD Route 165 and North Bend Road to Close Aug. 17 for Bridge Cleaning

St. Clair Bridge Road between MD Route 165 and North Bend Road in Jarrettsville will be closed for approximately three weeks beginning on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Laurel Brook Road & Putnam Road Bridges in Fallston Reopen Following Cleaning, Painting

Two bridges in Fallston have reopened following a bridge cleaning and painting project by Harford County Department of Public Works.

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Harford County Plans Website "Refresh" to Improve Citizen Access to Government Information

To continue improving your access to county government information, we are planning a “refresh” of the homepage of the county website, www.harfordcountymd.gov. This refresh will reorganize some, but not all, of the homepage info and ad...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Harford County Seeks Volunteers, Sponsors to Make Wheelchair Costumes; Applications Available

Halloween is a time for kids to let their imaginations run wild! Dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating is a popular tradition for many families. Yet, for some children who use a wheelchair this can be a challenge.

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Maryland Court Rules in Harford County’s Favor on Rubble Landfill Case

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced today that the Maryland Court of Special Appeals has ruled in the county’s favor in the long-running legal matter brought by Maryland Reclamation Associates, Inc. (MRA).

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to be Held at Scarboro on August 6

The Harford County Department of Public Works invites county residents to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Schucks Road at Edwards Lane to Close Aug. 12 for Road Improvement Project

Beginning on Monday, August 12, Schucks Road at Edwards Lane in Bel Air will be closed to all through traffic for a four-month road improvement project. School buses, emergency vehicles and local residents will have limited access during this time.

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Tollgate Yard Trim Drop Off in Bel Air Closed July 25 – 27 for Harford Farm Fair

Harford County’s Tollgate Yard Trim Drop Off Facility in Bel Air will be temporarily closed from Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27 to minimize traffic in the area of the Harford County Farm Fair.

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Putnam Road Bridge in Fallston to Close Aug. 2 for Three-Week Bridge Maintenance Project

Putnam Road Bridge, located between Phillips Mill Road and Pleasantville Road in Fallston, will be closed to all traffic beginning on Friday, August 2 for a bridge cleaning and painting project. The closure is expected to last for three weeks.

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Boggs Road Bridge in Forest Hill Reopened

The Boggs Road Bridge, located between High Point Road and Grafton Shop Road in Forest Hill, reopened earlier today to all traffic.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Section of East Ring Factory Road in Bel Air Closed for Sewer Main Repair

Ring Factory Road between MD 924 and Vermont Road in Bel Air will be closed for up to one week for repairs to a sewer main. There will be no disruption in water or sewer service to area residents during the repair period.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Harford County Disabilities Commission Seeks Nominees for 2019 Employment Recognition Awards

The awards highlight the accomplishments of employees with disabilities, and recognize employers who give them the opportunity to join and excel in the workforce. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 13, 2019.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Employers Wanted for Harford County’s Second Chance Job and Resource Fair on September 26

Harford County employers are invited to register for the 2019 Second Chance Job and Resource Fair, which offers opportunities to citizens who have had past criminal charges or experienced incarceration.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Harford County Public Library Branches to Serve as “Cooling Centers” July 17 - 21

With the heat index expected to exceed 105 degrees, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with the Public Library & the Health Department, will offer “cooling centers” at library branches from July 17 through July 21, 2019.

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Glen Cove Road Bridge in Darlington to Close During Daytime Hours July 23 - 25

Beginning on or about Tuesday, July 23, Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing the temporary Glen Cove Road Bridge over Peddlers Run to all traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for approximately two days.

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Section of Green Road in Northwestern Harford Reopened Following 10-Month Bridge Reconstruction

Harford County has successfully completed a bridge reconstruction project on Green Road, and the road reopened today between Long Corner Road and Kirkwood Shop Road. This section of Green Road had been closed for 10 months during reconstruction.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Harford County Celebrates 19 Champions for Children and Youth

Harford County honored 19 individuals who have improved the lives
of local youth at the 2019 Champions for Children and Youth Awards held June 21 at Harford Community College’s Chesapeake Center in Bel Air.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Harford County Contributes to Memorial Fund for Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Alfred. B. Hilton

The Memorial Fund Committee was formed in 2016 to help recognize and honor Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton, a Harford County native, who fought for the Union during the Civil War and is Harford County’s only Medal of Honor recipient.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Boggs Road Bridge in Forest Hill to Close July 9 for Four Weeks

Harford County Department of Public Works – Bureau of Construction Inspections is closing this section of roadway to allow for cleaning and painting of the bridge over Long Branch, a tributary of Winters Run.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Laurel Brook Road Bridge in Fallston to Close July 8 for Four Weeks

Harford County Department of Public Works – Bureau of Construction Inspections is closing this section of roadway to allow for cleaning and painting of the bridge over Overshot Branch, which is a tributary of the Little Gunpowder Falls.

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Harford’s Glassman Certifies Budgeted Increase Qualifies Schools for State Kirwan Grant

Harford’s Glassman Certifies Budgeted Increase Qualifies Schools for State Kirwan Grant; Teacher Salaries to Rise 5% Effective July 1

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Glassman Administration Awards $1.5 Million in FY20 to Nonprofits Promoting Harford County Tourism

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman is pleased to announce that 25 local nonprofits will receive $1.5 million in fiscal year 2020 to plan and implement tourism-related activities.

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Deal Yourself in for Harford Streams Summer Adventure “Poker Run” July 20

Back by popular demand, Harford County will host a “poker run” on Sat., July 20 as part of Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019. This award-winning program is open to citizens of all ages and raises awareness and support for protecting local waterways.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Harford County Signs MOU with Aberdeen Proving Ground on Access Road to Perryman Peninsula

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and Maj Gen. Randy S. Taylor, Commanding General of Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) and Senior Commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), execute an MOU signing for a MD 715/Perryman Access Road.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Harford Launches Summer Campaign Promoting Family Conversations about Mental Health & Addiction

The Glassman administration has launched a summer messaging campaign encouraging Harford County parents to talk to their children about substance use and mental health.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Glen Cove Road Bridge Reopened in Darlington

The reconstruction of Glen Cove Road Bridge between Franklin Church Road and Love Road in Darlington is complete and this section of Glen Cove Road is now open. The roadway over this bridge had been closed since August 31 due to flood damage.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Dump the Pump: Free Bus Rides on Harford Transit LINK June 20

The American Public Transportation Association organizes this event to promote public transportation as a convenient, cost-saving travel option. According to the Association, switching to public transportation can save, on average, $10,164 each year.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Harford County Funds Salary Increases for Law Enforcement, Correctional Personnel

County Executive Barry Glassman on Monday signed union contracts funding the negotiated pay plans for Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies and correctional personnel.

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

“Beautiful Boy,” Nic Sheff to Speak at Harford County Addiction & Recovery Symposium June 27

Nic Sheff, author, recovering addict and subject of the movie “Beautiful Boy” will be the keynote speaker at Harford County’s 15th Annual Addiction and Recovery Symposium on Thursday, June 27 at Bel Air High School.

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Harford County Executive Glassman Names Lawrence Richardson Policy Director for Legislative Affairs

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced today that Lawrence A. Richardson Jr., Esq. will join his administration as the policy director responsible for state and federal legislative affairs.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

6th Annual Barry Glassman 5K Run/Walk for Recovery Raises Over $18,000

More than 200 runners, walkers, sponsors and volunteers participated in the Sixth Annual Harford United Charities Barry Glassman 5K Run/Walk for Recovery on Saturday, May 18 at Harford Community College.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Harford County Historic Preservation Commission Announces 2019 Awardees

These biennial awards recognize individuals and organizations for demonstrating a commitment to stewardship of the county’s historic and cultural resources. This year’s awards ceremony was held at the historic Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Harford County Offers Safety Tips for 2019 Hurricane Season

Hurricanes can produce destructive winds over 150 miles per hour, flooding from torrential rain, devastating high tides, and even tornadoes. The hurricane season affecting Harford County runs from June 1 to November 30.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Harford County Passes FY20 Budget; Record Investments in Education & Public Safety; No Tax Increases

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman signed legislation today enacting the county’s fiscal year 2020 budget and issued the following statement ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Visit Harford Streams, Send in Selfies, Win Prizes

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

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Harford County, Maryland Launches Big, Beautiful Barn Quilt Trail

Painted quilt patterns on barns and other rural buildings add art and beauty to the landscape, promoting agricultural preservation, agri-business, and tourism. More than a baker’s dozen of these magnificent 8-foot quilts appear throughout Harford County.

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Harford County Recognized with 34th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Harford's government is recognized for its fiscal year 2018 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) 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: May 8, 2019

Harford’s Glassman Administration Earns Three National Association of Counties Awards for Innovation

The administration under County Executive Barry Glassman was honored with a Best in Category Award for the Harford County Sensory Trail, and with Achievement Awards for the Second Chance Job Fair and the Mental Health + Safety community education program.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Harford County Government Employees Serve Nearly 800 hours in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

One hundred and fifty Harford County government employees participated in the fourth annual Day of Service initiative created by County Executive Barry Glassman in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Harford County Supports Edgewood High School’s Future Business Leaders Harford

County Executive Barry Glassman presents a $5,000 contribution for students to attend Future Ready Labs. This program in the Edgewood Academy of Finance will create projects of value to local entrepreneurs and develop future community business leaders.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Applications Available for Harford County Master Watershed Stewards Academy

Master Watershed Stewards work within their communities to identify pollutants, educate their neighbors about stream health, and take actions to reduce human impacts on water quality.

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Free Wedding Open House May 15 at Harford County Parks & Recreation’s Award-Winning Swan Harbor Farm

Brides and grooms-to-be, along with their families and friends, are cordially invited to a free open house at beautiful Swan Harbor Farm. This award-winning venue will be open from 4 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at 401 Oakington Road in Havre de Grace.

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Harford Plans May 9 Community Conversation With Civil Rights Activist, Author A. Dwight Pettit, Esq.

Harford County will host a community conversation next week on civility and civil rights featuring Baltimore attorney, author and lifelong activist A. Dwight Pettit, Esq.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

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

Harford County will celebrate National Clean Commute Month in May 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 25, 2019

Nominees Sought for 33rd 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 volunteer service with Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Second Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival Serves 1,200

Smiles were all around as more than 1,200 attendees gathered for the second biennial Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival on April 13 in Bel Air.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Harford County Drug Take Back Day on April 27; Citizens Urged to Drop off Unwanted Medications

Harford County will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 27, for citizens to safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Edgewood Road at CSX Underpass to Close May 6 for Repairs

Edgewood Road at the CSX underpass will close for approximately three days beginning on or about Monday, May 6 to complete storm drain repairs to a damaged cross pipe. Please make other arrangements if you travel this roadway.

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Harford County Commission for Women Plans Community Conversation on Human Sex Trafficking

The Commission for Women will hold a community conversation to discuss human sex trafficking, with insights from law enforcement, victim advocates, and victims. This important conversation is open to the public from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on April 29.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Moores Mill Road Closure Delayed to May 6

A previously announced closure of Moores Mill Road from U.S. Route 1 to MD Route 924 in Bel Air has been delayed until Monday, May 6, 2019.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Harford County Recognizes National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

County Executive Barry Glassman recognizes 911 dispatchers in Harford County’s Department of Emergency Services for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 14 – 20, 2019.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

“Save A Life” Virtual Reality Program Warns Harford Students about Distracted and Impaired Driving

Students at five Harford County high schools recently got a vivid lesson on the dangers of distracted and impaired driving.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

County Executive Glassman Announces FY 20 Budget With No Tax Increases and Record Investments

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman released his fiscal year 2020 budget today and issued the following statement ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Harford County Personnel Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled for April 26

The Harford County Personnel Advisory Board will meet on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. for the consideration and approval of the Pay and Classification Plan.

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Section of Moores Mill Road in Bel Air Closing to Through Traffic for 5 Months

Moores Mill Road from U.S. Route 1 to MD Route 924 in Bel Air will be closed to through traffic on or about Monday, April 22 for roadway reconstruction.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

MACo President, County Executive Glassman Statement on Passing of House Speaker Michael Busch

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement today on the passing of House Speaker Michael Busch.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Snake Lane Bridge Reopened in Churchville

The Snake Lane Bridge in Churchville has been replaced and the road was reopened to all traffic earlier today. The bridge was slated for replacement with a contract award in place prior to the August 31 flood, replacement was completed ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Volunteers Welcome to Plant Trees on April 19 for Harford’s Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Harford County will celebrate Arbor Day this year by planting 140 trees on the campus of Harford Community College in Bel Air. Volunteers are needed to help with the plantings on Friday, April 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. behind the Hays-Heighe House.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Harford County is Running for Recovery on Saturday, May 18

The Sixth Annual Barry Glassman 5K Run/Walk will be held, rain or shine, at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 on the scenic grounds of Harford Community College.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Whitaker Mill Road Bridge to Close for Repairs Beginning April 15

The Harford County Department of Public Works will close Whitaker Mill Road Bridge #51 over Winters Run, which is between MD Route 24 and Old Joppa Road, on or about Monday, April 15, 2019 for approximately five days.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Old Philadelphia Rd Closed From US Route 40 to Perryman Rd for 3 Months for Roundabout Construction

The section of Old Philadelphia Rd. between US Route 40 and Perryman Rd. is closed for construction beginning today, March 25, for approximately three months. Access will be limited to emergency vehicles, school buses and residents within this work zone.

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

2019 Women of Tomorrow Awards Celebrate Harford County Young Women

County Executive Barry Glassman and the Harford County Commission for Women celebrated the next generation of women leaders at the ninth annual Women of Tomorrow Awards on March 20 at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood.

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Choose Civility Harford County to Host “The Longest Table” May 4

Harford County will host a community conversation in May to build relationships among residents with diverse perspectives.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Free Performances of Award-Winning Play “Addicted” Return to Harford County March 21, 22 & April 6

Written and directed by school psychologist Christle Henzel, “Addicted” tells the story of three young adults struggling with addiction and the devastating effect of drugs and alcohol on users and those around them.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Glen Cove Road Bridge #155 Reopened in Darlington

Glen Cove Road Bridge #155 between Franklin Church Road and Dublin Road (MD Route 440) in Darlington has been reopened to all through traffic.

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Registration Open, Volunteers Needed for Harford Bike Camp for People with Differing Abilities

Registration is now open for Harford County’s popular summer camp for people with differing abilities to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding. The “iCan Bike Camp” for ages eight and older will be held Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28.

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Harford County Property Tax Credit Applications Due April 1 for Eligible Seniors, Retired Veterans

Harford County is accepting applications now through Monday, April 1 for eligible seniors and retired veterans to receive a 20% credit on their county property taxes next year.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Harford County Procurement Saves $9 Million in Taxpayer Funds; Director Karen Myers Receives Award

In honor of March as National Procurement Month, County Executive Barry Glassman (center) commends Harford County Procurement for saving more than $9 million in taxpayer funds since 2015 through better negotiations for necessary purchases.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Winners of 2018 Harford County Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Awards

Harford County government, in partnership with Maryland Environmental Service, has awarded its 2018 Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Awards to Independent Brewing Company of Bel Air and Chesapeak Shredding of Forest Hill.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Harford County Open House March 12 to Support Healthy Streams

The Department of Public Works, under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, will host an open house for citizens to learn about and join in Harford County’s efforts to protect local streams and clean up the Chesapeake Bay.

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Register Now for Harford County Mental Health + Safety Education Program Including Cyber Safety

Harford County will offer a series of free classes on mental health and safety this spring empowering citizens to prevent tragedies and help others in crisis. Registration is now open for the weekly training classes starting Wednesday, March 20.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Register Now for Harford’s Youth and Family Resource Festival on April 13

Registration is now open for Harford County’s Youth and Family Resource Festival featuring public and private resources for youth of all abilities from birth to young adults.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Harford County Flag Lowered, Moment of Silence February 10 for Fallen Deputies Dailey and Logsdon

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered and plans a countywide moment of silence on Sunday, February 10 for two sheriff’s deputies who gave their lives in the line of duty three years ago.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman 2019 State of the County Address: “Building on Our Success”

County Executive Barry Glassman today delivered his State of the County Address, citing Harford County’s fiscal turnaround as the foundation for future investments to strengthen families and communities.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Harford County Launches Online Dog License Applications and Renewals

The new online feature saves time for pet owners who were previously required to visit the county administration building in Bel Air or mail forms to the Harford County Department of Inspections, Licenses & Permits.

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Harford County Plans Social Media Valentines to Historic Places

Harford County will show the love for its historic places by joining a national movement on social media. With Facebook posts known as “heart bombs,” individuals and organizations can join in to raise awareness about the importance of local history.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Harford County to Open Temporary Warming Center in Abingdon Jan. 30 - 31

In response to an arctic air mass impacting the region, a warming center will open at Mountain Christian Church’s Abingdon campus from 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 until 5 p.m.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Harford County Executive Glassman to Present State of the County Address February 5, 2019

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will present his fifth annual State of the County Address to the County Council and the public at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
February 5, 2019.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Section of Old Philadelphia Road Reopened

Old Philadelphia Road from MD Route 40 to Perryman Road has reopened. This section of road had been closed since the end of October for utility construction.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Harford County Prepares for Extreme Cold; Darlington VFC to Open as Warming Center

In response to forecasts of extremely cold weather, the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company will be opening as a warming center for Harford County citizens beginning Sunday, January 20, 2019.

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

February 1 Deadline for Harford County’s 2018 Business Recycling & Waste Reduction Awards

Local businesses and community nonprofits with successful recycling and waste reduction programs are invited to apply for a 2018 Harford County Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Award.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Free Recycling for Harford County Agricultural Tires January 28 – February 11

Harford County farmers can drop off used tires from their agricultural vehicles free of charge at the Harford Waste Disposal Center from January 28 to February 11, 2019. The center will accept tires from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every day except Sundays.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Harford Tourism-Related Funding Applications Available in February for FY20; Workshops Planned

Harford County will begin accepting funding applications in February from local nonprofits promoting tourism and related activities in the fiscal year 2020. The application deadline is March 22, 2019.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Harford County Executive Glassman Invites Citizen Input on FY20 Budget

The virtual meeting format expands opportunities for public engagement by providing for in-person testimony along with multimedia options available now, up to, and including the meeting planned for Thursday, January 24, 2019.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Section of Trappe Church Road in Darlington to Reopen January 11

Trappe Church Road between MD Route 161 and Poole Road in Darlington will be reopened to all through traffic by the close of business on Friday, January 11, 2019.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman Offers Support to Citizens Affected by Federal Shutdown

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued a statement today.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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

Harford County has retained its Triple-A bond rating from all three of the nation’s major independent bond-rating agencies. Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, and Fitch have each reaffirmed their highest possible rating for Harford County.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Harford Transit LINK Adds Bus Stops, Extends Weekday Service Hours

Harford's public bus system will upgrade services with new routes & schedules beginning on Monday, January 14, 2019. In response to customer requests, Harford Transit LINK will roll out the improvements.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

January 26 “SibShop” for Siblings of Children with Special Needs in Harford County

Siblings of children with special needs have special needs themselves. To help families address these needs, the Harford County Office of Disability Services, under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, will offer a “SibShop”.

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Holiday Greetings from Harford County

In his 2018 message, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman sends best wishes and invites citizens to come together and "shop local" during the holiday season.

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Harford County Launches “Token Transit” Option for Bus Fare Payments

Harford Transit LINK is making commutes easier with Token Transit, a free smartphone app for bus riders that eliminates the need to carry exact fare or a bus pass. Download the app from Google Play or the App Store and select Harford Transit LINK.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Register Now for Harford County’s Free Emergency Preparedness Training in January 2019

Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a range of hazardous situations. Register now for Harford’s free “Prepare Because You Care” emergency preparedness training program developed by our Dept. of Emergency Services.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Temporary Closure of Moores Mill Road in Bel Air Delayed Until Spring 2019

A previously announced closure for road reconstruction has been delayed until spring 2019 for the section of Moores Mill Road in Bel Air from MD Route 924 and U.S. Business Route 1. The delay is due to scheduling conflicts with utility work.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Unity and “High Hope for the Future” at Harford County Government’s Inauguration Ceremony

County Executive Barry Glassman took the oath of office today for his second term, expressing optimism for Harford’s future and calling on local citizens to help unify the nation.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Nominations Open for 2019 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards. The awards continue a tradition started in 1995 to honor excellence in historic preservation within the county. The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 18, 2019.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Section of Trappe Church Road in Darlington to Close for 2 Months for Bridge Repairs

Trappe Church Road in Darlington between Poole Road and MD Route 161 will be closed to repair flood damage to the bridge over Hollands Branch.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Section of Riviera Drive in Joppa to Close for 3 Weeks for Utility Construction

Riviera Drive from Kearney Road to Haslett Road in Joppa will close on Monday, December 3 for approximately three weeks for utility construction.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Public Invited to December 3 Harford County Government Inauguration Ceremony

The public is invited to attend as Harford County government leaders take the oath of office for their upcoming four-year term.

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Harford County Seeks Public Input on Draft Green Infrastructure Plan

A draft of Harford’s first Green Infrastructure Plan is now available online for public review & comment. Green infrastructure is an interconnected network of forests, wetlands & waterways that supports natural ecosystems.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Section of Moores Mill Road in Bel Air to Close for Two Months for Reconstruction

Moores Mill Rd. from MD Rte. 924 to U.S. Rte. 1 will be closed on Monday, Nov. 26 for approximately two months for road reconstruction. Emergency vehicles, school buses, and residents who live along this section of road will be allowed to travel through.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Harford County Encourages Family Dinnertime Conversations about Drugs & Alcohol

On Wednesday, November 14, Harford County parents and caregivers are invited to join in the county’s third annual Night of Conversation by having dinner with their families and talking to their children about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Harford County Seeks Volunteers for Advisory Boards and Commissions

Applications are open for volunteers seeking an appointment by County Executive Barry Glassman to the advisory boards and commissions under his administration. Appointees serve a four-year term and contribute to effective local government for citizens.

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Harford is First of U.S. Counties to Contribute to Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance

County Executive Glassman presented a $12,300 contribution to the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation on Nov. 5 to help build a Wall of Remembrance that will be incorporated into the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Harford Transit LINK Seeks Public Input on Proposed Bus Service Improvements

Harford Transit LINK will hold three public hearings on proposed changes to its fixed route bus schedule, as required by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Election Night Statement from Harford County Executive Barry Glassman

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement after tonight’s election results:

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Harford County’s Annual “No Shave November” Campaign Grows Cancer Awareness; Donations Welcome

Under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, Harford County government is joining the campaign again this year by collecting new shaving supplies and other toiletries to support local veterans and individuals experiencing homelessness.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Exhibitors and Sponsors Sought for April 2019 Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival

The Harford County Department of Community Services’ Local Management Board and Office of Disability Services are seeking dynamic vendors & exhibitors for the Youth & Family Resource Festival to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Harford County to Honor 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day on November 11

At 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 11, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will lay a wreath at the World War I memorial at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace, joining Mayor Bill Martin & other local officials.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Old Philadelphia Road from MD Route 40 to Perryman Road to Close Six Weeks for Construction

Old Philadelphia Road from MD Route 40 to Perryman Road will be closed beginning on Monday, October 29 for approximately six weeks for utility construction.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Harford County Celebrates Employment of Citizens with Differing Abilities

Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and Commission on Disabilities honored several individuals and organizations at their annual Employment Recognition Luncheon on October 23 at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs in Bel Air.

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