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Posted on: February 26, 2021

HARFORD COUNTY GOVERNMENT'S INDOOR FACILITIES TO SAFELY REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON MARCH 1, 2021

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. The reopening includes county office buildings, which were closed in Nov...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

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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...

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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: 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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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Harford County Earns 32nd Consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from GFO Association

For the 32nd consecutive year, Harford County government has earned the Government Finance Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Harford County Bond Refunding Saves $11 Million Over 20 Years

Harford County has refunded $13.7 million in Tax Increment Financed bonds at a reduced interest rate, saving more than $11 million over the next 20 years. The bonds, also known as TIF bonds, were refunded on January 12, 2021.

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Harford County COVID Vaccine Update January 20, 2021

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following message in a countywide phone call at 6 p.m. on January 20, 2021.

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

County Executive Statement on the Passing of MD Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement following news of the passing of Maryland Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Harford County to Present MLK Day Freedom Celebration Honoring Coretta Scott King

Harford County Government is proud to announce the first annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Celebration presented by the Harford County Human Relations Commission in partnership with the Harford County Chapter of the NAACP.

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

State of Harford County is Strong; County Executive Glassman to Recommend Funding New Initiatives

County Executive Barry Glassman announced Tuesday that Harford County remains fiscally strong and introduced several new initiatives, even as he warned of unpredictable headwinds from the pandemic.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Harford County Offers Grants to Hotels Through State Relief Funds

Harford County hotel owners are eligible to receive grant funding through the state of Maryland to help offset COVID-19-related expenses.

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

County Executive Glassman Invites Citizen Input on Harford’s FY22 Budget; Comment Period Open Now

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will host a virtual town hall meeting this month for citizens to provide input on the next county budget – and this year will be entirely virtual via WebEx.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Harford County installs lifesaving equipment along several county trails for public to use in case

Harford County has installed lifesaving equipment along several county trails for members of the public to access in an emergency.

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Glenville Road in Darlington Closed to Traffic Indefinitely for Repairs

Glenville Road about one-quarter of a mile from its intersection with Stokes Road in Darlington will be closed to all through traffic until further notice while the road is repaired by Harford County Department of Public Works.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

County Executive Barry Glassman Announces Administration Appointments

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has announced several changes to his administration as 2021 begins.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Public Input Sought on Upgrades to Ma & Pa Dog Park in Bel Air, New Passive Park in Edgewood

Harford County Parks & Recreation is looking for the public’s input on two projects – improvements to the Ma & Pa Dog Park in Bel Air and a new park planned in Edgewood.

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Statement on Senate President Emeritus Miller’s Retirement

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today issued the following statement on the retirement of Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. “Mike” Miller:

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Glassman Grants Additional $2.1 Million for a Total of $7.1 Million to HCPS for COVID-19 Expenses

County Executive Barry Glassman on Monday granted an additional $2.1 million to Harford County Public Schools for COVID-19 related expenses, bringing to $7.1 million the school system’s total allocation from the county’s CARES Act funds.

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Holiday Greetings from Harford County

A 2020 holiday message from Harford County Executive Barry Glassman

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

McFadden Road in Pylesville Reopened Following Bridge Repairs

McFadden Road between Constitution Road and Harkins Road in Pylesville reopened today following a two-month closure for bridge repairs. Cleanup work on McFadden Road will continue early next week, which may cause intermittent delays.

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Harford County Celebrates Employment of Citizens with Differing Abilities

Celebrating the employment of citizens with disabilities, Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and Commission on Disabilities honored several individuals and organizations in a virtual celebration of their annual Employment Recognition Awards.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Section of Chestnut Hill Road in Forest Hill Closing for 8 Months for Bridge Reconstruction

Chestnut Hill Road between Barefoot Lane and Cone Hill Court in Forest Hill will close on or about Monday, December 7 for the bridge over Stout Bottle Branch to be reconstructed. The closure is expected to last eight months.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

West Chapel Road in Aberdeen Reopened After Bridge Replacement

West Chapel Road between Paradise Road and Aldino Road in Aberdeen reopened today following completion of a project to replace the bridge over Swan Creek. The project began in July and was expected to take five months but was finished ahead of schedule.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Bailey Road in Forest Hill Reopened Following Completion of Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Bailey Road between Sharon Acres Road and West Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill reopened today following a three-month closure to rehabilitate the bridge over Stirrup Run.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Nominations Sought for 2021 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards

The Harford County Historic Preservation Commission, in conjunction with the county department of planning and zoning, is seeking nominations for the 2021 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards.

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Harford to Release $9.1 Million in Second Round of COVID-19 Business Relief Grants

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to Gov. Hogan’s press conference earlier today:

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Harford County Executive Glassman Acts to Protect Public Safety in Response to COVID-19 Surge

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman is taking action to protect public safety and maintain county government services following a recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Harford County Grants $2 Million to Volunteer Fire Companies for COVID-19 Relief

Funded by the federal CARES Act, the grants will be distributed to Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association member organizations in accordance with the association’s established funding formulas.

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Harford Offering $7,500 COVID-19 Relief Grants to Childcare Providers; Other Grants Now Available

Harford County is offering $7,500 grants to help qualifying childcare providers with ongoing COVID-19-related expenses.

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Put a Spring in Your Step with New Traveling Activity Walks on Harford County Trails

Instead of just a walk, take a hop, skip or do a little dance when visiting one of Harford County’s trails.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

14 Volunteers Honored, Winners Announced in Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards Celebration

The stories of 14 selfless volunteers are being shared online in a virtual celebration of nominees for the 34th Annual Harford’s Most Beautiful People Awards.

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Submissions Sought for Harford County Veterans Photo Gallery of Honor

In lieu of the annual Veterans Resource Fair, Harford County will recognize those who served in our nation's armed forces with an online photo gallery of local veterans, both living and deceased.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Harford County Earns Clean Audit, Ends FY 2020 with $27 Million Surplus

Harford County government ended Fiscal Year 2020 with a clean opinion from external auditors and a $27.2 million surplus that will help offset lost revenue and added expenses from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2020 Participation Prize Winners Announced

Participation in the fifth annual Harford Streams Summer Adventure soared to over 1,000 citizens in 2020, raising awareness and support for protecting Harford County’s natural waterways.

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Harford County Halloween Festival Saturday, Oct. 24 at The Grove in Street

Harford County is hosting a free Halloween festival, with family- and pet-friendly activities, live music, food trucks, and local farm vendors in a unique rural setting. This new and exciting outdoor event will be held from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Grove.

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Harford County Launches Online Applications for New Residential Building Permits

Through the Harford County ePermit Center, home builders can complete online the entire permitting process for residential building permits for new single-family and two-family homes and townhouses. Paper permit applications are no longer required.

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Harford Executive Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Not to Review Rubble Landfill Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review the Maryland Court of Appeals decision favoring Harford County, Maryland, thus ending a 30-year battle over a proposed rubble landfill in Gravel Hill.

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Harford County Offering $10,000 Grants to Restaurants for COVID-19 Relief

Harford County is offering $10,000 grants to help restaurants affected by COVID-19 maintain their operations through the end of the year and prepare for winter.

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Glassman Orders Harford County Flag Lowered for Former Maryland Delegate Dr. Rose Mary Hatem Bonsack

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag lowered to half-staff, effective immediately, in honor of former Maryland delegate Dr. Rose Mary Hatem Bonsack, who died on September 27, 2020.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Harford County Launches Student Loan Repayment Program for Volunteer Fire & EMS Providers

To ease the debt burden on lifesaving volunteers, Harford County will offer up to $5,000 per year to help volunteer fire & EMS providers repay their college loans.

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Edgeley Grove Section of Ma & Pa Trail to Close Oct. 5 for Improvements

The Edgeley Grove section of the Ma & Pa Trail from Tollgate Road to the Winters Run bridge will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays from October 5 until December 1, 2020.

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

McFadden Road in Pylesville to Close Oct. 5 for Two Months

McFadden Road between Constitution Road and Harkins Road in Pylesville will close to all through traffic on or about Monday, Oct. 5 for approximately two months. The closure is necessary to complete bridge repairs.

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

347-Acre Waterfront Property Purchased for Harford County Park

Harford County has acquired 347 acres of Chesapeake Bay waterfront property for a future park, marking one of the most significant conservation achievements in county history.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Harford Executive Glassman Statement on Dementia Diagnosis for Former County Executive David Craig

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement following former Harford County Executive David Craig’s announcement that he has been diagnosed with dementia:

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Harford Restaurants Allowed to Expand Capacity for Indoor Operations to 75% Permitted by Gov. Hogan

Harford Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from Gov. Larry Hogan allowing restaurants to expand their capacity for indoor operations from 50% to 75%, effective 5 p.m. Monday, September 21, 2020:

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Harford County Disabilities Commission Seeks Nominees for 2020 Employment Recognition Awards

The Harford County Commission on Disabilities is seeking nominations for awards in recognition of October as Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Section of Grier Nursery Road Reopened

Grier Nursery Road between Walters Mill Road and Cherry Hill Road in Forest Hill has reopened following completion of bridge deck repairs.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Harford Transit LINK to Reopen Fixed-Route Bus Service on Modified Schedule Beginning September 21

Harford Transit LINK will reopen its fixed-route bus service on a modified schedule beginning Monday, September 21, with applicable COVID-19 safety measures in effect.

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

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 observe a private moment of silence on the 19th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks this Friday at 8:46 a.m.

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Section of Grier Nursery Road in Forest Hill to Close September 14 for Bridge Repairs

Grier Nursery Road between Walters Mill Road and Cherry Hill Road in Forest Hill will close to all through traffic beginning on or about Monday, September 14 for bridge deck repairs. The closure is expected to last five days.

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Harford County Government Temporarily Waives Credit Card Convenience Fees for Online Payments

To encourage social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, Harford County government is temporarily waiving credit card convenience fees for online payments made through the county website for property taxes, assessments, permits and licenses.

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Harford to Enter Stage 3 Reopening to Extent Permitted by Gov. Hogan

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from Gov. Larry Hogan allowing local jurisdictions to enter into Stage 3 of the state’s reopening plan:

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sections of Ma & Pa Trail in Forest Hill to be Closed in September for Bridge Redecking

Two sections of the Ma & Pa Trail in Forest Hill will be closed at separate times in September for the decks of the walking bridges to be replaced and for routine maintenance on the bridges’ structures.

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Harford County Shines a Light on National Recovery Month

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

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Harford County Celebrates 10th Annual Women of Tomorrow Awards with Virtual Gallery for 2020

County Executive Glassman & the Harford County Commission for Women recently recognized young women in grades seven through 12 who are dedicated to community service & superior academic achievement with Harford County Women of Tomorrow awards.

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Glassman Orders Harford County Flag Lowered for Former Council Member G. Edward Fielder

County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the Harford County flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of G. Edward Fielder, a former member of the Harford County Council who died on August 16.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Bailey Road in Forest Hill to be Closed to Through Traffic Beginning August 17

Bailey Road between Sharon Acres Road & West Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill will be closed to all through traffic for approximately three months, weather permitting, beginning on our about Monday, August 17 to rehabilitate the bridge over Stirrup Run.

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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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