Prost: “Rain Tax” is Easy to Demonize, Harder to Help People Understand Reason for Fee and Risk if It is Reduced or Repealed

From Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director, Chesapeake Bay Foundation: The so-called “rain tax” is easy to demonize. It makes a convenient political target (“Governor Larry Hogan Introduces Legislation to Repeal ‘Rain Tax,’” Feb. 12). What’s harder is to help people understand the reason for the fee, and the risk to Baltimore and Harford counties of […]

Neighbors Maintain Opposition to Regent at Stone House Project in Churchville; Urge Participation in Jan. 28 Community Meeting

The following letter was provided by a group of Glenville Road residents who oppose the Regent at Stone House wedding/event venue in Churchville, as well as recent media coverage of the issue: Yesterday, 1/23/2015, there was an article in the Aegis which clearly supported the owners of 517 Glenville Road, property setting for the proposed […]

Simpson: “If the Councilman is Too Frightened to Talk Directly to the People, He or She Should Resign”

From Omar J. Simpson, Esq.: Shocking…But Not So Shocking As a longtime, Edgewood, Aberdeen and Joppa residents have often been treated in a dismissive manner by local politicians. It is no surprise to me that the new Harford Council security policy was never discussed. Edgewood residents are often ignored and have policies acted upon them […]