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Feb 29, 2012

O’Malley’s deduction reduction proposal in trouble

ANNAPOLIS — The leader of the state Senate said Wednesday that the governor’s proposal to reduce homeowner mortgage interest tax deductions will not survive the chamber’s Budget and Taxation Committee. On a day in which Maryland Realtors pleaded with the committee to eliminate the budget provision, the office of Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, […]

Feb 24, 2012

Strata Group merging with Pennsylvania real estate firm

Yerman Witman Gaines and Conklin, a.k.a. the Strata Group, has recently downsized by shuttering several satellite offices in Bel Air, Fort Meade, Locust Point at McHenry Row and Severn Square. This week, the realty firm announced another change: a merger with the Pennsylvania-based Prudential Homesale Family of Companies. The name of the new company is […]

Feb 1, 2012

Booth starts at Katzen Eye Group’s Bel Air office

Donna Booth, M.D., F.A.C.S., is now seeing patients at Katzen Eye Group’s  Bel Air location. Booth, a board-certified ophthalmologist, will provide a variety of services to patients in Harford County including cataract surgery, anterior segment ophthalmology and dry eye services. Booth will join six practitioners at the Bel Air location, which opened its doors in […]

Jan 11, 2012

Bel Air teenager facing 1st-degree murder charges

BEL AIR — Authorities in Harford County say a 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father. The Harford County sheriff’s office says deputies responded on Monday night to a report of domestic disturbance at a Bel Air home and found blood outside. Authorities say Robert C. Richardson III […]

Jan 10, 2012

Bel Air teen charged in father’s shooting death

BEL AIR — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with fatally shooting his father at their Bel Air home and dumping the body in a pond behind a relative’s home in Aberdeen. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the home on Monday night for a domestic disturbance. They found blood and […]

Oct 30, 2011

The legal horrors of Halloween

Matthew P. Woods was sitting in his Towson law office in March 2007 when a scary story came across his desk. There were no ghouls, vampires or undead serial killers involved, but enough questions of liability to send chills down the spine of any homeowner who fears a negligence lawsuit. Woods’ client, Wanda E. Boyd, […]

Sep 22, 2011

Harford County employers honored at annual awards program

Five Harford County employers were honored by county business and community leaders Wednesday at the annual Harford Awards Program for their outstanding contributions to the community, the economy and their employees. The 2011 winners are: Bowhead Science & Technology LLC of Belcamp, technology award; Celebree Learning Centers Inc. of Forest Hill, service award; Johnson Family […]

Sep 21, 2011

Wegmans opens massive store in Harford County

Wegmans grocery store has continued to spread through the Northeast, opening its fourth store in Maryland in Bel Air. The new location — at The Boulevard at Box Hill — was packed Wednesday with people from all around the state wanting to fill their carts, get something to eat or just wander around the vast grocery store.

Sep 2, 2011

Baltimore Grand Prix has fans excited, despite slow start

The Baltimore Grand Prix drew crowds Friday morning, even if the tracks hadn’t drawn the cars on time. Practices for the city’s inaugural Grand Prix were to have begun at 8 a.m., but they were delayed for more than four hours as crews worked on the track and fencing surrounding the course. The three-day racing […]

Jul 22, 2011

ShopRite comes to Timonium, Lutherville strip mall for sale, tidbits and more

The shelves will once again be stocked in the grocery at Fairgrounds Plaza in Timonium as a new ShopRite moves in next week. The 57,000-square-foot anchor in the plaza at 37 West Aylesbury Road where the former Super Fresh once lived will have its grand opening July 31. A  soft open is scheduled for July […]

Jul 10, 2011

Bel Air officers dismissed from Defend Life suit

A federal judge in Baltimore has dismissed Bel Air police officers as defendants in a lawsuit brought by anti-abortion demonstrators, finding the officers were simply acting as backup for Maryland state troopers and did not participate in the alleged constitutional-rights violations. The members of Defend Life Inc. claim they were strip-searched after being arrested and […]

Mar 14, 2011

State’s Irish capital gears up for its big day

Here in Maryland’s most Irish town, Shamrock Park is within walking distance of three pubs proudly serving Dublin’s classic draught, Guinness. “We’re pretty much cranked up here by 8 a.m.” on St. Patrick’s Day, said Chris Schlehr, the town administrator of Bel Air. More than one in six residents here has Irish ancestry, according to […]

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