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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Harford County Government Updated Mask Requirement

Harford County now requires masks for all visitors and for any County employee who interacts with the public in County buildings starting on January 4, 2022 until further notice. This is consistent with Governor Hogan's updated actions issued on ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Deven Billings

Deven Billings With His Certificate

A Gold 911 Award was presented to Deven Billings, a third-grader at Joppatown Elementary School, who recently called "911" while seeking help for his diabetic aunt.

Gold 9-1-1 Program
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Lucas Custer

Lucas Custer Receives His Award Certificates for His Bravery

On December 13, 2012, 11 year old Lucas Custer called 911 at 4:17 pm to report that his mother was unresponsive and moaning. Dispatcher Kara Angelo, the 911 Calltaker, remained on the line with Lucas until Police arrived. During this time Lucas remained v...Read on...

Gold 9-1-1 Program
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey Holding His Award Certificates

On Monday June 10, 2013, Kim Stritzinger - Public Safety Dispatcher III / Public Educator, representing the Harford County Department of Emergency Services presented a Gold 911 to 10 year old Jack Dempsey after we received the following nomination for hi...Read on...

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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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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Jericho Road Bridge on the Baltimore/Harford County Line to Close for Several Hours May 20

Baltimore County Department of Public Works will close Jericho Road Bridge from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on or about Thursday, May 20 to remove graffiti from the stone abutments.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman Statement on Gov. Hogan Lifting Mask Mandate in Maryland

County Executive Glassman said after Gov. Hogan's announcement: “Harford County will continue to follow the governor’s lead on relaxing all mask mandates where permitted. I continue to urge all Harford Countians to get vaccinated as soon as possible.”

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Deal Yourself In for Harford Streams “Poker Run” May 22; Summer Adventure Begins May 28

Back by popular demand, Harford County’s annual Harford Streams Poker Run will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The free program is open to all ages and raises awareness and support for protecting local waterways.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman Statement on Gov. Hogan Lifting COVID Restrictions on Businesses

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Gov. Hogan lifting COVID restrictions on businesses effective Saturday, May 15, 2021.

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Registration Open for “Virtual” Bike to Work Week May 17 – 23

Bicyclists from around the Baltimore region are invited to take part in the 24th annual Bike to Work Week celebration May 17 - 23, 2021.

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

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, ages eight and older, to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Ma & Pa Trail Parking Lot at Williams Street to Close for 3 Weeks

The parking lot at the Ma & Pa Trail’s Williams Street trailhead in Bel Air will close for repairs starting on or about Monday, May 17, 2021. The closure is expected to last three weeks.

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Portion of Locust Avenue in Bel Air to be Closed Weekdays for Four Months

Locust Avenue between Vale Road and Kenyon Lane in Bel Air will be closed to all through traffic on weekdays for about four months beginning on or about Monday, May 10 for underground utility construction.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman Seeks to Protect More Than 1,500 Acres from Development

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman on Wednesday sent legislation to the County Council to protect 1,589 acres of farmland from development.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Harford County to Lift Outdoor Mask Requirements, Outdoor Dining Restrictions

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement following today’s announcement by Gov. Larry Hogan:

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Harford County Senior Activity Centers to Reopen on May 3

Harford County’s senior activity centers will begin reopening on Monday, May 3 by appointment only, following Gov. Hogan’s lifting of his statewide order that closed the centers more than a year ago due to the pandemic.

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 24 at Four Harford County Locations

Harford County residents will have the opportunity to drop off their expired and unwanted medications for safe disposal at four convenient locations on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

County Executive Orders Harford Flag Lowered for Former Councilman James V. “Capt’n Jim” McMahan

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement on the passing of former County Councilman James V. “Capt’n Jim” McMahan:

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Section of Trimble Road in Joppatowne to Close April 26 for Three Months

Trimble Road between Williams Lane and Joppa Road in Joppatowne will be closed to all through traffic for three months beginning on or about Monday, April 26 for water and sewer construction.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

County Executive Glassman Proposes Enhanced Pension Benefits to Attract/Retain Correctional Officers

County Executive Barry Glassman has requested local legislation to significantly improve pension benefits for correctional officers in Harford County. The proposed benefit changes will apply only to those who retire on or after July 1, 2022.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

New COVID-relief Grants for Nonprofits, Additional Rounds of Funding for Restaurants, Hotels

Harford County will begin accepting applications from local organizations later this month for three COVID-relief grant programs.

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Glassman’s FY22 Budget: Fully Funds HCPS; Record Funds for Public Safety; Cuts Property Tax Burden

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman released today his recommended fiscal year 2022 budget, which fully funds the board of education’s operating request for the second consecutive year.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Section of Glenville Road in Darlington Reopened Following Repairs

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened a section of Glenville Road located three-quarters of a mile from its intersection with Stokes Road in Darlington, effective April 5, 2021.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman Statement on Ripken Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Hogan’s announcement that Ripken Stadium will become a COVID-19 mass vaccination site.

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Harford County Seeks Public Input on Historic Preservation Design Guidelines

The Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning and the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission are seeking public input on a new publication that illustrates the best practices for historic rehabilitation.

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Harford County Personnel Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled for April 14, 2021

The Harford County Personnel Advisory Board will meet from 2 – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 for the consideration and approval of the Pay and Classification Plan. The meeting will be held virtually via Webex.

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

County Executive Glassman Statement on a Mass Vaccination Site in Harford County

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement today following Gov. Hogan’s announcement about a mass vaccination site in Harford County.

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Harford County Executive Glassman Statement on Gov. Hogan Easing Certain COVID Mitigation Measures

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Gov. Hogan easing certain COVID mitigation measures effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

COVID-19 in Harford One Year Later; County Executive Calls for Population-Based Vaccine Distribution

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of Harford’s first case of COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Harford County Announces Partnership to Bring Broadband to Rural North

Harford County has entered into a partnership with ThinkBig Networks, a private sector internet service provider, to bring broadband service to the county’s rural northern region over the next several years.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Harford County Virtual Expo for Transitioning Youth Set for April 24

Harford County’s 2021 Virtual Expo for Transitioning Youth, featuring keynote speakers John and Mark X. Cronin from John’s Crazy Socks, will be held Saturday, April 24.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Harford County Video Celebrates Women’s History Month

This year for Women's History Month, Harford County is celebrating Edna Goldberg, a tough reporter who kept an eye on local government for nearly 20 years. When Edna went after a story, nothing stopped her …

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Harford County Government’s Indoor Facilities to Safely Reopen to the Public March 1

Harford County government will reopen its indoor facilities to the public effective Monday, March 1, 2021 with safety procedures implemented to protect visitors and county employees.

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Harford County Tourism-Related Funding Available to Qualified Nonprofits; Applications Due March 19

Harford County is accepting applications from local nonprofits for funding to promote tourism and related activities in fiscal year 2022. The application deadline is March 19, 2021.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Harford County to Remember Fallen Deputies February 10, Five 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 on February 10 five years ago.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

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: February 3, 2021

Harford County Video Honors Black History Month

This year for Black History Month, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman tells the story of the Gravel Hill community’s 30-year struggle for environmental justice. The story goes from St. James AME Church on Gravel Hill Road to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Harford Designates 135-Year-Old African-American Church as Historic Landmark

Clark’s Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church has been designated a Harford County historic landmark. The 135-year-old church has one of the oldest, historically African-American congregations in the Bel Air area.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

AAA-Rated Harford County Bonds Sell at Lowest Interest Rate in County History

Harford County held its annual bond sale Tuesday, borrowing funds
at the lowest interest rate in county history.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Harford to Distribute Additional $1 Million in COVID Relief to Local Restaurants

Harford County will distribute an additional $1,055,325 in COVID relief grants to local restaurants, funded by the state of Maryland. The amount of each State Restaurant Assistance Grant will depend on the number of applicants.

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Harford Restaurants can Resume Service After 10 p.m. Beginning Monday as Permitted by Gov. Hogan

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from Gov. Larry Hogan allowing restaurants to resume service after 10 p.m. beginning Monday, February 1, 2021.

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Harford County Announces Phased Reopening Plan for Parks & Rec Programs, Facilities Starting Feb. 1

County Executive Barry Glassman today announced a phased reopening plan for Harford County Parks & Recreation programs and facilities closed in November due to the pandemic.

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

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

Harford County has retained its AAA rating from all three of the major independent bond-rating agencies. Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, and Fitch each reaffirmed their highest possible rating for 2021.

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