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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Annie’s Playground, Lyn Stacie Getz Playgrounds to Close Aug. 18 - 28 while Slides Replaced

Annie’s Playground in Fallston & Lyn Stacie Getz Playground in Emmorton will be closed to the public for approximately two weeks while the plastic slides are replaced. The playgrounds are scheduled to close Tuesday, August 18 & reopen Friday, August 28.

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

BGE Installs Six Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on County Properties

Now that Harford County residents are out driving more, drivers of electric vehicles are reminded they can use any of the six new electric vehicle charging stations installed earlier this year on Harford County government properties.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Deal Yourself In for Harford Streams Summer Adventure “Poker Run” July 18

Back by popular demand, Harford County’s annual “poker run” will be held on Saturday, July 18 as part of Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2020.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Phillips Mill Road in Forest Hill to be Closed to Traffic Beginning July 15

Phillips Mill Road between Hillcroft Drive and Cosner Road in Forest Hill will be closed to all through traffic beginning on or about Wednesday, July 15 for 12 months to replace the bridge over East Branch/Winters Run.

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Harford’s Glassman Announces Staff Changes Within the Office of County Executive

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced the following staff changes to his office today.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Harford County Government Offering Curbside Pickup for Property Tax Payments

To limit the spread of COVID-19, Harford County government is offering curbside pickup at its Bel Air office for residents who choose to pay property taxes and other fees in person. County residents are still encouraged to pay by mail or electronically.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Harford County Weekly COVID-19 Update: No New Fatalities, Limited Reopening

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County:

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

West Chapel Road in Aberdeen Closed to Through Traffic Starting July 6

West Chapel Road between Paradise Road and Aldino Road in Aberdeen will be closed to all through traffic for five months staring on or about Monday, July 6 to replace the bridge over Swan Creek.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update: Testing & Reopening

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County:

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Harford County Earns Two National Association of Counties Awards for Innovation

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has recognized Harford County in 2020 with two awards for innovative and effective county government programs.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update: No Active Cases in Nursing Homes

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following update on COVID-19 in Harford County:

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Glassman Administration Plans $1.55 Million in Awards to 26 Nonprofits Promoting Harford Tourism

Harford County plans to award $1.55 million to 26 local nonprofits for developing and implementing tourism-related activities in the fiscal year 2021.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Harford County to Follow Gov. Hogan’s Additional Steps in Stage-Two Reopening

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Gov. Larry Hogan on the Maryland Roadmap to Recovery.

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Four Month Closure Beginning June 15 for Section of Old Stepney Road in Aberdeen

Old Stepney Road between Spesutia Road and U.S. Route 40 in Aberdeen will be closed to all through traffic, including emergency vehicles, for four months beginning on or about Monday, June 15, 2020.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Glen Cove Road Bridge in Darlington to Close June 22 for Two Weeks

Harford County Public Works will close Glen Cove Road Bridge #155 over Peddlers Run, which is between MD 440 (Dublin Road) and Franklin Church Road, on or about Monday, June 22 for two weeks to repair a section of the bridge damaged by a tractor.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 June 5 Update: Entering Stage-Two Reopening

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following update on COVID-19 in Harford County:

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Harford County to Follow Gov. Hogan’s Move Entering into Stage-Two Reopening

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Gov. Larry Hogan on the Maryland Roadmap to Recovery.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update: $5,000 Business Owner Relief Grants; Completing Stage 1 Reopening

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following update on COVID-19 in Harford County:

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Harford Executive Waives 2020 Requirement for Volunteer Fire & EMS Retirement Program

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today waived this year’s point-requirement for fire and EMS volunteers working toward their retirement benefits in the county’s Length of Service Award Program, or LOSAP.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Eases Parking Lot Requirements to Facilitate Outdoor Dining

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today signed an Executive Order temporarily waiving certain requirements to give restaurants additional space in their parking lots for outside dining.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Harford Enacts FY21 Budget: Full Funding for School Operations; No Tax Rate Increases

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today signed legislation enacting the county budget for Fiscal Year 2021 after it was unanimously approved by the county council on Tuesday.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Harford County to Follow Gov. Hogan’s Plan to Complete Stage-One Reopening

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from Gov. Larry Hogan on the Maryland Roadmap to Recovery:

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Harford Expands Free Public Wi-Fi to Five County Parking Lots

Harford County residents can get free Internet access from the parking lots at five county buildings where public Wi-Fi has been expanded.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Harford County Builds Environmentally-Friendly Rain Garden in Bel Air

A corner of the parking lot at the Mary Risteau District Court building in Bel Air will be blooming with flowers in its new rain garden next spring.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Harford County Weekly COVID-19 Update: Library Drive-Thru, Pickup Planned to Start June 8

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County:

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Picture Yourself Enjoying Harford Streams Summer Adventure

Explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams this summer, take selfies at your favorite locations & win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure, a program from Harford's Department of Public Works’ Office of Watershed Protection & Restoration.

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Amoss Mill Road Bridge Near Norrisville Reopened After Repairs

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Amoss Mill Road Bridge following repairs to a triple cell culvert. The bridge over Island Branch is between MD Route 136 (Harkins Road) and Amos Road near Norrisville.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Oversized Vehicle to Slow Traffic En Route from I-95 to Perryman May 29

A heavy load on an oversized vehicle is expected to be moved on or about Friday, May 29, in the Perryman area and will slow traffic and require a half-hour road closure.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update: Phase-One Reopening; $7,500 Small Business Relief Grants

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Harford County Executive Relaxes Parking Lot Requirements to Facilitate Outdoor Retail Sales

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today signed an Executive Order temporarily waiving certain parking lot requirements to provide businesses with additional space in their lots for outdoor sales.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Nominees Sought for 34th 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 14, 2020

Harford Seeks Partner on Grant Applications to Expand Broadband in Rural North

Harford County is seeking an internet service provider to partner with on grant applications to help offset the cost of expanding broadband in its rural northern region.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Harford County to Reopen May 15 Under Governor’s Safer at Home Advisory

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement following yesterday’s “Safer at Home” advisory from Gov. Larry Hogan:

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Old Trails Development Case Dismissed

The case of OT, LLC vs. Harford County, Maryland in the U.S. District
Court for the District of Maryland, was dismissed on May 12, 2020, with no wrongdoing admitted by the county government.

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update for May 8: County Playgrounds Reopen

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Reopens Remaining County-Owned Outdoor Recreation Spaces

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the reopening of all remaining county-owned outdoor recreation spaces, consistent with Gov. Larry Hogan’s amended executive order dated May 6. This includes county playgrounds, fishing areas and boat launches.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

County Executive Glassman Joins Maryland Counties Calling for State to Release CARES Act Funding

The first federal CARES Act stimulus passed last month including funding for counties and municipalities.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Glassman Orders Harford County Flag Lowered May 4 - 6 for Longtime First Responder Andy Snakovsky

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered in honor of longtime first responder and county employee Andy Snakovsky. The Harford County flag will fly at half-staff from sunrise Mon., May 4 to sunset on Wed., May 6, 2020.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Robinson Mill Road Bridge Reopened April 30, 2020

Robinson Mill Road Bridge over Broad Creek was reopened to traffic on April 30, 2020. The bridge had been closed since March 2017 due to the structural degradation of the steel support beams and corrugated metal bridge deck.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update for May 1: Nursing Home Cases, Help for Businesses

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County.

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

AAA-Rated Harford County Bonds Sell at Historically Low 2% and 1.36% Interest Rates

Harford County held its annual bond sale Tuesday, borrowing funds at the lowest interest rates in county history to pay for capital improvement projects.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Harford Wins Rubble Landfill Case in Maryland’s Highest Court; Reversal of $45M Judgement Upheld

Maryland’s highest court ruled Friday that Harford County will not have to pay $45.4 million to a plaintiff who sought to develop a rubble landfill thirty years ago near Havre de Grace.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update for April 24, 2020

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Harford’s First Confirmed COVID-19 Death Reported; Test Results Pending on “Probable Deaths”

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following weekly update today on the COVID-19 pandemic in Harford County

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Amos Mill Road Bridge Near Norrisville to Close May 4 for Repairs

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing Amos Mill Road Bridge #177 over Island Branch, which is between MD Route 136 (Harkins Road) & Amos Road near Norrisville, on or about Monday, May 4 for about six weeks to complete bridge repairs.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

County Executive Glassman’s FY 21 Budget: Full Funding for Schools, No Tax Increases

County Executive Barry Glassman today recommended a $948 million budget for Fiscal Year 2021 that fully funds the school board’s operating budget request, provides record level funding for public safety, the public library system & community college.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Harford County COVID-19 Update for April 10, 2020

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman’s weekly COVID-19 update for April 10, 2020

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Jericho Road Bridge to Close April 10 for Maintenance

Baltimore County Department of Public Works will be closing Jericho Road Bridge over Little Gunpowder Falls at the Harford/Baltimore county line on Friday, April 10 for maintenance.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update from County Executive Barry Glassman; New COVID-19 Webpage for Harford County

County Executive Barry Glassman has issued the following weekly update on COVID-19 in Harford County.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Moores Mill Road in Bel Air Reopens Following Reconstruction

Moores Mill Road from U.S. Business Route 1 to MD Route 924 in Bel Air has reopened as of 3 p.m. today following completion of a major reconstruction project.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Harford County to Temporarily Broadcast Public Bid Openings via Webex Effective April 2

Due to statewide restrictions on public gatherings, and to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Harford County Department of Procurement will be broadcasting bid openings publicly via Webex on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. until further notice.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Weekly Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus from Harford County Executive Barry Glassman March 27, 2020

County Executive Barry Glassman has issued the following weekly update on the COVID-19 coronavirus in Harford County:

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

VIDEO: Harford County Celebrates Women’s History Month – March 2020

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman welcomes you to celebrate Women's History Month by honoring June Weeks.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Weekly Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus from Harford County Executive Barry Glassman March 20, 2020

County Executive Barry Glassman has issued the following weekly update on the COVID-19 coronavirus in Harford County:

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Updated Harford Transit LINK Operations: No Fixed Route Services; Limited Demand Response

In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and Governor Hogan’s State of Emergency directive to suspend public transportation to the general public across Maryland, Harford Transit LINK will follow the updated directive.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Harford Transit LINK Operations Limited to Essential Services in COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the COVID 19 coronavirus pandemic, Harford Transit
LINK will limit operations to protect the public while contin uing to provide essential bus transportation services.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Oversized Vehicle to Slow Traffic En Route from Perryman to I-95

A heavy load on an oversized vehicle is expected to be moved on or about Friday morning, March 20, in the Perryman area and will slow traffic and require a half-hour road closure.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Declares State of Emergency Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

County Executive Barry Glassman today declared a State of Emergency in Harford County due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Harford County Government Takes Precautions to Slow Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus

To protect the public and county employees, Harford County government has implemented new procedures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

To Slow Spread of COVID19, Harford Government Eliminates In-Person Payments Effective March 18

To slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Harford County government will no longer accept in-person payments at the county administration building in Bel Air.

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

County Executive Barry Glassman Statement on Harford’s Second Coronavirus COVID-19 Case

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has issued an update on the COVID-19 coronavirus on March 14, 2020.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Harford Executive Glassman Statement on Armstrong Withdrawal from Rural Broadband Grant Application

Harford County had partnered with Armstrong to apply for a federal grant to provide funding to assist internet provider Armstrong in reaching 1,400 additional customers. Armstrong said they would withdraw from their commitment to apply for the grant.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Weekly Update on COVID-19 From Harford County Executive Barry Glassman

County Executive has issued the following weekly update on the COVID-19 virus in Harford County:

“I want to share what we know & what we are doing to keep you safe.

At this time, we have not received reports of additional cases in Harford County.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Harford County Senior Centers to Close March 13 as Precaution Against Coronavirus

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the county’s senior centers closed effective Friday, March 13 until further notice, as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus among older adults.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Harford County Counts in the 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is here. Done every 10 years, the census is a count of everyone living in the United States. It's easy, it's safe, it's important!

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

County Executive Urges Public to Stay Calm, Stay Informed Following Coronavirus Case in Harford

At a press conference today, County Executive Barry Glassman encouraged the public to stay calm and stay informed following news of a coronavirus case in Harford County.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Harford Transit LINK Named Maryland’s 2019 Outstanding Transit System

Harford Transit LINK was recognized in the areas of safety, operations, customer service, financial management, staff development, marketing, and community relations. The LINK was also named the Outstanding Transit System of the Year in 2017.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Registration Open for Free Harford County Mental Health + Safety Education Program

Harford County will offer a series of free classes on mental health and safety this spring for citizens as young as age 12 to prevent tragedies and help others in crisis. Topics are Stop the Bleed; C.A.L.M.; suicide prevention, and conflict resolution.

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Registration Open, Volunteers Needed for Harford Bike Camp for People with Differing Abilities

Registration is open for Harford County’s popular summer camp for people with differing abilities ages 8 and older to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding.

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Raising Resilient, Successful Children: Practical Advice from Best-selling Author Jessica Lahey

Teacher, international speaker, and celebrated author and columnist Jessica Lahey will present “The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed” on Thursday, March 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Patterson Mill High School.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Harford Executive Proposes Phase-in of Kirwan in Baltimore City, Raising Teacher Salaries Statewide

In testimony today before Maryland legislators, Harford County Executive Glassman supported the Kirwan Commission’s goals for education and proposed piloting its entire plan in Baltimore City while continuing its ramp up of teacher salaries statewide.

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Harford County Property Tax Credit Applications Due April 1 for Eligible Seniors, Retired Veterans

Harford County is accepting applications through Wednesday, 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 10, 2020

Harford County Retains AAA Bond Ratings; Highest Possible Ratings Reduce Borrowing Costs

Harford County has retained its AAA rating by all three of the major independent bond-rating agencies. Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, and Fitch each reaffirmed their highest possible rating for 2020,

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Harford County Earns Federal Historic Preservation Certification

Harford County has been accepted to the Certified Local Government (CLG) program following approval by the Maryland Historical Trust and certification by the National Park Service.

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Harford to Host Minority & Small Business Resource Day February 25

To help minority-owned and small businesses thrive in Harford County, the Office of Community & Economic Development will host a resource day on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Bel Air.

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Harford County Flag Lowered, Moment of Silence February 10 for Fallen Deputies Dailey and Logsdon

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered and plans a countywide moment of silence on Sunday, February 10 for two sheriff’s deputies who gave their lives in the line of duty three years ago.

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

VIDEO: Harford County Honors Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton for Black History Month

For Black History Month, County Executive Barry Glassman tells the amazing story of Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton, a Harford County native who earned the nation’s highest military honor for his actions in the Civil War.

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Registration Open for Harford County Expo for Transitioning Youth Set for Saturday, April 4

Registration is now open for a free conference to help teens and young adults with Individualized Education Plans and 504 Plans transition successfully from high school to adulthood.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Harford Earns 31st Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from GFO Association

Harford County Earns 31st Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from Government Finance Officers Association

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Register Now for Harford County’s Free Emergency Preparedness Training Beginning Feb. 5

Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a range of hazardous situations. Registration is now open for Harford County’s FREE “Prepare Because You Care” emergency preparedness training program.

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

SARC and Harford County Government Partner for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This is a national effort to raise awareness about teens, dating violence and how to promote positive and healthy relationships across the country. Dating violence is more common than many people think.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Harford County Tourism-Related Funding Applications Available in February for FY 2021

Harford County will begin accepting funding applications in February from local nonprofits promoting tourism and related activities in Fiscal Year 2021. The application deadline is Friday, March 20, 2020.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Eden Mill Road Reopened in Pylesville Following Emergency Bridge Replacement

Eden Mill Road at the bridge over Big Branch in Pylesville has reopened to all traffic following successful completion of a bridge replacement project.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Section of Madonna Road in Norrisville Reopened

Harford County Department of Public Works has reopened Madonna Road between Telegraph Road and Mellow Road in the Norrisville area following the successful completion of a slope stabilization project.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Harford County Accepting Applications for New Agri-business Incubator, The Grove, in Street

The incubator named “The Grove” will offer rentable space at low cost for farmers, food processors, artists and other producers of homegrown goods to sell directly to consumers.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

DATE CORRECTED: Harford Transit LINK to Hold Public Hearings Feb. 10 on Annual Transportation Plan

Harford Transit LINK will hold a public hearing on Harford County’s FY 2021 application to the Maryland Transit Administration and the Federal Transit Administration for state and federal funds to finance the FY 2021 transit service in Harford.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Deadline Extended to Submit Nominations for 10th Annual Women of Tomorrow Awards

The nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, February 3, 2020.
Do you know an exceptional young woman in grade 7 - 12? Nominees should be a Harford resident making a difference in her school or community, positively impacting lives of others.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Harford Executive Announces 32% Decline in Opioid Fatalities at Annual State of the County Address

County Executive Barry Glassman called for national unity in his annual State of the County address on Tuesday and credited local partnerships for contributing to Harford’s progress.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Lauds School Board Decision to Start School After Labor Day

County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement today in response to the Harford County Board of Education’s decision on Monday to start the 2020-21 school year after Labor Day.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Harford County Outlines Legislative Priorities for Maryland General Assembly’s 2020 Session

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman’s legislative priorities for the upcoming Maryland General session include state road improvements, funding to treat mental illness and addiction, and sustainable increases in education funding.

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Invites Citizen Input on FY21 Budget

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will host a virtual town hall in January for citizens to share their priorities for the next county budget.

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Start 2020 with First Day Hikes in Harford County

A great start to the New Year is a walk in the park! First Day Hikes are held nationwide on the first day of each year as a fun way to promote state parks and healthy living. Locally, Maryland State Park Service will offer 40 guided hikes on 33 parks.

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Ridge Road Reopened between Old Pylesville Road and Heaps School Road

Ridge Road between Old Pylesville Road and Heaps School Road in Pylesville has reopened to all traffic following completion of a project to repair the failed slope.

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

New U.S. Army Office to Facilitate Private Sector Engagement With Aberdeen Proving Ground

The U.S. Army has opened a new office in Harford County to advance the mission of Aberdeen Proving Ground through private sector engagement. The U.S. Army Futures Command’s Network-Cross Functional Team (N-CFT) office opened on December 2.

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Section of Madonna Road in Norrisville to Close Dec. 6 for Two Weeks

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing Madonna Road between Telegraph Road and Mellow Road in the Norrisville area for a slope stabilization project.

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Santa’s Workshop for Children With Differing Abilities Dec. 14; Register to Meet Santa, Make Crafts

Bringing the kids to see Santa is a tradition for many families, but for some children with differing abilities the noise and activity can be challenging.

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Intersection of Bynum Road & Water Tower Way in Forest Hill Reopened as a Roundabout

Harford County Department of Public Works has completed an improvement project at the intersection of Bynum Road and Water Tower Way in Forest Hill, including construction of a roundabout.

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Shopping Small is Big for Harford County; Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30

Small businesses create jobs and boost local economies. November 30 is the tenth annual Small Business Saturday, a national appeal for holiday shoppers to “shop small” at local businesses.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Harford Launches Interactive Map of Major County Road & Bridge Repair Projects

Harford County maintains roads covering more than 1,000 miles - roughly the distance from Bel Air to Florida - and 223 bridges requiring dozens of major repair projects each year.

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Harford County Offers Online Christmas Tree Farm Finder; Holiday Safety Tips

Harford County is home to a number of Christmas tree farms offering fresh trees and wreaths for the holiday season.

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities; Where to Find Help in Harford County

The Harford County Department of Community Services has compiled its annual list of nonprofits seeking volunteers and donations to help local citizens in need.

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Helping Seniors Avoid Scams; Harford County to Participate in International Fraud Awareness Week

The Federal Trade Commission reports that fraudulent telemarketers direct up to 80% of their calls to seniors. To protect seniors and their families, Harford County will participate in International Fraud Awareness Week, Nov. 17 – 23, 2019.

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Harford County Encourages Family Dinnertime Conversations about Drugs and Alcohol

On Wednesday, November 13, Harford County parents and caregivers are invited to join in the county’s fourth annual Night of Conversation by sitting down together, enjoying a meal with no distractions, and talking about drugs, alcohol, and addiction.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Harford County to Close Ma & Pa Trail Walking Bridge Near Liriodendron Spur for Repairs Nov. 12 & 13

A walking bridge on the Ma & Pa Trail will be closing for repairs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 and Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. The bridge is located 0.6 miles from the Williams Street trailhead in Bel Air.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Harford County’s Annual “No Shave November” Campaign Grows Cancer Awareness; Collecting Donations

Harford County government is joining the campaign again this year by collecting new shaving supplies and other toiletries to support local veterans and individuals experiencing homelessness.

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Harford County Planning for 2020 Census

Planning is underway in Harford County for the 2020 Census, which will determine how $675 billion in federal funds are distributed to support communities nationwide.

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Harford County Veterans Resource Fair Saturday, Nov. 9; Big Screen TV Giveaway

Celebrating those who defend our nation, Harford County will host a resource fair for veterans, active duty military, and their families from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 9. This free, annual fair is a one-stop event for information for veterans

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Harford County Celebrates Employment of Citizens with Differing Abilities

Celebrating the employment of citizens with disabilities, Harford's Department of Community Services’ Office of Disability Services & Commission on Disabilities honored several individuals & organizations at their annual Employment Recognition Luncheon.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019 Prize Winners Announced

Participation in the fourth annual Harford Streams Summer Adventure exceeded 500 citizens in 2019, raising awareness and support for protecting Harford County’s streams and waterways.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Schucks Road at Edwards Lane Reopened Following Road Improvement Project

Schucks Road at Edwards Lane in Bel Air reopened to all through traffic on Tuesday, Oct. 15, following a Harford County road improvement project that was completed ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Harford County Honors 32 Volunteers at the 33rd Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards

The stories of 32 selfless volunteers inspired guests at the 33rd Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards ceremony hosted by County Executive Barry Glassman on October 10 at the Bel Air Church of the Nazarene.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

New Website to Help Aberdeen Proving Ground, Surrounding Communities Plan for Growth

Harford County’s Office of Community & Economic Development has launched a website, https://apg-chesapeakejlus.com, to support compatible land use and to help Aberdeen Proving Ground and neighboring communities thrive together as a defense community.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Intersection of Bynum Road & Water Tower Way in Forest Hill to Close Oct. 14

Harford County Department of Public Works will close the intersection of Bynum Road and Water Tower Way in Forest Hill on Monday, Oct. 14 for an intersection improvement project, including construction of a traffic circle.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Nearly 200 Jobseekers Attend Harford County Second Chance Job and Resource Fair

Nearly 200 jobseekers attended Harford County’s annual Second Chance Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, September 26 at The EPICENTER in Edgewood. The event connects adults who have experienced incarceration with employment opportunities and resources.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Amos Mill Road Bridge near Norrisville Reopened September 30

Harford County Department of Public Works reopened Amos Mill Road Bridge, located between MD Route 136 (Harkins Road) and Amos Road, on September 30 following the first phase of repairs to the triple cell culvert.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Harford County “SOCKtober” Collection Drive in October to Warm Neighbors in Need

Warm socks, mittens & hats are greatly needed items at homeless shelters, yet they are among the least-often donated. To fill this gap, Harford County government, in partnership with Harford County Public Library & We Cancerve, is sponsoring “SOCKtober”.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Register Now for Harford County’s Free Emergency Preparedness Training Beginning Nov. 6

Tragedies in the news are a powerful reminder that emergencies can happen anywhere at any time. Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a range of hazardous situations.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Harford County to Repair Two Ma & Pa Trail Walking Bridges; Temporary Closures Begin September 30

Two walking bridges on the Ma & Pa Trail will be closing, one at a time, for repairs & maintenance beginning on Monday, September 30, 2019. Harford County Parks & Recreation will close each bridge under repair from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for two to three days.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Harford County Honors Daughters of the American Revolution for Constitution Week Sept. 17 - 23

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman recognizing Daughters of the American Revolution during Constitution Week for their efforts to promote patriotism, preserve American history and support children’s education.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Free Seminar for Small Businesses on Employee Health & Wellness October 16 in Harford County

To help small businesses learn the legal requirements & explore resources for employee wellness, the Harford County Office of Community & Economic Development will host a free seminar from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16 at The GroundFloor.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Job Seekers Invited to Harford County’s Second Chance Job and Resource Fair September 26

Harford County’s Second Chance Job and Resource Fair offers life-changing opportunities for those who have had past criminal charges or experienced incarceration. This year’s fair for job-seekers ages 18 and up will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Amos Mill Road Bridge near Norrisville to Close for Two Weeks Starting Sept. 16

Harford County Department of Public Works will be closing the Amos Mill Road Bridge, located between MD Route 136 (Harkins Road) and Amos Road, on or about Monday, September 16, 2019.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

National Celebrities Help Harford County Celebrate National Recovery Month

With help from some national celebrities, Harford County has released a music video for National Recovery Month. This inspiring video is intended to remove stigma, show community support, and send the powerful message that recovery is possible.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

“Instagram Ate My Daughter, My Son Won’t Stop Playing Fortnite, What Can I Do?”; Free Presentation

Renowned psychologist, physician, and best-selling author Leonard Sax, MD, PhD, is coming to Harford County to discuss the addictive characteristics of social media and video games, and raising children in a society inundated with technology.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Register for Harford County Mental Health + Safety Education Program; Free Classes Start Sept. 18

Harford County will offer a series of free classes this fall, empowering citizens as young as age 12 to prevent tragedies and help others in crisis. Topics will be Stop the Bleed, suicide prevention, conflict resolution, and mental health awareness.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Harford County Executive Glassman Invites Citizens to Observe Moment of Silence for 9/11 Victims

County Executive Barry Glassman invites all Harford County citizens to join him next week in a private moment of silence for the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Pleasantville Road Bridge in Baldwin to Close September 16 for 3-Month Repair Project

Pleasantville Road Bridge in Baldwin will be closed for repairs for approximately three months beginning on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The bridge is located over Little Gunpowder Falls on the Harford/Baltimore county line, two miles south of MD Route 152.

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Channel Road Bridge in Norrisville Reopened

Channel Road Bridge, located between Heaps Road and Carea Road in Norrisville, reopened at 5 p.m. today, August 30, 2019.

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Harford County Reopens Tollgate Road between Plumtree and W. Ring Factory Road in Bel Air

Tollgate Road between Plumtree Road and W. Ring Factory Road in Bel Air reopened today following a major improvement project.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Duncan Road Bridge in Norrisville Reopened

Duncan Road Bridge, located between Long Corner Road and Church Lane in Norrisville, reopened on August 28, 2019.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Harford County Unites to Celebrate Recovery from Addiction

National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and recognizes those who have overcome addiction.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

County Executive Glassman Names Dr. Steven J. Fountain Medical Director of Harford County EMS

Dr. Fountain is an emergency medicine physician with the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System and took on this role with the county, which includes serving as the medical director for the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Glen Cove Road Bridge in Dublin to Close for Six Hours on Friday, Aug. 23

The temporary Glen Cove Road Bridge over Peddlers Run will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 23 for repairs to the bridge deck. The bridge located between MD Route 440 (Dublin Road) and Franklin Church Road will be closed to all traffic.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Harford Opens New Roundabout at Maryland Routes 7 & 159

Harford County has opened a new roundabout at the intersection of Maryland Route 7 and Route 159 in Aberdeen, improving access to the county’s manufacturing, warehousing and e-commerce centers.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Harford County Department of Emergency Services Open House Saturday, Sept. 7

Harford County’s Department of Emergency Services will hold an open house for citizens to learn about local emergency operations, emergency preparedness and lifesaving skills.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

New “Farm Finder” App Makes it Easy to Buy Local in Harford County

Harford’s newest app makes it easy to enjoy homegrown products and help support family farms. The Harford Farm Finder is an online map of area agri-businesses selling healthy produce, meats, dairy products, delicious ice cream, craft beer, wine and more.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Channel Road Bridge in Norrisville to Close Aug. 28 for Three Weeks

Channel Road Bridge, located between Heaps Road and Carea Road in Norrisville, will be closed beginning on Wednesday, August 28 for approximately three weeks to allow the bridge to be cleaned and painted.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Duncan Road Bridge in Norrisville to Close Aug. 26 for Three Weeks

The Duncan Road Bridge, located between Long Corner Road and Church Lane in Norrisville, will be closed beginning on Monday, August 26 for approximately three weeks to allow the bridge to be cleaned and painted.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Section of East Ring Factory Road in Bel Air Reopened

Ring Factory Road between MD 924 and Vermont Road in Bel Air has been reopened following the completion of repairs to a sewer main.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

St. Clair Bridge Road between MD Route 165 and North Bend Road to Close Aug. 17 for Bridge Cleaning

St. Clair Bridge Road between MD Route 165 and North Bend Road in Jarrettsville will be closed for approximately three weeks beginning on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Laurel Brook Road & Putnam Road Bridges in Fallston Reopen Following Cleaning, Painting

Two bridges in Fallston have reopened following a bridge cleaning and painting project by Harford County Department of Public Works.

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Harford County Plans Website "Refresh" to Improve Citizen Access to Government Information

To continue improving your access to county government information, we are planning a “refresh” of the homepage of the county website, www.harfordcountymd.gov. This refresh will reorganize some, but not all, of the homepage info and ad...

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