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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Harford school buses may get cameras to catch drivers who fail to stop for them

Harford County is expected to consider legislation to equip school buses with cameras to record drivers who don't stop when buses are picking up and discharging students.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Citation, Bel Air, MD

1 hr ago | Business Journal

Maryland hotels saw higher demand increases, lower rates than mid-Atlantic in first half of 2014

Baltimore City hotels charged some of the highest rates in the state during the first half of the year.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, MD

1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Pleasantville Road to be closed daily for Little Gunpowder bridge repairs

Repairs being made to the bridge that carries Pleasantville Road over the Little Gunpowder Falls in Fallston will necessitate closing the road to daytime traffic over a two-week period in September.

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Related Topix: Gunpowder, MD, Fallston, MD, Baltimore County, MD

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

New school year in Harford brings renewed focus on safety getting there and back home

Bel Air High School students make their way to the buses atthe end of the first day of school Monday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bel Air, MD, Havre de Grace, MD, Education

Patch.com

Propane Leak Near Aberdeen Prompted Road Closure

A propane leak shut down US Route 40 on Wednesday night near Aberdeen, according to the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association .

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Related Topix: Aberdeen, MD

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Road Near Little Gunpowder Falls to Close Temporarily

Pleasantville Road will be closed for approximately two weeks starting in mid September, according to a statement from Harford County.

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Daily Record

Goodwill receives seniors grant

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Inc., of Elkton, has received a grant of $291,177 from Senior Service America Inc. This grant will enable a minimum of 48 low-income older adults in Cecil and Harford counties to work in temporary, part-time jobs through June 30, 2015.

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Related Topix: Elkton, MD, Cecil County, MD

Dundalk Eagle

Democrats propose annual pass system for Key Bridge tolls

State Senate candidate Del. John Olszewski, Jr. and Del. Mike Weir have been campaigning together, but House candidates Jake Mohorovic and Nick D'Adamo had appeared to be taking an arm's-length approach to their fellow Democratic nominees.

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Related Topix: Cecil County, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Bethesda, MD

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

Community Rallies To Save Family's Pet Ducks

HARFORD COUNTY, Md. - A Harford County family is fighting to keep their pet ducks but a pre-existing law makes it illegal.

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Patch.com

Boston's is Coming to Bel Air

Boston's Restaurant and Sports Bar offers fare like pizza, pasta, burgers, salads, sandwiches, wings, desserts and other dishes.

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Related Topix: Bel Air, MD, Baltimore County, MD, White Marsh, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Harford Magazine Harford County's rise of the bicycle

The change is gradual but noticeable: Fewer wheels are traveling Harford County's back roads.

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Related Topix: Bel Air, MD, Abingdon, MD

Patch.com

When to Travel on Labor Day Weekend in Maryland

Approximately 1.8 million drivers will pass through Maryland's toll facilities this Labor Day weekend-an increase of 2 percent over last year-according to the Maryland Transportation Authority , which oversees the tolls.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Cecil County, MD, Street, MD

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Stone Ridge Home Offers Privacy on Corner Lot

Inside the Stone Ridge development, tucked on a corner lot and surrounded by a manicured lawn, this single-family house has space for everyone.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Patch.com

Harford County Students Go Back to School on Monday

As students head out Monday morning for the first day of Harford County Public Schools , parents will not be the only ones keeping an eye out for their little ones as they head onto the bus or across the street.

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The Baltimore Sun

Man kills girlfriend, then himself in northern Harford, police say

A man fatally shot his girlfriend and then himself late Sunday or early Monday in the northern Harford County community of Street, the Harford County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Street, MD, Bel Air, MD

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Braintree and Witham Times

Essex Dog Day returns to Hatfield Peverel

Once again this popular fun dog day for dog owners, enthusiasts or just families looking for a great day out will be held in the beautiful grounds of Crix, Hatfield Peverel, a privately owned Georgian house.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World Records

Braintree and Witham Times

Essex Dog Day returns to Hatfield Peverel

Once again this popular fun dog day for dog owners, enthusiasts or just families looking for a great day out will be held in the beautiful grounds of Crix, Hatfield Peverel, a privately owned Georgian house.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World Records

WCBM-AM Pikesville

Baltimore County Man High On Cocaine Tased By Police Dies While In...

The deputies used Tasers on 30-year-old Arvel Douglas Williams "in an effort to safely place [him] under arrest," Baltimore County Police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD, Joppa, MD, Perry Hall, MD

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Homicide clearance rates vary across Maryland

Cristie Kahler, spokeswoman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office, said one of those homicide cases stemmed from a shooting from 1981, Kahler said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Baltimore Sun

HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers

Harford Community College lost nearly half a million dollars in revenue during the prior fiscal year because of tuition waivers community colleges across the state are required to grant.

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Related Topix: Towson University, Cecil County, MD, Towson, MD, Joppa, MD, Education

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