Edgewood And Harford County News

Edgewood And Harford County News

  • Enforcement underway for parking on Belair Road near Gunpowder Falls State Park   (July 5, 2019)

    Parking enforcement on both sides of Belair Road in the area of Gunpowder Falls State Park began Wednesday because of safety concerns, The State Highway Administration said. Parking is now restricted along U.S. 1 between south of Miller and Mt. Vista roads, because the road has been “reduced” because…

  • 2019 Bel Air July 4th Parade   (July 5, 2019)

    2019 Bel Air July 4th Parade

  • Public Service Commission suspends consideration of Transource power line project   (July 5, 2019)

    A multi-million dollar project to build new power lines in northern Harford County has been put on hold while the electric company is in settlement talks. Transource, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has been hired by PJM Interconnection — a regional transmission organization that manages the power…

  • Police: 15-year-old shot, killed in Edgewood was targeted   (July 4, 2019)

    A 15-year-old was shot and killed early Thursday morning in Edgewood in what police said was a targeted incident. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a shooting at 12:15 a.m. in the 1900 block of Eloise Lane, said Kyle Andersen, public information officer for the sheriff’s…

  • Havre de Grace mayor asks residents to hold off on reserving spots for Independence Day parade   (July 4, 2019)

    Havre de Grace’s mayor issued a “gentle … but a very firm reminder” ahead of the city’s Independence Day celebration Saturday, that people cannot reserve a spot along Union Avenue to watch the parade until 8 a.m. that day, no earlier. “Please be lawful and mindful that the spots you can grab start…

  • State OKs access from Route 22 to new medical facility in Aberdeen   (July 4, 2019)

    Upper Chesapeake Health cleared a hurdle recently to build a new medical facility in Aberdeen that will replace Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a 35-foot right of way on Route 22 to create a right-in, right-out access for the freestanding…

  • Havre de Grace: A busy July starts with Independence Day celebrations   (July 4, 2019)

    Happy Independence weekend, dear readers! The patriotic and all-American independence celebration continues this weekend in Havre de Grace with the traditional parade traversing down Union Avenue from Lafayette Square (Legion Square) to Tydings Park at 2 p.m. Concerts follow at 7 p.m. Either “The…

  • First weekend of Kilgore Falls reservations goes well, Saturday and Sunday to be the test   (July 4, 2019)

    The first weekend of the reservation system at Kilgore Falls at Falling Branch went “better than expected” and park rangers are gearing up for a busy holiday weekend. The Maryland Park Service this summer implemented a new reservation system to control the crowds to the popular waterfall destination…

  • Abingdon man charged with raping, assaulting woman in Bel Air   (July 3, 2019)

    An Abingdon man is charged with breaking into a woman’s home in May and raping and assaulting her, police say. Anferne Warren Thomas, 22, of the 500 block of Kirkcaldy Way is charged with first- and second-degree rape, second-degree assault, home invasion, third-degree sex offense and third-degree…

  • Judge: Woman charged with setting fatal Edgewood house fire 'an incredible danger to the community'   (July 3, 2019)

    The woman accused of intentionally setting fire to the Edgewood townhouse where she lived with eight other people — killing three of them — continues to be held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center. “An individual who is alleged to be capable of setting fire to a structure, a home…