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Is your family prepared for the next emergency? Harford County will be offering the free Prepare Because You Care Class to help citizens be ready in an emergency.
Harford residents can dispose of up to 10 passenger or light truck used tires, on or off the rim at the Harford Waste Disposal Center, 3241 Scarboro Road in Street. Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, through Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Harford County Small & Minority Business Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the Churchville Recreation Center, Level Building, 3023 Level Road in Churchville.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly has proposed legislation that would limit the size of new warehouses to 250K square feet and add new restrictions on large warehouse development.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly has ordered the Harford County flag lowered from sunrise to sunset on Monday, Sept. 11 and will host a memorial ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Harford County will be opening “cooling centers” at all library branches beginning today because of forecasted excessive temperatures. The heat index in Harford County is expected to reach between 100 and 105 degrees over the next several days.
In recognition of September as National Preparedness Month, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services is hosting a Public Safety & Preparedness Day on Saturday, September 16. The event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2220 Ady Road in Forest Hill.
Harford County’s new train-themed playground has officially opened at Friends Park in Forest Hill. The playground is designed for children ages 5–12 and is located at the northern trailhead of the Ma & Pa Trail.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly today announced plans to explore construction of a comprehensive public safety complex to train and serve local law enforcement, fire, EMS, and allied agencies.
The 2023-24 school year started Monday in Harford County Public Schools with full staffing of bus driver positions and plans by County Executive Bob Cassilly to fund additional school resource officers requested in Aberdeen.
Tree removal work has been completed ahead of schedule and the section of Laurel Brook Road in Fallston between Friendship Road and Gunpowder Farms Road was reopened starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
Work has been completed and the roadway reopened to all through traffic on Friday, August 18 for the section of Schucks Road in Bel Air, between MD Route 22 and East Wheel Road following extended work from recent storm damage.
The Ayres Chapel Road Bridge over Jackson Branch, between Route 23 (Norrisville Road) and Harford Creamery Road in White Hall, will be reopened to all through traffic at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16 following structural repairs to the bridge.
Harford County is seeking public input on plans to enhance the quality of life and economic opportunities in areas south of the I-95 corridor that are not served by a municipal government.
A section of Laurel Brook Road in Fallston between Friendship Road and Gunpowder Farms Road will be closed starting Aug. 14 through Aug. 25 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for tree removal.
Closure of a section of Schucks Road in Bel Air, between MD Route 22 and East Wheel Road will be extended an additional seven days due to the recent storm.
Harford County is seeking public input as it begins a state-mandated update to local building codes.
The Harford County Commission on Disabilities is seeking nominations for awards in recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month in October. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 1, 2023.
Following yesterday’s storm, Harford County residents can dispose of storm debris at six locations countywide from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting tomorrow, Wednesday, August 9, through Sunday, August 13, 2023.
County Executive Bob Cassilly will appear live on HarfordTV’s “Inside Harford County” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9. The half-hour community affairs program will feature a discussion led by host Mark Vernarelli. The call-in number is 410-638-3894.
Severe weather is expected to move through Harford County between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. today August 7. Strong, gusty winds up 60 to 70 mph are predicted, with potential for tornadoes.
A section of Schucks Road in Bel Air, between MD Route 22 and East Wheel Road will be closed to all through traffic from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. starting Monday, August 7, until approximately Friday, August 11 for necessary drainage repair.
Harford County’s iCan Bike Camp where people with differing abilities learn and experience the thrill of bike riding, will be Monday, August 7- Friday, August 11, 2023. Participants and volunteers have found the camp to be a life-changing experience.
It is well within the authority of the Executive Branch, when faced with allegations of wrongdoing by its own directors or employees, to conduct an examination of the electronic communications located on Harford County servers.
A fatal accident involving a Harford County dump truck and a passenger car occurred on Thursday afternoon on Baldwin Mill Road at Furnace Road in Jarrettsville.
Heat index expected to be 100-110 degrees. The Harford County Department of Emergency Services, Public Libraries and Harford County Health Department, will offer cooling centers at library branches from Thursday, July 27 through Saturday, July 29.
Harford County is hosting a resource fair for individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. The 2023 Second Chance Resource Fair includes record expungement services, help for those seeking a new start after incarceration, and support for victims.
A section of Abingdon Road between Cokesbury Road and Cogswell Court in Abingdon will be closed to all through traffic from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25 (weather permitting) for a drainage repair.
Harford County’s Tollgate Road Yard Trim Drop-Off Site in Bel Air will beclosed from Saturday, July 22 through Saturday, July 29 to minimize traffic in the area of the Harford County Farm Fair.
A section of West MacPhail Road between South Tollgate Road and Ponderosa Drive in Bel Air will be closed to all through traffic for approximately 10 weeks beginning on or about Wednesday, July 26 for sewer rehabilitation work.
The Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival, which was to be held August 4 - 6 on Harford County Parks & Recreation property at Cedar Lane Regional Park in Bel Air, has been canceled due to numerous unresolved safety concerns.
The 2023 edition of the award-winning Homegrown Harford, an annual publication highlighting the county’s agricultural community, is out now. This year’s theme is science and technology in modern agriculture.
Section of Troyer Road between Norrisville Road (Route 23) and Harford Creamery Road in White Hall will be closed on or about Tuesday, July 18 for approximately five months while the bridge over a tributary of Little Deer Creek is repaired.
Harford County will celebrate Parks & Recreation Month with a community event in Edgewood that will include water and field day activities and program demonstrations.
Harford County today released the results from an independent study of “possible disparities in Harford County government contract awards.” Commissioned in 2022.
The grants from the Maryland Office of Statewide Broadband will help defray the high cost of laying fiber cable to reach homes and businesses in Harford’s rural north, including Darlington, Norrisville, Pylesville and Whiteford.
Harford County has awarded nearly $645,000 in FY 2024 tourism grants to 15 nonprofits aimed at creating more extended or weekend-long events that increase the number of overnight visitors to Harford County.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly today issued the following statement on the County Council’s failure to pass Bill 23-011.
Harford County is proud to announce the designation of Fairview AME Church, Turner Memorial Cemetery, and Fairview School in Forest Hill as a Harford County Historic Landmark.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly today signed his first budget following its passage Tuesday by a majority of the County Council. The budget for fiscal year 2024 keeps spending flat while meeting the county’s needs without raising taxes.
The Ayres Chapel Road Bridge between Route 23 and Harford Creamery Road in White Hall, over Jackson Branch, will be closed to all traffic beginning on or about Monday, June 19, for approximately four weeks while structural repairs are made.
Harford County Economic Development Director Karen Holt led her first meeting this week as president of the Association of Defense Communities (ADC).
At a ceremony on Saturday, May 20, The Harford County Historic Preservation Commission presented its 2023 Harford County Historic Preservation 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.
This summer, explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, take selfies at your favorite locations, and win prizes in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure.
The Stafford Road bridge over Deer Creek in Susquehanna State Park has been reconstructed and reopened prior to the busy summer season. At 225 feet in length, the Stafford Road bridge is the longest County-owned bridge.
Harford County will re-open the newly improved Annie’s Playground at Edgeley Grove Park in Fallston on Wednesday, May 24th at 4pm. Live balloon entertainment and t-shirts will be provided for attendees.
The Harford County Board of Education and County Executive Bob Cassilly have each agreed to contribute additional funding for school operations in FY24 and to collaborate year-round on the efficient use of taxpayer funds.
The bridge had been closed for construction since October 17, 2022 while the bridge deck was extended and replaced and improvements were made to the abutments, pier, and existing structural components.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly has announced $750,000 in supplemental funding for staffing for the Harford County Health Department, in addition to providing new technology to modernize their permit process.
The Harford County Department of Planning & Zoning has enhanced its Track-It app to provide the public with unprecedented access and availability to the development review process.
Tires will be accepted from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day. Participation is restricted to farms located in Harford County. Proof of Harford County residency is required.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly issued the following statement on the passing of Linda Dousa, Assistant EMS Chief and lifetime member of the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company:
Shore Drive from Joppa Farm Road to Towne Center Drive in Joppatowne will be closed to all traffic Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, April 26, for approximately three weeks while improvements and repairs are made.
Harford County is offering two webinars to assist 501(c)3 and 501(c)6 nonprofit organizations that want to apply for two new Harford County tourism grant programs.
“Addicted” will be shown this year as a screening on Sat., April 22 at Mt. Zion Church, 1643 E. Churchville Road in Bel Air and on Fri., May 12 at North Harford High School, 211 Pylesville Road in Pylesville. Both screenings will begin promptly at 7 p.m.
Earlier today, Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly signed into law his moratorium on new warehouses in Harford County after its passage by the County Council last night by a vote of 6-1.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly released today his recommended fiscal year 2024 budget following an in-depth review of current county operations and spending.
The Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street has reopened to public travel after a weeklong closure in early April.
Harford County will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 22, for citizens to safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications
Harford County Government is reorganizing how it distributes its tourism dollars – generated through the county’s hotel lodging fee – in an effort to increase the number of overnight stays in local hotels by creating more extended or weekend-long events.
The 2023 Empowered Expo will be held on Saturday, April 22 for Harford County teens and young adults with Individualized Education Plans (IEPS) and 504 Plans who are transitioning from high school to adulthood, higher education, and the workforce.
The Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street will be closed to all through traffic on or about Monday, April 3 for approximately one week.
Volunteers are needed to help plant 180 trees at Schucks Road Regional Park on Friday, April 7, in celebration of Arbor Day. Families, civic organizations, school groups, and Scouts are welcome. Everyone will receive a free native tree to take home.
County Executive Bob Cassilly and the Harford Department of Parks and Recreation have announced the release of the Final Draft 2022 Land Preservation, Parks, and Recreation Plan. The public comment period for the draft is open through March 15, 2023.
The Harford County Department of Housing & Community Development will host a free housing fair for potential homebuyers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 at the Harford Community College Student Center, 410 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly, the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission and Department of Planning and Zoning are pleased to call for nominations for the 2023 Harford Historic Preservation Awards.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly issued the following statement on today’s Circuit Court ruling declaring that Harford school system employee Jacob Bennett was never qualified to serve on the Harford County Council:
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly issued the following statement on the County Council’s approval of his three appointments to the Board of Education: Dr. Aaron Poynton, Theresa Kocher, and Lauren Strauss:
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly issued the following statement announcing February 10th as a Day of Remembrance for Harford County Sheriff Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon and Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey:
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly invites residents to watch his 2023 State of the County address at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7.
County Executive Bob Cassilly announced three appointments to the Harford County Board of Ed following a public call for applications in December. Dr. Aaron Poynton, Theresa Kocher & Lauren Strauss have been appointed to serve two-year terms.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly on Wednesday announced legislation that would impose a six-month moratorium on approvals or permits for warehouse developments in Harford County.
The Harford County Parks & Recreation will close Annie’s Playground in Bel Air for approximately four months beginning on or about February 6th for renovations. The closure is timed to allow for work to be completed before the busy summer months.
On Monday, Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly provided an update on the upcoming fiscal year 2024 Harford County budget
The Harford County Commission for Women is calling for nominations of outstanding young women for its 2023 Harford County Leading Women – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Awards. Nominees should be Harford County residents in grades 7-12.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly is seeking public input on the County budget for fiscal year 2024.
The Harford County Department of Emergency Services has activated two warming centers as some in the County are without power after today’s winds. The warming centers opened at 6 p.m. Friday and the need for additional days will be assessed after tonight.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly on Thursday provided an update on County Government preparations for winter weather that is expected to bring high winds Friday and frigid temperatures through the weekend.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly on Tuesday invited citizens interested in serving on county boards and commissions to submit their applications online.
Harford Transit LINK has announced that fixed route service will be fare free from Thursday, December 22 through Friday, December 30.
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly issued the following statement on the passing of former Harford County Sheriff William Kunkel:
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly on Tuesday invited residents interested in serving on the Harford County Board of Education to apply. The County Executive appoints three members to the Board each for a two-year term that begins in 2023.
The Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Bel Air reopened last week after undergoing major renovations to upgrade the equipment and make it more accessible.
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman joined with other county officials on November 22 to dedicate the first county-owned EMS station.
Harford County has designated the 176-year-old Kurtz Mansion in Jarrettsville for protection as a County Historic Landmark, at the request of its owner.
More than 300 runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers participated in the Ninth Annual Harford United Charities Barry Glassman 5K Run/Walk for Recovery on Sunday, October 30 at Harford Community College.
Falling Branch Road north of the intersection with Red Bridge Road in Pylesville has been reopened to all traffic following a culvert replacement.
The stories of 17 selfless volunteers inspired guests at the 36th Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony hosted by County Executive Barry Glassman and the Harford County Department of Community Services.
Harford County is celebrating veterans with a series of activities in November.
Harford County is celebrating National First Responders Day, October 28, with a proclamation in honor of those who help others in an emergency.
Harford Transit LINK, the county’s public bus system, has been honored by the Transportation Association of Maryland with a 2022 Outstanding Marketing Program Award, and its supervisor, Jodi Glock, received the state organization’s Unsung Hero Award.
Harford County government ended last year with a nearly $35 million surplus to meet future needs and earned a clean opinion by external auditors on its financial reporting.
The seventh annual Harford Streams Summer Adventure drew 1,242 participants – 1,064 people and 178 dogs – in 2022, raising awareness and support for protecting Harford County’s natural waterways.
The Cherry Hill Road bridge over Deer Creek in Street has been reopened to all traffic following emergency repairs.
Glen Cove Road between Dublin Road and Franklin Church Road in Darlington has reopened to all through traffic following replacement of the bridge over Peddler Run.
Celebrating the employment of citizens with disabilities, Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and Commission on Disabilities honored several individuals and organizations at their annual Employment Recognition Luncheon on October 12.
Harford County has expanded the eligibility for its 20% property tax credit for retired veterans and senior citizens.
Harford County is helping restaurants to continue offering outdoor dining by extending emergency legislation adopted in the pandemic.
Harford has awarded $1 million in its first grant program dedicated to preserving African American history. County Executive Barry Glassman announced the awards on Wednesday at a reception for grantees at the historic Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air.
Jolly Acres Road between Green Road and Dry Branch Road in White Hall will be closing on or about Monday, October 17 for approximately four months while the bridge deck over Deer Creek is rehabilitated.
Harford County is celebrating adult drug court graduates and inspiring others with a Graduation Tree unveiled in circuit court on September 12 in Bel Air.
Harford County is seeking additional feedback from the public on plans for a bicycle and pedestrian connection between Harford Community College and the Town of Bel Air.
Animal science students at North Harford High School have a new livestock trailer to help them exhibit and care for farm animals, thanks to a donation from county government.