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Laurrapin Wins Harford Chamber Award for Main Street Business

Havre de Grace's own Laurrapin Grille took home the "Main Street" award at the annual Harford County Chamber of Commerce ceremony recognizing businesses that improve the area. "Laurrapin" is not a term familiar to most, but one that folks in Harford County now know and often repeat.

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Related Topix: Havre de Grace, MD

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Patch.com

Man in Serious Condition from Edgewood Shooting: Harford Sheriff

A 22-year-old was in serious but stable condition Tuesday following a shooting near a playground in Edgewood, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported. At 5:59 p.m., deputies responded to the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway for a shooting near the playground behind the businesses, according to the report.

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Related Topix: Edgewood, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Man shot near Edgewood playground

The Harford County Sheriff's office is investigating after a man was found shot near a playground early Tuesday evening in Edgewood. According to police, at approximately 6 p.m. officers were called to the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway for reports of a shooting behind businesses in the area.

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Harford County Wine Festival to Feature More Than 100 Wines

Now in its ninth year, the event features food, beer, more than 100 wines , live music, crafters and other vendors at Rockfield Manor . Tickets include 20 samples and a souvenir wine glass.

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Patch.com

Road Closure Ahead Near Jarrettsville: Harford Public Works

At the end of the week, the Harford County Department of Public Works will close a section of Knopp Road to complete repairs to the road banks near a stream. Knopp Road will be closed between Rocks Chrome Hill Road and Rush Road on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Jarrettsville, MD

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Arundel officials seek extension of immunization deadline

With more than 700 students failing to show proof of vaccinations required for the new school year as of Monday, Anne Arundel County school officials say they'll apply this week for an extension of a state deadline for required immunizations. The Maryland State Department of Education is implementing new guidelines that require students entering kindergarten and seventh grade to prove that their vaccinations are up to date.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Anne Arundel County, MD, Chickenpox, Baltimore County, MD

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Afternoon Rush Hour Report for Monday, 15 September 2014

Baltimore County: BRIDGE REPAIRS - Dulaney Valley Rd has been narrowed to ONE lane at the bridge over Jenkins Run, near the entrance to the Loch Raven skeet and trap club. A traffic signal regulates traffic, one direction at a time.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Loch Raven (Baltimore, MD), Street, MD, Train Disaster

ABC2 Maryland

Four deaths on Harford County roads over weekend

As Harford County has grown, so has the number of cars on its roads, and Mountain Road has gotten its share of the traffic. "It's pretty busy especially in the evenings, 5 to 6 p.m., 6:30 to 7 p.m., it's pretty heavy out here on Mountain Road," said resident Jim Williams.

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Related Topix: Forest Hill, MD, Bel Air, MD

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Bel Air Man Charged with Rape in Child Molestation Case

A Bel Air man has been charged with multiple sex offenses in connection with the molestation of a child in 2009. Timothy Cole Donelson, 28, of the 500 block of Pritt Lane in Bel Air, is facing multiple charges in Harford and Cecil counties including rape and perverted practice, court records show.

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Related Topix: Bel Air, MD, Cecil County, MD, North East, MD, Elkton, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Chilly start Monday, warming up to 73 degrees later | VIDEO

Baltimore is in for a chilly start Monday, with temperatures in the 60s bringing a taste of fall before the day warms up into the afternoon. The high for the day is forecast to be 73 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Patch.com

Harford County Shape Note Singing Group

Please join us for our preliminary Shape Note Singing group. The group will meet tentatively every month, depending on attendance.

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Timonium Motorcyclist Killed in Joppa Crash

A Timonium motorcyclist was killed after a crash in Harford County Friday night, according to a report from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company . At 7:53 p.m. on Friday, Joppa-Magnolia responded to Mountain Road at Jerusalem Road, where a motorcycle and vehicle collided, the report from Joppa-Magnolia said.

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ABC2 Maryland

Four dead in Harford County crashes

Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that happened around 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning on Philadelphia Road and Gunpowder Ridge Road. When firefighters and paramedics arrived they found a crash involving a motorcycle.

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Related Topix: Edgewood, MD, Joppa, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Abingdon motorcyclist killed in Joppa early Sunday

An Abingdon man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Joppa early Sunday morning, the fourth fatal crash on Harford County roads since Friday. Bernard Cross, 52, of the 700 block of Perthshire Place in Abingdon, was riding a Harley Davidson FXDB east on Route 7 near Mandeville Lane, Maryland State Police reported.

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Related Topix: Joppa, MD, Abingdon, MD, Maryland, Bel Air, MD

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Patch.com

Rosedale Federal Celebrates Abingdon Branch Grand Opening

Rosedale Federal will celebrate the grand opening of its new Abingdon branch Saturday with family-friendly activities and a WPOC DJ, among other attractions. The new branch is located across the street from the old branch on Emmorton Road and offers a drive through-ATM and teller stations; additional parking; and a larger layout.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, MD, Perry Hall, MD

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Surrounding areas to study land use relationship with Aberdeen Proving Ground

Jurisdictions surrounding Aberdeen Proving Ground are in the early stages of preparing a study of potential land uses and their compatibility with the existing and potential future missions at the large Harford County military installation. Public workshops on the Joint Land Use Study will be held next week at locations in Harford, Cecil and Kent counties.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Aberdeen, MD, Havre de Grace, MD, Cecil County, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Health department to distribute potassium iodide in northern...

Members of the general public who live or work within 10 miles of Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Station can obtain free potassium iodide to keep in their home or place of business by attending the Community KI Distribution Day planned by the Harford County Health Department on Saturday, Sept. 13, at North Harford High School.

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Related Topix: Pylesville, MD

Patch.com

Grenade Found in Vacant Jarrettsville Home: Fire Marshal

Workers cleaning out a vacant home near Jarrettsville came across a grenade earlier this week, according to a report from the Office of the State Fire Marshal . Bomb technicians from the fire marshal's office were called to a residence Wednesday afternoon in the 1800 block of Baldwin Mill Road, where they identified the unexploded military ordnance as an MK2 fragmentation grenade, according to the report.

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Related Topix: Jarrettsville, MD, US Military, US Marine Corps

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Purse-Grabber Punches Woman in Bel Air: Harford Sheriff

A woman was robbed and assaulted in Foxborough Farms on Wednesday night, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office . At 9:25 p.m., deputies responded to the 1200 block of Kirby Circle in Bel Air and found a woman who said she was punched in the face and thrown to the ground by a man who took her purse , the sheriff's office reported.

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Related Topix: Bel Air, MD

Patch.com

Harford County's Director of Community Services Resigns

Hendrix, who has worked in Harford County government for 16 years, has accepted a position with the federal Department of Housing & Urban Development in Washington, D.C. "Beth Hendrix is a talented professional who has been dedicated to bettering the lives of Harford County citizens. I am proud of what she has accomplished in Community Services for the citizens of Harford County during her tenure and I wish her well in her future endeavors," said County Executive David Craig.

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