William T. Martin named Harford County’s Best Elected Official for 2017 by Harford Magazine.

Havre de Grace Mayor William T. Martin named Harford County’s Best Elected Official for 2017 by Harford Magazine.

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, Harford Magazine announced Mayor Martin won the category of Best Elected Official for 2017 Best of Harford Contest

The Best of Harford Contest is sponsored by Harford Magazine. Category winners were selected by popular votes cast between September, 24 and November, 17, 2017. Over 12,000 people voted in the contest.

“This is an extraordinary honor,” said Mayor Martin. “I would like to thank Harford County for bestowing me with this great honor. It gives me a tremendous source of pride … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing: Week of Monday, February 19, 2018

 
Department of Public Works:
 

CONGRATULATIONS to the Maritime Museum for their grant award to restore the shoreline riparian buffer.  Watch for more improvements to the shoreline many of which will include informational signage to enlighten visitors on purpose and partnerships involved with shoreline and runoff improvements as we strive to keep our waterways clean. 
The City has 100% design for Lilly Run Phase I, Wetland Enhancement near the current Middle School.  Watch for next steps.  Construction will begin this year. 
Stormwater pond revitalization and landscape infiltration areas construction has begun at Concord Point Park.  These improvements will help protect the River and Bay … Read More

“Spread the Love for Historic Places” The Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation:

“Spread the Love for Historic Places”
February 2018, Heartbombing Event
Photo, Bobby Parker
 
The Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation:  www.hdgcoloredschool.net
Contact: Ms. Patricia Cole, Foundation Chair (703) 398-6133
Location of photo: 555 Alliance Street, Havre de Grace
Why we love it! :  
The Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation showered the former Havre de Grace Colored School with love.  More than just brick and mortar, the school symbolizes the lives and legacy of those ancestors who fiercely advocated for better educational opportunities for African-American students in Harford County, Maryland.  Built during the days of segregation, the building tells a story of determination and perseverance of parents, teachers and concerned citizens who simply wanted to give African-American children a … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday February 12, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday February 12, 2018
 
Office of The Mayor:

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, The Susquehanna Hose Company President Joe Miller and Chief Scott Hurst presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Culture Center at the Opera House. The City of Havre de Grace would like to thank SHCO for their donation and unwavering commitment to the citizens of Havre de Grace.
By order of Mayor William T. Martin, the downtown district was illuminated blue Saturday, February 10, 2018 in honor of Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon of the Harford County Sheriff’s office. 

Police Department:

Bourbon Street comes alive for Mardi Gras this year. Join in the festivities as we parade down Bourbon Street to Washington Street ending at American Legion on St. John’s Street. Starts Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30 p.m. Please be mindful of pedestrian traffic!

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City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday February 5, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday February 5, 2018
Office of the Mayor:
 

 On Thursday, February 1, 2018 Mayor Martin spoke at the 43rd Maryland Preservation Awards ceremony held in Annapolis and received The Havre de Grace Cultural Center at the Opera Houses Maryland Preservation Award for Project Excellence: Community Impact on behalf of the citizens of Havre de Grace.  View Press Releasehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=S_xnKOBxveY

 

On Saturday, February 3, 2018  Mayor Martin attended the MasquerAid Ball.

Police department:
 

        NHTSA’s SaferRide app will help keep drunk drivers off our roads by allowing users to call a taxi or a friend and by identifying … Read More

Havre de Grace Cultural Center at the Opera House Receives Prestigious Maryland Preservation Award.

 

The City of Havre de Grace announced today the Havre de Grace Cultural Center at the Opera House received a Maryland Preservation Award for Project Excellence: Community Impact from the Maryland Historical Trust at the 43rd Maryland Preservation Awards ceremony held in Annapolis.

According to the Maryland Historical Trust, the Preservation Awards “are the highest level of recognition for historic preservation, heritage education, and community development projects in the state.” The category of Project Excellence is awarded to projects that “demonstrate superlative historic preservation standards.”
Renovation of the Havre de Grace Cultural Center at the Opera House began in 2014 with funding … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday January 22, 2018

 
City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday January 22, 2018

Office of The Mayor:

On Thursday, January 18, 2018 Mayor Martin attended Harford Night in Annapolis.

On Saturday, January 20, 2018 Mayor Martin attended the Re-Grand Opening of LAGOM

On Sunday, January 21, 2018 Mayor Martin met with Webelos 2 Den from Pack 965 and gave them a tour of City Hall.

Police Department:
 

Havre de Grace Police have a community poll being conducted at nextdoor.com HdG Police Poll please give us feedback on what you would like us to focus on!

Havre de Grace Police has specially trained officers who teach Civil … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday January 15, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday January 15, 2018
 
Police Department:

Retired Havre de Grace Police Corporal William “Bill” Dill passed away and the Havre de Grace Police Department mourned his loss. Here is a photo of the Honor Guard paying their respect the day he was laid to rest.

Thank you Greater Grace Church of the Chesapeake for inviting us to a service to celebrate National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. We are so proud of all the support we receive from the Havre de Grace community!

Your Havre de Grace Police Department has updated its bike registry. Please add your … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday January 8, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday January 8, 2018
 
Headlines:

The Aegis:  “Havre de Grace mayor looks forward to 2018 .” View

Police Department:

On behalf of Havre de Grace Public Safety (Susquehanna Hose Company, Havre De Grace Ambulance Corps, Havre de Grace Police Department)
It may look frozen and safe to walk on but looks can be deceiving. Never walk on the ice, even to rescue a pet or another person. Call 911 immediately for help. We don’t want anyone to get hurt or die from playing around on the river, so please don’t do it
With temperatures in the arctic … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday January 1, 2018

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing
Week of Monday January 1, 2018
 
Office of the Mayor:

On January 1, 2018 Mayor Martin attended the Havre de Grace Duck Drop to celebrate the New Year.

Job Openings:

The City is accepting applications to fill a Deputy Director of Planning position.  Click Here to view  more information and to print out an application.

Police Department:

It is winter and the temperatures have dropped with that said please take extra time to prepare for travel in inclement weather. Make sure your car is clean of snow or salt, the temperature system is working, you have an emergency blanket, … Read More