Edgewood And Harford County News

Edgewood And Harford County News

  • New Harford superintendent urges early discussions on budget, seeks community input   (August 17, 2018)

    Sean Bulson, the new superintendent of Harford County Public Schools, is filling composition notebooks weeks before the new school year begins. Those notebooks are full of information and ideas, none more important than getting an early start on developing the next fiscal year’s budget, that he…

  • One year later, no arrests in death of teen girl in Havre de Grace   (August 17, 2018)

    A year ago this week, the body of Maleigha Solonka, a 15-year-old Edgewood girl, was found in a wooded area at the end of Webb Lane in Havre de Grace. Since she was reported missing Aug. 10, 2017 and her body was found the next week on Aug. 16, Havre de Grace Police say they have been actively…

  • Special needs dog at Harford Humane Society finds home with Dundalk family   (August 17, 2018)

    Duke came to the Humane Society of Harford County late last year a very sick dog — most of the vets who evaluated him recommended he be euthanized. But the humane society staff, and one local vet, didn’t give up on him, and last week, after months of procedures and treatments, Duke found his forever…

  • Harford doctor named assistant state emergency medical services director, in line for top EMS post   (August 16, 2018)

    Dr. Timothy Chizmar, an emergency room physician with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, medical director for Harford County EMS and an active member of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, has been named assistant state EMS medical director for the Maryland Institute for Emergency…

  • As another surge of stormwater and pollution flows through Conowingo Dam, scientists worry about impact on oysters, grasses   (August 16, 2018)

    A surge of stormwater and pollution from Pennsylvania and New York was flowing into the Chesapeake Bay through the Conowingo Dam again Thursday, raising concerns that the relentlessly rainy summer could threaten oyster reproduction and throw off bay ecology for some time to come. Even as scientists…

  • Harford Humane Society hopes to Clear the Shelters Saturday   (August 16, 2018)

    From the Humane Society of Harford County: The Humane Society of Harford County will join more than 900 animal shelters across the nation Saturday for the largest single-day adoption event in the country: Clear the Shelters. Adoption fees on all pets at participating shelters nationwide will be…

  • Havre de Grace orders house demolished; owner appeals   (August 16, 2018)

    The City of Havre de Grace has taken the unusual step of condemning a house and ordering that it be demolished, prompting the owner to appeal that order. A hearing on the appeal of the demolition order has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at Havre de Grace City Hall. Eugene Stuart…

  • Hogan urges review of Transource power line project affecting Harford, Washington counties   (August 16, 2018)

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is seeking a pause and a re-evaluation of Transource Energy’s proposed $320 million project to build 45 miles of new power lines in the western and eastern parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania, including through Harford County. In a July 10 letter, Hogan cited the need to…

  • Weather delays final bits of work on Route 22 in Aberdeen; Labor Day is new completion date   (August 16, 2018)

    Weather has again delayed the completion of what has become a four-year construction project on Route 22 in Aberdeen, but the work may finally end early next month, according to state highways. “The delays are related to unprecedented rain in early June and pretty much all of July. The region,…

  • Tests indicate high lead levels in water at three Harford schools   (August 15, 2018)

    Elevated lead levels have been found in water fixtures at two of the Harford County Public Schools buildings tested so far under new state regulations, school system officials said. At least one private school building in the county also has tested positive for elevated lead in its water fixtures….