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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Nominees Sought for 36th 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: May 17, 2022

Harford’s Glassman Administration Earns Four Awards from National Association of Counties

Harford County government has earned national recognition for four innovative and effective programs.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

River Road Bridge in Darlington to Reopen May 12

The River Road bridge over Peddler Run in Darlington will reopen at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 following repairs to the corrugated metal bridge deck and bridge railing. The bridge is near the intersection of River Road and Glen Cove Road.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Harford County Seeks Volunteers for Police Accountability Board

Harford County is seeking volunteers to serve on a new police accountability board and related administrative charging committee.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Harford County Executive Vetoes Illegal Bill on Perryman Peninsula Building Moratorium

County Executive Barry Glassman today vetoed Bill 22-003 - Perryman Peninsula Moratorium because it is illegal.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Harford County Celebrates National Historic Preservation Month in May

In recognition of May as National Historic Preservation Month, Harford County is inviting residents to celebrate its historic places.

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Harford County Opens New Segment of The Ma & Pa Trail in Downtown Bel Air

County officials on Saturday cut the ribbon on a 1.2-mile segment through downtown Bel Air between the Williams Street trailhead and a new parking lot at North Avenue.

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Glassman FY23 Budget: Biggest Tax Cut in County History, Full Funding of Education, Public Safety

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today proposed the largest property tax cut in county history as part of his recommended budget for fiscal year 2023.

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Third Harford County Youth and Family Resource Festival Serves over 800

There were smiles all around as over 800 attendees gathered for the third biennial Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival on April 9 in the APGFCU Arena in Bel Air.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace Hosting Open Houses for Brides-to-Be, Wedding Vendors

Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace is hosting open houses once a month this upcoming wedding season to give future brides a chance to envision their big day.

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Harford County Government, Harford Public Schools Share New Fleet Maintenance Facility

Citizens rely on public vehicles like ambulances, school buses, police cars, and even snowplows. To keep them in good repair, Harford County government built a new fleet maintenance facility to be shared with Harford County Public Schools.

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

The Grove at Harford to Open for the Season April 2; New Amenities Coming Early Summer

The Grove at Harford, the county’s agribusiness incubator in Street, will reopen for the year on Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. Citizens will have the chance to shop local from vendors featuring a range of locally-sourced products.

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Volunteers Invited to Plant Trees Friday, April 15 for Harford County’s Arbor Day Celebration

Harford County will celebrate Arbor Day this year by planting 230 trees at the Harford County Waste Disposal Center in Street. Volunteers are needed to help with the plantings on Friday, April 15 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration Open for Harford County Bike Camp for People with Differing Abilities

Registration is open for Harford County’s popular summer camp for people with differing abilities to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding. Volunteer spotters are needed to assist instructors and serve each rider on a specially adapted bike.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

River Road Bridge in Darlington to Close for Four Weeks Beginning April 4

The River Road bridge over Peddler Run in Darlington will close daily for several hours on or about Monday, April 4 for about four weeks to replace the corrugated metal bridge deck and perform structural repairs on the bridge railing.

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Harford County Seeks Input on Updated Design Guidelines for Historic Preservation

A meeting will be held on April 6 to receive comments virtually and in person. Citizens may also provide input by email or U.S. Mail at any time until April 8.

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration Open for Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival Saturday, April 9

Developed by the Harford County Department of Community Services, this free, family-friendly event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at the APGFCU Arena on the campus of Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Business Outreach Center Open to Help Veteran-Owned Companies in Harford County

The new Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) in Havre de Grace provides business and entrepreneurial support services to active-duty personnel, veterans, service members transitioning out of the military, reservists, and military spouses.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for Whiteford Volunteer Firefighter Janet Holbrook

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered in honor of Janet Holbrook, a firefighter and secretary of the Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company, who died in the line of duty last week.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Harford County Sports Equipment Donation Drive to Benefit Children in Need

To expand opportunities for low-income families, Harford County Parks & Recreation is partnering with the nonprofit Leveling the Playing Field on a sports equipment donation drive during March to coincide with Good Sportsmanship Month.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Harford County Celebrates Women’s History Month

This year for Women’s History Month, Harford County is honoring Wink Jonas, who brought modern technology into the world through her work at Aberdeen Proving Ground and helped save the Gravel Hill community she loved.

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Section of Annie’s Playground in Fallston to Close March 14 for Renovations

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will close a portion of Annie’s Playground in Fallston for approximately ten weeks beginning around March 14 while it undergoes renovations.

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Posted on: February 26, 2022

County Executive Barry Glassman Expects Harford County School Board Will Lift Mask Mandate

BEL AIR, Md., (Feb. 26, 2022) – Harford County Executive Glassman issued the following statement today following news that the Maryland State Board of Education and the state legislature rescinded the statewide mask mandate in schools effective ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Section of Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Bel Air to Close for Renovations

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will close a portion of the Lyn Stacie Getz playground in Bel Air for approximately six weeks beginning on or about March 1 while it undergoes renovations.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Public Input Sought on New Aberdeen Activity Center

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation and the City of Aberdeen are seeking citizen input on amenities to be included in the new Aberdeen Activity Center.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

County Executive Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for First Responder Wayne Fisher

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered in honor of Wayne Fisher, a first responder with the Harford County Fire and EMS Foundation who died in the line of duty last week.

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Woodbridge Station Way at Woodbridge Center Way in Edgewood Reopened

Harford County Department of Public Works will reopen Woodbridge Station Way at the intersection with Woodbridge Center Way in Edgewood, effective at 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2022.

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Harford County Hosts First Annual Diaper Drive to Help Babies, Parents

Harford County Government is collecting diapers and wipes for local families in need this February.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Abingdon Road to be Closed Thursday Night for Emergency Road Repairs

Maryland Transportation Authority will close portions of Abingdon Road from 9 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Feb. 10, weather permitting, for emergency road repairs to fix a pothole at the I-95 bridge abutment.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Harford County to Remember Fallen Deputies February 10, Six Years After Line-of-Duty Deaths

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

AAA-Rated Harford County Bonds Sell at Historically Low Interest Rates

Harford County held its annual bond sale Tuesday, borrowing funds at one of the lowest rates in county history.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Harford Honors Black History Month with Video About Belle Vue Farm and the Christiana Resistance

This year for Black History Month, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman tells the story of a little-known event that helped spark the Civil War and led to freedom for four million Americans. The story begins at Belle Vue Farm in Havre de Grace.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Harford County to Lift Mask Requirements in County Government Buildings Effective Feb. 1

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced today he will lift the mask requirement for visitors in county government buildings and for county employees who interact with the public. The new policy will take effect Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022.

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Harford County Retains AAA Bond Rating; Highest Possible Rating Reduces Borrowing Costs

Fitch Ratings, S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service each reaffirmed their highest possible rating for 2022, placing Harford among the less than 2% of counties nationwide to earn the top rating from all three agencies.

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

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

Harford County is accepting applications until 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: January 13, 2022

County Executive Glassman Invites Citizen Input on Harford’s FY23 Budget; Comment Period Open Now

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will host a virtual town hall meeting this month to receive public input on the next county budget.

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Harford Executive Glassman Delivers Final State of the County Address

EMS division to take on additional service areas amid rising need; African-American Heritage Preservation Program planned, and more ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

County Executive Barry Glassman to Deliver Final State of Harford County Address Jan. 11

County Executive Barry Glassman will deliver his annual State of Harford County address on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Due to term limits, the address will be his last as county executive.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Harford to Require Masks for Visitors to County Government Buildings Effective Jan. 4

Consistent with Gov. Hogan’s actions earlier today, Harford County will require masks for visitors in county buildings and for county government employees who interact with the public, effective at 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2022, until further notice.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

County Executive Barry Glassman Statement on COVID-19 Testing Site in Harford County

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement on the COVID-19 testing site opening at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air.

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

County Executive Barry Glassman Vetoes Harford County Council’s Redistricting Map

County Executive Barry Glassman today issued the following statement on the amended redistricting map passed earlier this month by the Harford County Council.

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

ThinkBig Networks Connects First Customers to High-Speed Internet in Rural Harford County

ThinkBig Networks has connected its first customers to high-speed internet service in northern Harford County, under a public-private partnership with county government to reach unserved and underserved homes and businesses.

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Harford Adds First Bariatric Ambulance to County Fleet

Harford County government has purchased and placed into service the county’s first bariatric ambulance specially equipped for larger patients.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Harford County Installs First Outdoor Gym at Prospect Mill Park in Bel Air

Harford County Parks & Recreation recently installed an outdoor gym for open
air workouts at Prospect Mill Park in Bel Air. County officials on Monday held a ribbon-cutting for the gym, which is the first of its kind in county parks

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Section of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon Reopened

Laurel Bush Road between Burgh Westra Way and Hookers Mill Road in Abingdon
has reopened ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Harford County Earns 34th Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from GFO Association

Harford County Earns 34th Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from Government Finance Officers Association.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Holiday Greetings from Harford County Executive Barry Glassman & Friends

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman sends holiday greetings with help from some barnyard friends at North Harford High School’s agricultural program.

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Harford County Collects 1,500 Shaving Supplies for Annual No Shave November

Thanks to generous donations from government employees and the public, Harford County collected 1,500 razors, shaving supplies and other toiletries for donation to organizations serving veterans and individuals experiencing homelessness.

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Section of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon to Close for Three Weeks Beginning Dec. 6

A section of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon that was expected to close in mid-November will now close at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 6 for approximately three weeks. The closure for a sewer system installation was delayed due to an unforeseen utility conflict.

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Harford County Pays Down Student Loans for 66 First Responders

Sixty-six first responders received help last week from Harford
County government to pay down their student loans.

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Harford County Master Watershed Stewards Academy Graduates Seven in Class of 2020

Seven citizens dedicated to improving the health of local streams
graduated on November 9, 2021 from the Harford County Master Watershed Stewards Academy.

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Section of Madonna Road in Norrisville Reopened

The Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Madonna Road in
Norrisville.
The section of the road, between Mellow Road and Telegraph Road, was closed to complete a slope stabilization project.

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

County Executive Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for Korean War Veteran Samuel B. Fielder Jr.

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered for Samuel B. Fielder Jr., who passed away Monday. The flag will fly at half-staff until sunset Sunday, November 28, 2021.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Vendors, Exhibitors Sought for 2022 Harford County Youth and Family Resource Festival

Dynamic vendors and exhibitors are being sought for the Youth and Family Resource Festival to be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Harford Transit LINK’s Gary Blazinsky Named 2021 Transportation Manager of the Year

Photo & News Release: Community Transportation Association of America Names Harford Transit LINK’s Gary Blazinsky 2021 Transportation Manager of the Year

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Harford County Encourages Family Dinnertime Conversations about Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health

On Wednesday, November 17, families are encouraged to join in the sixth annual Harford County Night of Conversation by having dinner together and talking about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Section of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon to Close for Three Weeks Beginning Nov. 15

A section of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon will close beginning on or about Monday, Nov. 15 for approximately three weeks for a sanitary sewer system installation.

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Harford County Breaks Ground on Department of Emergency Services North Harford Station

County Executive Barry Glassman and county officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday for the Harford County Department of Emergency Services North Harford Station.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Study of County Government Contract Awards Planned for Possible MBE/WBE Program

County Executive Barry Glassman has initiated a study to identify possible disparities in the awarding of Harford County government contracts.

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Harford County Parks & Recreation Seeks Public Input on Needs Assessment Survey

Which Harford County Parks & Recreation programs are important to you? What kinds of park facilities would you like developed over the next five years?

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Harford Collects Nearly 1,700 Pounds of Medicines for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Harford County collected a total of 1,693 pounds of medicines for safe disposal on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, October 23, 2021. Year-to-date, county residents have dropped off a total of 4,964 pounds of unwanted drugs.

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman Proposes to Extend Legislation Facilitating Outdoor Dining

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has proposed legislation that would facilitate outdoor dining by continuing to suspend parking lot requirements and other local regulations on restaurants, breweries, and bars.

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Submissions Sought for Harford County Veterans Gallery of Honor; Veterans Resource Fair Nov. 13

Harford County is celebrating veterans with an online photo gallery of honor beginning November 1 and a free resource fair on Saturday, November 13.

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Woodbridge Station Way at Woodbridge Center Way in Edgewood to Close Oct. 21 for Four Months

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing Woodbridge Station Way at the intersection with Woodbridge Center Way for four months to complete emergency stormwater repairs.

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Daytime Closures to Glen Cove Road Bridge Starting October 25

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing the temporary Glen Cove Road Bridge in Darlington from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for five days starting on or about Monday, October 25 for Delmarva Power to relocate a pole line.

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Harford Streams Summer Adventure Draws 600+ Participants; Prize Winners Announced

Participation in the sixth annual Harford Streams Summer Adventure rose to more than 600 citizens and 100 dogs this year, raising awareness and support for protecting Harford County’s natural waterways.

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Harford Transit LINK Named Maryland’s 2021 Outstanding Transit System

Harford County’s public bus service has been named Maryland’s top transit system for the third time in five years. Harford Transit LINK received the 2021 Outstanding Transit System Award from the Transportation Association of Maryland in September.

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Section of Madonna Road in Norrisville to Close for Six Weeks Starting Oct. 11

Harford County Department of Public Works will close a section of Madonna Road in Norrisville on or about Monday, October 11 for six weeks to complete a slope stabilization project.

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Harford County Earns $486K in Performance Grants for Exceeding Clean Water Discharge Requirements

Harford County Water & Sewer has earned two state grants totaling $486,602 for producing cleaner discharge water than required.

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Harford County Preserves 240-Year-Old Freestanding Root Cellar

Before there was refrigeration, families used root cellars - cool, dark, underground places to keep their vegetables. Most cellars were part of a house, but some were freestanding and only one of those is left in Harford County.

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Harford County Government Installs Smart Lockers for Safe, Secure Document Exchanges

Harford County government has installed electronic lockers as an alternative to in-person document exchanges at its administrative office in Bel Air. In the wake of COVID-19, the county has encouraged contactless options for doing business.

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Glassman Proposes Legislation to Put Term Limits for Harford County Council Members on 2022 Ballot

County Executive Barry Glassman has proposed legislation that would let voters decide whether future Harford County Council members will be limited to two consecutive terms.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Cherry Hill Road Bridge Over Deer Creek Reopened

The Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Harford County Reopens Guyton Road in Fallston After Culvert Replacement

Harford County has reopened Guyton Road near the intersection with Bottom Road in Fallston following replacement of a large culvert under the road.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Harford County Opens New Canoe/Kayak Launch on Deer Creek at Walters Mill Road

Located at 1202 Walters Mill Road, the new public launch has a loading area and 14 parking spots. It sits approximately six miles upstream from Benjamin’s Bridge in Street, the county’s first launch of the planned trail.

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Harford County Disabilities Commission Seeks Nominees for 2021 Employment Recognition Awards

The Harford County Commission on Disabilities is seeking nominations for awards highlighting the accomplishments of employees with disabilities and recognizing employers who give them opportunities to join and excel in the workplace.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Harford to Administer COVID Grants to Support Telework, Online Sales; Applications open Sept. 8

Harford County will begin accepting applications on Wednesday, September 8 for grants to help local businesses and nonprofits with telework and/or online sales operations in response to COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman to Lead Moment of Silence, Lay Wreath for 9/11 Victims

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will lead county employees in a moment of silence and lay a wreath to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Cherry Hill Road Bridge Over Deer Creek to Close September 7 for Two to Three Weeks

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing the Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street beginning on or about Tuesday, September 7 for two to three weeks.

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Harford Flags Lowered Aug. 31 for Overdose Awareness; Celebrating Recovery in September

Harford County government, businesses and community partners are joining forces to shine a light on recovery from addiction for National Recovery Month in September.

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Section of Guyton Road in Fallston to Close Sept. 7 for Three Weeks

Harford County Department of Public Works will close Guyton Road two-tenths of a mile south of the intersection with Bottom Road on or about Tuesday, September 7 for approximately three weeks.

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Harford County Public Library Branches to Serve as “Cooling Centers” Aug. 11 - 13; Heat Index 105

Harford County is opening “cooling centers” at library branches due to a forecasted heat wave.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Section of Phillips Mill Road in Forest Hill Reopened Following Bridge Replacement

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened the section of Phillips Mill Road between Hillcroft Drive and Cosner Road in Forest Hill after replacing the bridge over East Branch/Winters Run.

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Ring Factory/Whitaker Mill Road Bridge Reopened

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Whitaker Mill Road at the bridge that connects to Ring Factory Road following the completion of repairs to the bridge.

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Harford County Adopts Design Guidelines for Historic Preservation

Harford County has adopted for the first time its own set of design guidelines to protect the county’s historic architectural and archeological resources.

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

County Executive Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for Prominent Businessman Walter Tilley

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered for Walter Tilley, CEO of Home Paramount Pest Control, who passed away Monday. The flag will fly at half-staff until sunset today, July 29, 2021.

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Glassman Supports Liquor Board Decision Allowing Restaurants to Deliver, Sell Carry-Out Cocktails

County Executive Barry Glassman supports today’s decision of the Harford County Liquor Control Board to continue allowing licensed restaurants to deliver and sell carry-out cocktails.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Harford County Organizations Awarded $420K to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Three organizations from Harford County received nearly $420,000 in state funding to continue fighting the opioid epidemic in fiscal year 2022

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Harford Seeks Volunteers for Wheelchair Costume Workshops; Applications Open for Participants

Dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating is a fun tradition in many families, but it can be a challenge for some children who use a wheelchair. To make these kids’ dreams come true, volunteers and sponsors are needed to build costumes.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Section of Chestnut Hill Road in Forest Hill Reopened

Chestnut Hill Road between Barefoot Lane and Cone Hill Court in Forest Hill reopened today, July 6 following reconstruction of the bridge over Stout Bottle Branch.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Look Back in Time with Harford County’s Historic Interactive Maps

Maps of Harford County dating to the 1800s are now online and interactive, giving citizens the opportunity to look back in time.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Ring Factory/Whitaker Mill Road Bridge in South Bel Air to Close July 12 for Two Weeks

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing Whitaker Mill Road at the bridge that connects to Ring Factory Road on or about Monday, July 12 for two weeks.

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Section of Trimble Road Reopened in Joppatowne

Trimble Road between Williams Lane and Joppa Road in Joppatowne reopened on July 2 following a three-month closure for water and sewer construction.

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman to Lift Local State of Emergency July 1

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced today he will sign an executive order, effective July 1, lifting the local state of emergency due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Harford County Department of Public Works Honored with Excellence in Paving Award

Harford County Dept. of Public Works was honored with a 2020 Excellence in Paving Award from the Maryland Asphalt Association & Maryland State Highway Administration for resurfacing projects on Old Federal Hill & Grier Nursery roads near Jarrettsville.

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Harford County Earns Five Awards for Innovation from National Association of Counties

The National Association of Counties (NACo) recognized Harford County with its 2021 Achievement Awards for programs that support public safety, Black history, local veterans, and “virtual” recreation in the pandemic.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

FY22 Budget Approved: Fully Funds HCPS; Record Funds for Public Safety; Cuts Property Tax Burden

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced today that he will sign legislation enacting the county budget for Fiscal Year 2022, which was unanimously approved by the County Council Tuesday evening.

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Otter Point Boat Launch in Abingdon to Close June 15 for Renovations; Work to Take 5 Months

The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will close the Otter Point Boat Launch for major renovations beginning on or about Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Harford County Historic Preservation Commission Announces 2021 Award Recipients

These awards, which are presented biennially in May in honor of National Historic Preservation Month, recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to the protection of the county’s historic and cultural resources.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Harford County Offers Safety Tips for 2021 Hurricane Season

The hurricane season affecting Harford County runs from June 1 to November 30, with most hurricane-like weather seen in mid-August through late October. Preparing for hurricanes and other serious storms helps protect you, your family, and your community.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

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: May 28, 2021

McFadden Road in Pylesville to Close June 7 for Two Weeks

McFadden Road between Constitution Road and Harkins Road in Pylesville will close to all through traffic on or about Monday, June 7 for approximately two weeks. The closure is necessary to complete bridge abutment repairs.

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Harford Recognized with 36th Consecutive National Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Harford County government has been nationally recognized for excellence in financial reporting for the 36th consecutive year.

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Harford Offering $1K COVID-Relief Grants for Small Businesses to Support Teleworking, Online Sales

Harford County will begin accepting applications on June 1 for grants to help small businesses with telework and/or online sales operations in response to COVID-19.

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Stream Restoration Project to begin Tuesday, June 1 at Heavenly Waters Park in Bel Air

Work is set to begin Tuesday, June 1 on a watershed protection and restoration project at Heavenly Waters Park along the Ma & Pa Heritage Trail in Bel Air.

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Nominees Sought for 35th 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: May 20, 2021

County Executive Glassman Orders Harford Flag Lowered for Former HCPS Superintendent Roberty

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Alfonso “A.A.” Roberty:

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Jericho Road Bridge on the Baltimore/Harford Line to Close for Several Hours on or about May 24

Baltimore County Department of Public Works has revised the date and time for their closure of Jericho Road Bridge to Monday, May 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the potential for additional changes to the schedule.

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